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    Beatles with Ed Sullivan Original Photo. A great b&w 11" x 14" photo of John, Paul, and Ringo hanging out with Ed Sullivan, taken February 9, 1964, during rehearsals at CBS Studios for what would their first American TV appearance (and the start of the British Invasion). George was at the hotel, suffering from a cold, when the photo was taken. Newspaper reviews published the next morning dismissed the band as a fad, stating that the Beatles "could not carry a tune across the Atlantic." Their first American concert appearance was two days later, and the rest, as they say, is history. The photo is in Very Fine condition with a little bit of rippling and some small creases near the top. It has been matted and framed to an overall size of 18.5" x 14", with a New York Herald Tribune photo assignment form with caption visible where it has been affixed en verso.

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    October, 2007
    6th-7th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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