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    Beatles - Music Memorabilia, Beatles - Ed Sullivan Contact Sheets. When The Beatles made their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show in February of 1964, it was and remains the most important event in the history of Rock music. Those of us in our forties today remember with fondness and excitement the atmosphere created by four young guys from Liverpool, England. As all of us recall where we were during the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963, we likewise remember being mesmerized in front of our small black-and-white television sets on Sunday February 9, 1964, at 8 p.m., when the Beatles made their American debut on The Ed Sullivan Show. It was reported that over 73 million people tuned in. The next time they appeared was on February 16, 1964 from Miami Beach. Offered in this amazing lot of (83) black and white contact sheets of photos, both 35mm and 2.25" X 2.25" negatives were used, of the Beatles' appearances on the Ed Sullivan Show. This historic lot includes never-before-seen images of the boys backstage rehearsing, chatting with the stage manager, romping on the Miami beach, or sitting for photos with somebody's kids. These photos are tremendously fascinating, as it really is the only behind-the-scenes shots we have of these historic events. Also included are images of everyone from the Animals to Bobby Rydell, to little Stevie Wonder appearing on the show. And finally, included are another (34) black and white contact sheets of the Dave Clark 5, as appearing on the Ed Sullivan Show. Very Fine+. From the collection of Bill Paquin.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2003
    20th-23rd Thursday-Sunday
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