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New rare Beatles pictures found in Blackpool
« on: February 11, 2008, 11:32:38 AM »

The Gazette has uncovered two never before seen pictures of the lads strolling through the streets of Blackpool ahead of one of their shows in the resort.

They are appealing for anyone who knows who took them to get in touch.

Follow the link to the story and see the pix

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http://www.blackpoolgazette.co.uk/blackpoolnews/First-sight-of-new-Beatles.3762239.jp
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Re: New rare Beatles pictures found in Blackpool
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2008, 11:43:00 AM »

Welcome SeasideBeatle, and thanks! Here's the full story, and pics:





First sight of new Beatles pictures By robin duke

A MAGICAL Mystery Tour of photographs of The Beatles in Blackpool can be seen for the first time as part of a new exhibition in the resort.
The photographs were taken by an unknown photographer when The Beatles were recording an appearance at the ABC Theatre for television are part of the Showtown Exhibition. They are now on display in the Olympia Balcony of the Winter Gardens as part of the Shazam! festival of circus, magic and new variety.

"We don't know who took them and the owner of the material wants to remain anonymous," said Prof Vanessa Toulmin, director of the National Fairground Archive and curator of Admission All Classes, who has compiled the Showtown Exhibition.

"Basically they were purchased from someone in Blackpool many years ago, but we have no details of the photographer at all. It's a mystery
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Re: New rare Beatles pictures found in Blackpool
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2008, 03:00:22 PM »

Thanks for this very interesting link, SeasideBeatle, and for posting the story and pics here, Paul!
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Re: New rare Beatles pictures found in Blackpool
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2008, 06:00:22 PM »

Welcome to the forum, SeasideBeatle, and thank you for the news.
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Re: New rare Beatles pictures found in Blackpool
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2008, 10:27:12 PM »

wow, cool pics!  :o

yes, welcome to the forums Seaside Beatle!
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« Reply #5 on: October 20, 2008, 04:27:58 AM »

*sigh* john in that last one!

<3 so handsome
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Re: New rare Beatles pictures found in Blackpool
« Reply #6 on: October 20, 2008, 07:37:59 PM »

Thanks for the pictures and welcome to the board!!!!  That's my ever beloved Neil Aspinall sitting next to Paul in the second picture...............and I don't have that one of Neil in my collection.  Thank you so much for posting it!!!
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« Reply #7 on: October 20, 2008, 08:50:49 PM »

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That's my ever beloved Neil Aspinall sitting next to Paul in the second picture...............

wow, he looks so young there... then again, they all do!
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