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Filming: Help!, the Bahamas

The Beatles returned to New Providence Island in the Bahamas on this day, following three days of filming Help! on Paradise Island and Rose Island.

Filming: Help!, the Bahamas

This was the last day of filming on Victoria Beach, Rose Island in the Bahamas, for Help!, The Beatles’ second feature film.

Filming: Help!, the Bahamas

The Beatles filmed sequences for Help!, their second feature film, on Paradise Island’s Cabbage Beach and Rose Island’s Victoria Beach.

Filming: Help!, the Bahamas

As on the previous day, The Beatles filmed scenes on Paradise Island’s Cabbage Beach. It was the seventh day of their Bahamian shooting schedule for Help!, their second feature film.

Filming: Help!, the Bahamas

The Beatles filmed scenes on Cabbage Beach, a two-mile stretch of sand on the northern side of Paradise Island in the Bahamas, on this day.

Filming: Help!, the Bahamas

On the fifth day of filming Help! in the Bahamas, The Beatles appeared in scenes on Balmoral Island, including the famous sequence for Another Girl.

Filming: Help!, the Bahamas

The Beatles filmed a number of scenes for Help! in the Bahamas on this day, in a shoot lasting from 8.30am-5.30pm on New Providence Island.

Filming: Help!, the Bahamas

The third day of filming for The Beatles’ Help! involved a return to Interfield Road in Nassau, New Providence Island, where they had appeared before the cameras the previous day. They filmed a number of scenes in the area between 8.30am and 5.30pm.

Filming: Help!, the Bahamas

The Beatles had their full day of filming for their second feature film Help!, beginning the 8.30am-5.30pm schedule that was maintained throughout their two-week Bahamanian shoot.

Filming: A Hard Day’s Night

Six busy weeks spent filming A Hard Day’s Night came to a close on this day, with a final scene being shot at Edgehill Road in Ealing, London.

Filming: A Hard Day’s Night

The Beatles had filmed scenes at Gatwick Airport for the Can’t Buy Me Love sequence of the A Hard Day’s Night film on 13 March 1964. More footage was needed, however, which was captured on this day.

Filming: A Hard Day’s Night

The Beatles were filmed this morning descending the iron staircase at the back of the Hammersmith Odeon, which became the beginning of one of two Can’t Buy Me Love sequences in the A Hard Day’s Night film.

Filming: A Hard Day’s Night

Most of the scenes for A Hard Day’s Night were complete by this date, with a handful still to be filmed. On this day, The Beatles didn’t appear on camera, but recorded extra dialogue to be dubbed onto the images.

Filming: A Hard Day’s Night

This was the second and final day of filming at the exclusive London private members’ club Les Ambassadeurs, following an earlier shoot on 17 March 1964.