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Saturday, February 16, 2019

Did Director Richard Lester Do A Cameo In The Beatles' "A Hard Day's Night"? (1964) (video)

When the Beatles made their first film, American director Richard Lester was hired.

He had earlier directed "The Running Jumping & Standing Still Film", a Beatles favorite.
Lester gave their film the same sense of nonsensical, wildly satirical fun.

But did he give himself a cameo appearance in it, as some directors do?

Yes...but not intentionally.

During the final extended concert sequence, Lester was caught on camera...
...just barely.

It's not much, but he did manage a tiny bit of screen immortality. 

(Two songs removed for copyright reasons.)
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