The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour Outtake (Fish And Chips)

Written by on September 12, 2020

September 11, 1967: Filming began for "Magical Mystery Tour" as the Beatles and a couple of dozen actors hit the road to the English countryside in a psychedelic motor coach. The film was about a group of tourists on a coach tour who experience strange happenings caused by magicians; the premise was inspired by Ken Kesey's Further adventures with the Merry Pranksters and the then-popular coach trips from Liverpool to see the Blackpool Lights.

The film was mostly Paul's idea. With an emphasis on spontaneity and improvisation, there was no real script, nor a very clear idea of exactly what was to be accomplished, and not even a clear direction about where the bus was actually supposed to go. Filming would go on for the next two weeks.

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