John Lennon 1968

June 1968

Title: "Filming No.5" (aka "Smile")
Type: Avante Garde Film
Filming Location: Kenwood, Webridge, Surrey, England
Filming Date: June 9th 1968
Broadcast Date: November 14th 1968
Country Of Broadcast: UK
Duration: 51:32 Minutes
Quality: B
Source: The Beatles - 1968 Vol 2 Apple & Beyond (FAB Productions 2018)
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Notes: The first of the two films produced this day was called "Film No. 5" (Aka "Smile"). This utilised a high speed camera that when the footage of the 2 1/2 minute shoot was played back at normal speed it lasted for 52 minutes.
A brief snippet from the as yet unfinished film was shown on David Frost`s TV show "Frost on Saturday" on August 24.
The finished film was officially premiered at the "Chicago International Film Festival" in America

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