Filming: Magical Mystery Tour

Although the studio recording of ‘The Fool On The Hill’ was complete, there was no suitable film footage available for the song.

On this day Paul McCartney, Mal Evans and cameraman Aubrey Dewar flew to France to shoot a daydream sequence in various locations in Nice.

McCartney forgot his passport and money, but managed nonetheless to get through customs. “I told them, ‘You know who I am so why do you need to see a photograph of me in a passport?’,” he later explained.

No filming was done on this day. Instead, the party checked into a hotel and hired a taxi driver, who woke them at 3.30am the following morning.

Paul McCartney in Magical Mystery Tour's sequence for The Fool On The Hill, 1967

Last updated: 22 October 2018
Filming: Magical Mystery Tour
Filming: Magical Mystery Tour
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