Jackets and Piano Featured in Beatles’ “Help!” Movie Sell for Thousands at UK Auction

By Music News Group

Capitol Records/Universal MusicA pair of jackets worn by Ringo Starr and the late George Harrison while filming The Beatles‘ 1965 movie Help!, and a piano that Paul McCartney played in the film brought big bucks at a Fab Four-themed U.K. memorabilia auction Thursday. The items come from the personal collection of Richard Lester, the director of the comedy adventure caper.

According to the U.K.’s Press Association, the jacket Starr donned sold for 61,100 pounds, or about $100,000, including the buyer’s premium, while Harrison’s jacket fetched 54,000 pounds, approximately $89,000. Both garments were …read more

Source: http://abcnewsradioonline.com/music-news/2014/3/21/jackets-and-piano-featured-in-beatles-help-movie-sell-for-th.html

    

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