The Paul McCartney Project

Filming of “Waterfalls” promotional video

June 1980 • Posted in “A day in the life


From The Beatles Diary Volume 2: After The Break-Up 1970-2001:

Featuring production again from Keef & Co., Paul shoots a promotional film for the song ‘Waterfalls’ on a specially built set in the middle of Wandsworth Common, with additional scenes being shot in a disused aircraft hangar. To assist with the taping, Paul obtains one and a half tons of polystyrene, and an eight-foot Polar bear called Olaf, hired from Chipperfield’s Circus. After numerous re-edits of the sequences, a total of six different promotional films are prepared, but only version three will be screened on shows such as Meet Paul McCartney […]

Last updated on May 4, 2020

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