Amazing Unseen, Backstage Photos Of John Lennon’s Film Career

200 images of John Lennon – 190 of which have never been published before – went up for auction on March 22 by Omega Auctions of Cheshire. We’ve got some pics from the haul, which were all taken in Spain on the set of the 1967 black comedy movie ‘How I Won the War’, by Austrian photographer Zdenko Hirschler, who passed away last year.


Lennon was 26 at the time of filming and he played a character called Musketeer Gripweed.


‘How I Won The War’ was directed by Richard Lester, who was also behind the Fab Four flicks ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ and ‘Help!’.