A short film following the recreation of the Pablo Fanque circus poster that inspired John Lennon to write ‘Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite’ for the Beatles album ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.’ Using the tradition methods of wood engraving and letterpress printing, Peter Dean and his team of experts bring to life Lennon’s poster.
Video: Nick Esdaile & Joe Fellows
Ed note: John Lennon was born on this day in 1940. The National Postal Museum has his first album—his boyhood stamp album.