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Filming: The Fool on the Hill

On October 30th 1967 Paul McCartney travelled to Nice, France to film a sequence for his song The Fool on the Hill, to be used in the Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour film. He was joined by Beatle roadie Mal Evans and cameraman Aubrey Dewar. 

McCartney forgot his passport but managed to convince customs to let him fly regardless, as they undoubtedly knew who he was. Filming took place the following day on October 31st. 

Paul McCartney filming a promo video for The Fool on the Hill in Nice, October 31st 1967. 

Paul McCartney filming a promo video for The Fool on the Hill in Nice, October 31st 1967. 

Paul McCartney filming a promo video for The Fool on the Hill in Nice, October 31st 1967. 

Paul McCartney filming a promo video for The Fool on the Hill in Nice, October 31st 1967. 

Paul McCartney filming a promo video for The Fool on the Hill in Nice, October 31st 1967. 

Paul McCartney filming a promo video for The Fool on the Hill in Nice, October 31st 1967. 

Paul McCartney filming a promo video for The Fool on the Hill in Nice, October 31st 1967. 

Paul McCartney filming a promo video for The Fool on the Hill in Nice, October 31st 1967. 

Paul McCartney filming a promo video for The Fool on the Hill in Nice, October 31st 1967. 

Paul McCartney filming a promo video for The Fool on the Hill in Nice, October 31st 1967. 

Paul McCartney filming a promo video for The Fool on the Hill in Nice, October 31st 1967. 

Paul McCartney filming a promo video for The Fool on the Hill in Nice, October 31st 1967.