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The Beatles Once Upon a Time

by Astrid Kirchherr and Max Scheler

Hardcover, 176 pages, Harry N Abrams Inc, List Price: $27.50 |


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Gathers black and white photographs of the Beatles taken in 1964 in Liverpool and in London during the making of their first feature film, and includes pictures of other musicians from Liverpool and brief explanations of the photographs.

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Astrid Kircherr (left) and her manager, Ulf Kruger, pose at a Beatlemania exhibition opening in Hamburg, Germany in 2009. Krafft Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Beatles' Photographer Astrid Kirchherr Opens Up

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