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Only known color movie of '64 Beatles concert surfaces in Kansas City


Kansas City, Kan. – A suburban Kansas City man is $6,500 richer after uncovering an old Beatles film in a desk drawer.

Drew Dimmel has the only known color footage of the group's 1964 concert stop at the Old A's stadium.

Dimmel said he was 15 when he filmed the Beatles with his dad's new movie camera. The film contains a few seconds of the opening acts and 51 seconds of the Beatles.

After uncovering the film, Dimmel sent an e-mail to a London auction house. He says the president of the company called the next day.

The Kansas City concert is notable because it did not sell out, and the Beatles earned $150,000 for a 32-minute show.