CBS took the outside of the Ed Sullivan Theatre (home of Late Show with David Letterman) and converted it back to what it looked like 50 years ago this week when The Beatles made their U.S. television debut [x].

First photo taken by Dezo Hoffmann from one of my old scans and second courtesy of CBS’s instagram

Miami, February 14, 1964. The pool was surprisingly chilly, as you can see by Paul’s hand position. Ph: Dezo Hoffmann [x]

“A famous picture of a famous picture being taken. This shot was eventually used on the cover of Life magazine. They couldn’t believe that photographer was using flash in the middle of the day.” -Dezo Hoffmann