HELP! Princess Soraya greeted by The Beatles in the Bahamas


HELP! Princess Soraya greeted by The Beatles in the Bahamas
by Darius Kadivar

Princess Soraya (Second from Left) greeted by The Beatles ( Left to right: Ringo Starr, Soraya, Jane Asher, Paul McCartney, John Lennon and George Harrison) on Providence Island, Bahamas at the airport prior to shooting in Richard Lester's movie "HELP" (1965), their Second movie since "A Hard Day's Night".
Photo: Chicago Tribune Archives -UPI Telephoto

Behind the scenes:
The Beatles on Providence Island in the Bahamas - during filming of 'Help!' February 1965. (Notice Princess Soraya appears briefly @ 30 sec in Sun glasses and a white sweater then turns around.)

Scenes Shot at the airport on Providence Island:

Trailer of HELP ( Re masterized 2007 version):

Director Richard Lester speaks to Beatles Manager Brian Epstein about his new film HELP:
1965 begins with John & Cynthia Lennon skiing, Ringo marries Maureen, Dick Lester with Brian Epstein on Hullabaloo, the boys start Help! airports, Bahamas, Austria, back in the UK and Top of the Pops! January thru april footage!

"You've Got To Hide Your Love Away" song from HELP !:

"Another Girl" Song from HELP !:

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RESTORATION: The Beatles Royal Shakespearean Performance & BONNE ANNEE 2010 !

NOWHERE BOY: John Before Lennon a Tribute 30 years after his assassination
KNIGHTHOOD: Vatican Pardons Lennon's "Jesus" Remark ;0)

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THE SOUND OF SILENCE: Helen Keller and Arthur Pope at the Persian Art Exhibit

HOLLYWOOD PRINCESS: Shah of Iran Meets Shirley Temple (Oct 23rd, 1969)

CLEOPATRA VISITS PERSIA: Elizabeth Taylor Visits Isfahan's Chehel Setoon (1974)

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