Unpublished photographs of the Beatles, taken during filming for the BBC TV documentary, 'The Mersey
Lot 251
Unpublished photographs of the Beatles, taken during filming for the BBC TV documentary, 'The Mersey Sound', August 1963,
Sold for £5,400 (US$ 9,076) inc. premium
Lot Details
Unpublished photographs of the Beatles, taken during filming for the BBC TV documentary, 'The Mersey Sound',
August 1963,
comprising seven colour prints (9cm, 3½in square) and thirty black and white prints (7.5 x 10.5cm, 3 x 4in), to be sold with copyright

Footnotes

  • The black and white photographs were taken on 27th August, at the Little Theatre, Southport, with the group performing several songs without an audience. The colour pictures were taken on and around the Mersey ferry on 29th August.
    Shot by the assistant sound recordist on the production, the negatives no longer exist.

    For full background details, see pps. 119-120, 'The Complete Beatles Chronicle', Mark Lewisohn, Pyramid Books, 1992.
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