- director Richard Lester's groundbreaking Beatles' film turns 50 this year. To mark the anniversary, archive restoration specialists, Archivum Publishing, have delved deep into the archives of London photo agency Rex Features, discovering a treasure trove of rare and previously unseen photographs from the filming of The Beatles classic second movie of 1965. Each photograph in the publication, "Eight Arms To Hold You - The Forgotten Archives" is currently being painstakingly restored and remastered by renowned artist, Paul Skellett. The publication also features expert narration, commentary and insights into the music and the movie by acclaimed Beatles author, Simon Wells (author of "The Beatles: 365 Days"). Archivum Publishing are known for their lateral thinking in archives, and this allows them to find content overlooked by other publishers.
Rex Features hold a great collection of files relating to The Beatles, and this in turn, opened the door to a number of extremely rare and previously unused images from the making of Help! "Eight Arms To Hold You" is the definitive guide to Help! From London to The Bahamas, via The Alps and Stonehenge.
First Edition Hardback - LP size - 200+ photographic pages featuring fully restored colour and black and white photographs - Presented in a unique art slipcase. Included in the First Edition is: The Fan Edition of the book in a unique presentation slip case. Each book is signed by the curators, artists and authors of the book.
Three restored and remastered museum archive grade rare prints featuring the Fab Four, signed by the curator and artist of the book. An old-school screen printed 4 fold double sided poster celebrating the book. Your name on the credits page and a further page byline credit if your memento gets featured exclusively in the fans edition. NB: This book is sealed so I can not verify its contents. I have a second book which I opened and photographed; these photos were included to provide a glimpse of the sealed book.
This edition contains 208 pages. This is 28 pages longer than the regular 180 page addition that is more commonly found for sale. These first edition books are few and far between so get it while you can.
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