The Beatles film concert performance sequence for ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ 50 years ago today (Mar 31 1964)

Video: 'The Beatles - A Hard Day's Night Concert Scene'

(Tuesday, March 31, 1964) — Following a four-day Easter break, The Beatles returned to London’s Scala Theatre today to film the concert performance sequence which marked the climax of the A Hard Day’s Night film. The performance took place in front of 350 fans, including Phil Collins, then a 13-year-old child actor, but later to find fame with Genesis and as a solo artist.

In the film The Beatles are shown miming to four songs: Tell Me Why, If I Fell, I Should Have Known Better and She Loves You. The also filmed others, including And I Love Her and You Can’t Do That, but these were unused in the final cut.

Video: 'The Beatles - You Can't Do That - Outtake From A Hard Days Night'

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