CBS took the outside of the Ed Sullivan Theatre (home of Late Show with David Letterman) and converted it back to what it looked like 50 years ago this week when The Beatles made their U.S. television debut [x].
First photo taken by Dezo Hoffmann from one of my old scans and second courtesy of CBS’s instagram
John, George and Paul during the Help! album recording sessions, February - March of 1965.
Ph: Dezo Hoffmann (?)
“Playing hide-and-seek with Cynthia in the corner of the pool at Bernie Castro’s villa.” -Dezo Hoffmann
At Dezo Hoffmann’s Studio in Wardour Street, June 1963 [x]
Paris, January 1964. Behind the Beatles is the Olympia Music Hall ‘Les Beatles’ poster, featuring photos by Astrid Kirchherr. Ph: Dezo Hoffmann (?)
EMI Studios, February - April, 1964: Recording A Hard Day’s Night. Ph: Dezo Hoffmann (?)
February 16, 1964: In Miami, rehearsing for the Ed Sullivan Show.
ph: Dezo Hoffmann
20 Forthlin Road, April 1963. Ph: Dezo Hoffmann
Paul, John and Ringo (poor Georgie was too sick to go) at Central Park, February 8, 1964. Ph: Dezo Hoffmann