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Filming: A Hard Day’s Night

On 7 April 1964 The Beatles had filmed the interior scenes at the police station for A Hard Day’s Night. On this day they shot the chase scenes outside.

Filming: A Hard Day’s Night

The Beatles filmed scenes outside the Scala Theatre in London on this day, and also in the nearby Scala Street, Tottenham Street and Charlotte Mews. The Scala Theatre was where the concert performance for A Hard Day’s Night had been filmed on 31 March 1964.

Filming: A Hard Day’s Night

The Beatles filmed studio and on-location scenes for the A Hard Day’s Night film on this day, at Twickenham Film Studios and on the nearby Arlington Road.

Filming: A Hard Day’s Night

A week after filming chase sequences for the opening scenes of A Hard Day’s Night, The Beatles returned to Marylebone Station in London to complete the scenes.

Filming: A Hard Day’s Night

The Beatles returned to Twickenham Film Studios on this day to film the production office sequences for A Hard Day’s Night.

Filming: A Hard Day’s Night

Ringo Starr was the only Beatle to take part in this day’s filming for A Hard Day’s Night. His riverside scene was filmed along the River Thames towpath and embankment in Kew, Surrey, without the other Beatles being present.

Filming: A Hard Day’s Night

On this day, at Twickenham Film Studios, The Beatles filmed the scenes for A Hard Day’s Night inside the police station. The exterior shots of the station were filmed in London’s Notting Hill Gate on 16 April.

Filming: A Hard Day’s Night

The Beatles returned to Twickenham Film Studios on this day to film the make-up room sequence of their debut feature film A Hard Day’s Night.

Filming: A Hard Day’s Night

On this day The Beatles filmed the press interview scenes at the Scala Theatre, London, for their debut feature film A Hard Day’s Night.

Filming: A Hard Day’s Night

The day after filming the concert performance sequence at the Scala Theatre, London, The Beatles returned to the venue to shoot the more scenes.

Filming: A Hard Day’s Night

Following their four-day Easter break, The Beatles returned to London’s Scala Theatre to film the concert performance sequence which marked the climax of the A Hard Day’s Night film.

Filming: A Hard Day’s Night

This was the last of four consecutive days spent filming at the Scala Theatre in London. After this date The Beatles enjoyed an Easter break before returning to the Scala on 31 March. In between, John and Cynthia Lennon went with George Harrison and Pattie Boyd to Dromolan Castle in County Clare, Ireland. Ringo Starr… Read more »

Filming: A Hard Day’s Night

This was the first day of filming at the Scala Theatre in London, where the performance finale of A Hard Day’s Night took place. In all The Beatles were at the Scala for seven working days, until 31 March when the final performance in front of an audience took place.

Filming: A Hard Day’s Night

The Beatles filmed parts of A Hard Day’s Night at Twickenham Film Studios in the morning and afternoon, and in between visited London’s Dorchester Hotel to attend a Variety Club awards dinner.