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(Monday, September 18, 1967) — The second week of filming for The Beatles’ Magical Mystery Tour television special began today with a visit to the Raymond Revuebar strip club in London’s Soho.

The Beatles and other passengers from the coach trip were filmed watching Jan Carson’s topless strip, accompanied by the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band performing “Death Cab For Cutie.”

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On August 27, 1967 , The Beatles were left facing an uncertain future when their manager, Brian Epstein, tragically passed away. To address this dilemma, the band members, along with a few trusted associates, gathered at Paul McCartney’s London residence on  September 1 . They resolved to continue working on their television special, “Magical Mystery Tour.”

The filming of “ Magical Mystery Tour ” commenced from September 11 to 15 , with most of the shooting taking place in and around Newquay. On September 16 , The Beatles returned to the recording studio to further develop the project’s soundtrack.

On this day, September 18, the second week of filming for “ Magical Mystery Tour ” began, with the crew selecting the Raymond Revuebar strip club in London’s Soho district as that day’s filming location. The Beatles and their fellow male travellers from the coach trip were filmed as they watched Jan Carson, one of the club’s performers, while the band Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band played the song, “ Death Cab For Cutie .” Although the shoot was scheduled for the early hours, it experienced a delay due to the band’s instruments being stolen in Dulwich the previous night. Filming only commenced once the band managed to secure replacement instruments.

In the final edit of the show, a “Censored” sign was strategically placed over Jan Carson’s exposed chest. This creative decision was made by The Beatles in order to prevent the BBC and other broadcasters from potentially cutting the entire scene.

The filming of “ Magical Mystery Tour ” carried on the next day , and for the remainder of the week, The Beatles shot scenes at West Malling Air Station in Maidstone.

Paul McCartney collaborated again with the Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band circa March 1968, when he produced their most successful single, “ I’m the Urban Spaceman “, under the pseudonym Apollo C. Vermouth.

From Wikipedia :

The Raymond Revuebar (1958–2004) was a theatre and strip club at 11 Walker’s Court (now the location of The Box Soho nightclub), in the centre of London’s Soho district. For many years, it was the only venue in London that offered full-frontal, on-stage nudity of the sort commonly seen in other cities in Europe and North America. Its huge brightly lit sign declaring it to be the “World Centre of Erotic Entertainment” made the Revuebar a local landmark. […]

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For me, the most bizarre moments were the two days I spent auditioning a room full of strippers from Raymond’s Review Bar in Soho while John and George ogled them, strictly in the cause of art. Paul Raymond, the emperor of strip clubs, joined in enthusiastically, lining up his best girls and being as helpful as possible. He grew so wealthy he bought the Windmill Theater, famous for never closing during the war. It had always seemed the height of sophistication and sinfulness, the kind of place where sleek men with pencil mustaches and dinner jackets went for fun. This matched the camp style of the Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band that Paul hired to play to the filmed striptease session. Tony Bramwell – From “ Magical Mystery Tours: My Life with the Beatles “, 2005
During the auditions, we couldn’t decide among a final handful of long-legged lovelies and asked several to come back. We narrowed it down to one: Jan Carson. I got her to repeatedly strip while the Bonzos played “Death Cab for Cutie” over and over again, in camp impersonations of Elvis dressed in silver sequined suits. The shoot itself, with all the male members of the Mystery Tour and John and George sitting slumped center stage gawping, was very funny in a macabre way, given that “Cutie” described the final moments of a pretty young thing and the driver of a cab that jumped the red lights and crashed. This was the final scene in the film; one that played it out to fade and final credits. Paul knew that the BBC would object to the nudity, so in the edit he slapped on a big placard that read CENSORED over Jan’s bare breasts. Tony Bramwell – From “ Magical Mystery Tours: My Life with the Beatles “, 2005
Apparently, one of The Beatles’ managers had come to see me and had taken away some pictures for The Beatles to approve. Jan Carson – From “ The Beatles: Off the Record ” by Keith Badman, 2008
It was a fun time filming Magical Mystery Tour. Paul wanted another scene in a strip club with the Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band, so I persuaded Paul Raymond to let us use his Review Bar early in the morning. We had a young lady ready to perform and things were just getting going when two gentlemen from the technicians’ union arrived to stop us filming without union permission. They said we should have a crew of 32 and we only had about three guys. They were very unhappy. ‘We will black this and it will never be shown if you carry on without the proper manning levels,’ he said. The union sent the cost spiralling by thousands of pounds as we had to pay all these people we did not want and did not use. Paul was very angry. Alistair Taylor – From “ With The Beatles “, 2011
The coach journeyed down to Devon and Cornwall but I stayed behind to “mind the shop” and prepare for the sequences to be filmed in Raymond’s Revue Bar, a Soho strip club. I had approached the owner, Paul Raymond, when The Beatles suggested the scenes and he was thrilled to help. He had one proviso, we must film early in order that we did not disrupt his regular trade. That seemed fair but there is early and there is early! We began on Monday 18 September at 6am. That is early! We had problems almost immediately when two representatives of the cinema trades union arrived and threatened to close us down unless we employed the “correct” number of staff. The whole idea of the project was to operate with a minimum crew but these jokers were about to saddle us with thirty two technicians and ancillary staff. We never saw most of them but the rules and regulations stipulated thirty two staff and we had to “employ” thirty two staff if we wanted to finish the film. It was ridiculous! Alistair Taylor – From “ The Making of The Beatles’ Magical Mystery Tour ” by Tony Barrow, 1999
The scene in the strip club was with The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band. I was friendly with Paul Raymond, who ran, possibly, the best strip club in the world. So, I went to Paul and said, ‘Can we use the strip club for one morning?’ But, a strip club at six in the morning is not a pleasant sight. I had one of the girls, Jan Carson, a dear friend of mine, stripping while The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band played at 6.30 in the morning. It was unreal. Alistair Taylor – From “ The Beatles: Off the Record ” by Keith Badman, 2008
Paul had laid on coffee and things. So, I’m sitting there, sort of overseeing this, and through the door, walk in two gentlemen in trilby hats and belted raincoats. I saw them talking to two of the staff and they came over to me and said, ‘Excuse me, are you in charge of this?’ So, I said, ‘Well, sort of.’ So, one of the gentlemen said, ‘We want to talk to you. We’re from the cinema graphic union.’ So, I said, ‘Yes, okay. Sit down. Do you want a coffee?’ ‘No,’ one replied, ‘we don’t want to sit down. We don’t want a coffee.’ So, I asked, ‘Do you have a problem?’ He said, ‘Yes. You’ve not got union permission for this.’ So, I said, ‘Sorry. Do I need union permission for this?’ He said, ‘Oh, yes. We hear you’re going to put this on television.’ I said, ‘Yes, that’s the idea.’ So, he said, ‘Well, you’ve only got four people on the crew. But you can’t do that. You should have a crew of thirty-two!’ I got absolutely nowhere. They told me, ‘Either you do as we say, or it’ll never be shown anywhere.’ I tried to explain to them that this could be the very first of several crews, and we will change the crew so that everybody got work. But, he wouldn’t have it. He then gave me this list of people that we should have. I said, ‘This defeats the whole point of what we’re doing,’ and he just kept on saying, ‘Well, okay, but we’ll just black it! It’ll never be shown.’ This put the cost about £12,000 through the roof. I said, ‘Okay, that’s fine. If that’s what we’ve got to do, I’ll do it. But, I want the phone number of every member in that list, and if I ring them, and they are not there, at any time, you’re in big trouble.’ And I did. I kept ringing them, to make sure they were available for us, as we were paying them. But, what was so stupid, was that they agreed that we didn’t have to have them on the actual filming. But we had to pay them. So, we kept on with the four people, but we had to pay the extra thirty or so people. It was a lot of money. But I made damn sure that they were available if I needed them, and they weren’t working for anyone else. Alistair Taylor – From “ The Beatles: Off the Record ” by Keith Badman, 2008

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Filming: Magical Mystery Tour

The second week of filming for the Magical Mystery Tour television special began with a visit to the Raymond Revuebar strip club in London’s Soho.

The Beatles and other passengers from the coach trip were filmed watching Jan Carson’s topless strip, accompanied by the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band performing ‘Death Cab For Cutie’.

The Beatles filming Magical Mystery Tour at the Raymond Revuebar, 18 September 1967

In the final edit, a ‘Censored’ sign was superimposed to obscure Carson’s bare breasts. The Beatles knew that, had they failed to do so, the BBC and other broadcasting companies would have cut the entire scene.

Jan Carson was a stripper who worked for Paul Raymond during the 1960s at his famous Revuebar in London.

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"We said to everyone: 'Be on the coach on Monday morning.' I told them all, 'We're going to make it up as we go along, but don't worry - it'll be all right.'" Paul
"It was good. We would get off the bus: 'Let's stop here,' and go and do this and that. Go on the beach, draw a heart, dance. Then we'd put the music to it. It took two weeks to film and a long time to edit." Ringo
"In the time that had elapsed since A Hard Day's Night and Help! - although it was probably only two years - it was as if we'd gone through five hundred years mentally. We didn't see any way of making a similar film of four jolly lads nipping around singing catchy little tunes. It had to be something that had more meaning." George
"They thought we were stepping out of our roles. They'd like just to keep us in cardboard suits that were designed for us. Whatever image they have for themselves, they're disappointed if we don't fulfil it. And we never do, so there's always a lot of disappointment." John

Away in the sky, beyond the clouds, live 4 or 5 Magicians. By casting wonderful spells they turn the Most Ordinary Coach Trip into a Magical Mystery Tour. If you let yourself go, the Magicians will take you away to marvellous places. Maybe you've been on a Magical Mystery Tour without even realising it. Are you ready to go?

The Beatles produced this film around a coach journey across England. It features a series of musical vignettes, interspersed with scenes of comedy and fantasy. It includes tracks such as Magical Mystery Tour, The Fool On the Hill, Your Mother Should Know, and I Am The Walrus.

" Having been involved in feature films such as A Hard Day’s Night and Help! The Beatles wanted to make a film that was in keeping with the spirit of the times. So in the summer of 1967 we came up with a scenario that would keep the project extremely freewheeling.

At the time Richard Lester, the director of our first two films, was quoted in Rolling Stone as saying “ They should make their next film themselves, just the way they make an album. I mean that it should grow organically rather than having the professional cult of film making superimposed upon it. ”

I took over most of the responsibility of pulling this together. We remembered mystery tours from when we were growing up in Liverpool which would take people on a bus trip without them knowing the ultimate destination. So that’s what we did. We wrote a basic story outline starting with a hand drawn pie-chart, recorded some songs, engaged some likely looking actors and along with a few friends set off in our brightly coloured bus heading towards the south west coast of England.

Most of the dialogue was improvised and would involve us talking to the actors, deciding a basic idea for a scene and filming it right away. None of us knew our destination, as in the mystery tours of our childhood, but we had a very enjoyable few days and then returned to London to sort out all the footage we had shot.

It turned out to be a wacky, impromptu romp that puzzled a few people at the time but as the years have gone by it now stands as a fond reminder of that period in our lives."

Paul McCartney, August 2012.

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Let yourself go — The Beatles will come and take you away in Magical Mystery Tour.

Originally produced for television, this short film as an off-the-wall road movie starring the Beatles and a couple dozen friends on a psychedelic bus tour.

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Can't say I fully enjoyed this bizarre curiosity, but it certainly makes sense following Richard Lester's Help! , which served The Beatles a delectable, tiring buffet of adventure tropes and surrealist escapades to sort through. This is somehow structured even more haphazardly. Barely an hour long and almost entirely consisting of extended Fab Four riffs, flights of fancy, and disgusting bits of psychedelia. Magical Mystery Tour doesn't feel nearly as inspired as their other cinematic endeavors, but it stuck me as an integral text for such a transitory period in their music career. If Get Back offered a revealing glimpse into process and creation, Magical Mystery Tour is a performative folly, unveiling key layers of the Beatles persona.

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September 18, 1967, the beatles journey to the raymond revue bar in london to film the notorious “striptease” scene in magical mystery tour. accompanying stripper jan carson is the bonzo dog doo-dah band, playing a song called “death cab for cutie.” [adrotate group=”1″]  .

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September 18, 1967

18 Monday Sep 2017

Written by Bungalow Bill in 1967

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Death Cab for Cutie , Magical Mystery Tour , The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band

Monday is a working day, so it was back to the coal mines for The Beatles — the coal mines in this case being a nightclub in the Soho district of London. There they were filmed watching a stripper while the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band played “Death Cab for Cutie.”

Good work if you can get it.

If perchance you are unfamiliar with the Bonzos — a truly strange and singular band, funny and whip-smart and British as the day is long — I recommend a spin through their Wikipedia page , which seems to have been composed with great love and care, perhaps by the band members themselves. Just the first sentence is a doozy:

The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band was officially formed on 25 September 1962 at 162c Rosendale Road, West Dulwich, when Vivian Stanshall (tuba, lead vocals and other wind instruments) and fellow art student Rodney Slater (saxophone/clarinet) bonded over the late-night transatlantic broadcast of a boxing match between Floyd Patterson and Sonny Liston.

In 1963 they added the spectacularly named Vernon Dudley Bohay-Nowell and a budding musical genius named Neil Innes, who

would prove pivotal to the band’s continued existence, not to mention their later success. Armed with a musical education and a philosophical bent, he would go on to marshal the band’s disparate talents into something resembling cohesion, whether they liked it or not.

So they had been kicking around for a few years when Paul asked them to appear in Magical Mystery Tour. How this came to pass is not entirely clear. Paul had somehow or other taken a liking to them; he would later produce their single “ I’m the Urban Spaceman ” (under the pseudonym “Apollo C. Vermouth”). Later still, George Harrison would write a song about drummer “Legs” Larry Smith called “ His Name Is Legs (Ladies and Gentlemen ).”

The Bonzos provide a key link between The Beatles of music and the Beatles of comedy (a/k/a Monty Python’s Flying Circus); after appearing in Magical Mystery Tour they were hired as the house band for a BBC show called Do Not Adjust Your Set , the cast of which included future Pythons Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin. Neil Innes went on to become a frequent Python collaborator and composed the songs for The Rutles , in addition to appearing as Nasty, the John Lennon character.

As for the stripper, her name was Jan Carson and I haven’t been able to find much information about her; it’s too common of a name for convenient web searching. She is on IMDB but MMT is her only screen credit; she was a stripper, not an actress.

Two footnotes regarding “Death Cab for Cutie”: A couple years later this song would get swept up in “Paul is dead”–mania, cited as a clue because it contains the word “death” and Paul was the “cute Beatle.” In the 1990s it would provide the name for a popular band whose appeal I have always found somewhat mystifying.

But all that is neither here nor there. At the moment, I recommend going back to the photo at the top of this post and trying to imagine what each Beatle is thinking. There are hours of fun to be had.

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