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The inside photo of the Red and Blue albums
20 November 2012
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When you open up the LP, there's a photo that covers the whole inside, of a group of apparently ordinary people standing behind an iron grate fence, facing the camera, the four Beatles among them.

 

For years, I've always wondered about one guy in the photo.  He's way over on the right (our right), very clean-cut, almost Kennedy-esque good looks.  He seems to be giving the squirrel-eye, a kind of hostile stare, at someone way over on the left (our left), just to Paul's right.  It seems the object of his stare is some other young guy who is just minding his business, looking straight ahead at the camera, his arms crossed.

 

Okay, just wanted to get that off my chest after all these years, and I guess this is just the venue for it.  It would be neat if anyone else ever noticed this and wondered about it.

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20 November 2012
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P.S.: I couldn't figure out how to make the picture as large as it appears at Google Images --

 

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_0FaQ…..read93.jpg

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20 November 2012
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Pics get automatically resized. They'll show full versions (or as big as the site width will allow) when you click on them.

I never really thought about that guy before, or noticed that he looked like a Kennedy.

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20 November 2012
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Where was this photo taken? I've always wondered that and there's no info on the web. Anyone know??

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21 November 2012
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Dunno where, but I've got a vague recollection of reading that it was taken during the Mad Day Out. Not sure about that tho; surely Joe or someone else would be able to confirm/deny.

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21 November 2012
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That picture was taken during the Mad Day Out, and they are at St Pancras Old Church, according to this site.

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21 November 2012
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Im pretty sure the location of that picture is written on the red and blue lps. Loved looking at the pic when i was younger and how the red and blue covers were so similar.

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24 November 2012
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This is where the picture was taken: http://www.beatlesbible.com/19…..tion-five/

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25 November 2012
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I used to stare at that píc for hours when I was a child. (One of my sisters had Red and Blue Albums). I also used to think in theories of who the people were. I was convinced it was a photo montage and the boy at the front was John Lennon as a kid.

 

Of course I was wrong. But this shows how much that pic fascinated me.

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28 November 2012
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To me, it appears there are several people looking in the same direction as "Mr. Arms-Crossed" including George, Paul and Ringo.

What I really want to know is why that one kid in front is the only one outside the fence. Did he manage to capture all of those people and they were his prisoners?

*did anyone else just hear Patti Boyd say "Prisoners?"*

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unknown said
That picture was taken during the Mad Day Out, and they are at St Pancras Old Church, according to this site.

What site?

We were talking about the people who hide themselves behind a wall of illusion.

16 December 2013
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YouWontSeeMe said

unknown said
That picture was taken during the Mad Day Out, and they are at St Pancras Old Church, according to this site.

What site?

I think unknown was referring to Beatles Bible. Yeah, you can read about it here.

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