Filming: A Hard Day’s Night

Following two days at Twickenham Film Studios, work on A Hard Day’s Night moved to Gatwick Airport.

The Beatles arrived at 10am. The first scene to be shot was the one which closes the film, in which the group run to board a helicopter and reams of signed promotional photographs are scattered as they ascend.

The Beatles in A Hard Day's Night, 13 March 1964

In the afternoon The Beatles were filmed fooling around on a helipad. A helicopter was flown overhead, with an airborne cameraman filming their antics. The footage was later incorporated into one of the film’s two ‘Can’t Buy Me Love’ scenes.

The Beatles in A Hard Day's Night, 13 March 1964

Last updated: 25 January 2023
Filming: A Hard Day's Night
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