I’m sure this has been answered before, but I can’t seem to find the answer…
In “A Hard Days Night” there is a scene where the Beatles go through an exit out the back of the theater onto a grass field of some sort. (The song “Can’t Buy Me Love” is playing in the background if that helps jog your memory.) I have watched this movie numerous times and have always wondered what the concrete pad was that they were running around.
The pad looks square, and there is a 2-3 foot circle, also made of concrete, on each corner of the pad. I had always assumed it was some kind of abandoned building pad, but having watched it again recently it looks like it was purpose built.
Can someone tell me what the purpose of this concrete “pad” would have been, or was it probably something the art director added because they needed something besides grass for them to run around on?
And for bonus points can someone tell me if you can see this strange looking pad using Google maps?