James Paul McCartney
A tribute to
The Greatest Genius of 20th century music
|In order to accurately gauge the size of someone's head you need a reference between two photos, such as the size of someone else's head. By using John Lennon's head as a reference we can accurately tell exactly how big or small Paul McCartney's head should be in any given photograph. For this example we will again use a photo from the last photo shoot of 1966, and another nine months later from Sgt. Pepper.
In this first picture we see John and Paul
sitting side by side with their heads at about the same distance from the
camera. You can already notice how small and round Paul's head is in
comparison to John's. If you took John's face and superimposed it on top
of Paul's, John's eyes would land somewhere past Paul's eyebrows. Also
notice that John is a little broader than Paul. Now, it is known that
John, Paul, and George were all approximately the same height, about
5'11". Look at the wax figures of the Beatles on the Sgt. Pepper album
cover for an example of this (Also, compare these figures with the "real"
Beatles in the same photograph).
Now to use John's head as a reference to transfer Paul's head above to the Sgt. Pepper photos:
We can already tell that something fishy is
going on. Look at how small Paul's head looks on those shoulders. And
speaking of shoulders, this guy is at least two inches taller than John,
even with that beanie little head. If you look through the other photos in
the booklet you will notice that they are all wearing the same kind of
shoes, so clearly the original man in this photograph was taller than John
Continuing on, it is a simple matter to fade between the above modified photo from Sgt. Pepper and the real thing. This brings us to the heart of the matter:
HIS HEAD GROWS!!!! Not only does his head
significantly change size, shape, and particularly height, but the
addition of the real head places him between 2 to 3inches higher than
John. "Paul's" (emphasis on those quotation marks) nose is now at the same
height as John's eyes. And now, with the real head, their faces are just
about the same length, whereas, before, John's face was clearly longer
"Part 4 Continued...
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