The Beatles begin filming ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 11 1967)

(Monday, September 11, 1967, 10:45 a.m. BST) — The Beatles began filming Magical Mystery Tour, a surreal comedy television film about a group of people on a charabanc trip, today at London’s Allsop Place, near the Baker Street underground station.

The film was unscripted and shooting proceeded on the basis of a mostly handwritten collection of ideas, sketches and situations, which Beatle Paul McCartney called the “Scrupt”.

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