“Magical Mystery Tour” screening in London

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
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BFI (British Film Institute), London, UK

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Magical Mystery Tour (TV Special)

1967 • For The Beatles • Directed by The Beatles

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On this day, Paul McCartney attended a screening of The Beatles’ newly-restored 1967 film “Magical Mystery Tour” in London, as part of the promotion of its upcoming reissue of the film on DVD and Blu-Ray.

Paul sat next to George Martin’s son Giles, who worked on the audio clean-up of the film. Among the other guests of the night were Pattie Boyd, Peter Blake, Ray Cooper, Paul Wickens, Liam Gallagher, Peter Asher, Paul Weller, Terry Jones and Neil Innes.

First screening of magical mystery tour, I sat next to Paul. It sounded fantastic- well I didn’t get prodded so I think we got away with it!

Giles Martin – From Twitter, October 3, 2012

From paulmccartney.com, October 6, 2012:

Last Tuesday 2nd October Paul attended a screening of The Beatles’ ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ film at London’s BFI (British Film Institute), where he also met up with Beady Eye’s Liam Gallagher.

The screening was to celebrate the restoration of the 1967 film which is being released on DVD and Blu-ray this Monday the 8th October.

UK fans can watch the film as well as a new Arena documentary tonight on BBC2 from 9.45. International fans should check local listings for broadcasts in their area.

From For Whom The Bell Tells, December 31, 2012:

By the time October rolled around, it was time for Paul to have a little fun. The month kicked off with a special screening of The Beatles’ ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ film at London’s BFI to celebrate the restoration and DVD release of the film. One person who was thrilled to see Paul in attendance was Beady Eye’s Liam Gallagher, who waited patiently and politely to be photographed with Paul. We won’t tell anyone, Liam…

From Paul McCartney on Twitter: “Paul w/Liam Gallagher at recent Beatles screening of Magical Mystery Tour. UK fans check out BBC2 from 9.45 tonight http://t.co/KgdTZTM9” / Twitter
From Sir Paul McCartney attends a gala screening of Magical Mystery Tour… News Photo – Getty Images – LONDON, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 02: Sir Paul McCartney attends a gala screening of Magical Mystery Tour at The BFI Southbank on October 2, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)

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