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Old Feb 02, 2015, 12:19 AM   #1
Nick Strongbow
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Default New Direct To Fan book - Eight Arms To Hold You

A new direct-to-fan publication celebrating 50 years of the movie, HELP! and The Beatles.

This is a quote from the PRESS RELEASE

Archivum Publishing, have delved deep into the archives of London photo agency Rex Features, discovering a treasure trove of rare and previously unseen photographs from the filming of The Beatles classic second movie of 1965.
“Eight Arms To Hold You” is the definitive guide to ‘Help!’, from London to The Bahamas, via The Alps and Stonehenge.
Each of the 250+ black & white and colour photographic pages in the publication documenting the making of ‘Help!’ are being painstakingly restored by renowned artist, Paul Skellett. The publication also features expert narration, commentary and insights into the music and the movie by acclaimed Beatles author, Simon Wells (author of “The Beatles: 365 Days”).

Through the direct-to-fan music site PledgeMusic, fans have the opportunity to become part of the making of the book and access upfront, exclusive related content. Pledging fans can also be immortalised with a credit in the book and have a chance to contribute their stories to the final print edition. For those who order a copy of the advance strictly limited fan edition, there is also the opportunity to win a prestigious hand finished Hofner bass guitar, as well as attending celebration events at Liverpool’s legendary Cavern Club and other venues.

Author Simon Wells speaking of the project says that “this is an incredible collection and absolute must for any true Beatles fan offering a new insight into the group, an essential addition to the Beatles library.”
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Legal notice: ‘Eight Arms To Hold You (The Forgotten Photo Archives)’ is an independent production and has no connection with, nor license from The Beatles or Apple Corps Ltd.
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