In German sleeve 1C198[philip]
1st pressing, small 'Sold In U.K.' typeface variation.
THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. before ALL RIGHTS... round text on label
MADE IN GT. BRITAIN.'[discogs]
There are 3 versions of the first pressing:
* An open line on the label of the B side after ''The Bitter End'' ((THIS ONE))
* No open line after ''The Bitter End'', but a writer's credit for Ken Thorne instead.
* As above but with the track ''You Can't Do That'' listed immediately afterwards.[philip]
Vinyl only, original picture sleeve missing. [emil] (Stereo) 'This is the 1st pressing, indicated by the 'Alle Rechte...'-rim print on label. This release has NO mistakes on label A & B!' [discogs]
(Stereo Remastered) 'Black-Silver Parlophone Labels
'This album has been Direct Metal Mastered From a Digitally Re-mastered Original Tape to give the best possible sound quality'.' [discogs]
(Reissue Stereo) '1987 release, part of Capitol’s series of issuing their earlier UK album catalog for the first time in the US (outside the Mo-Fi limited editions), matching their CD counterparts (and using the same catalog numbers). Digital masters were used in these pressings.
There are 3 variations to this series.
This listing is for variation #1:
-Original run, catalog # of CLJ-46439 (seen on spine, upper left front cover,lower left back cover and labels)
-Capitol Rainbow/colorband label design with the Parlophone logo on the left side of label above the “1” and “2”.
-Capitol oval and EMI rectangle logos along the bottom back
-UPC on the back is square in shape
Pressed at Allied Record Co as identified by what looks like an upper case Q (but is really a lower case 'a' with a tail) stamp in the run out.
Most pressings came with a 2” round red sticker stating “DIGITALLY REMASTERED FROM THE ORIGINAL BRITISH CATALOG” with the album title, cat # and Printed in U.S.A. (see photo)
Disc comes in a clear rice-paper sleeve.
For variation #2 (1988): (r9609799)
For variation #3 (1995): (r2165809)'[discogs]
TWO-BOX EMI with Made in UK text at 16:00 in rim..[philip]
Black Parlophone with silver print, 'boxed' EMI logo, and 'EMI Records Ltd.' rim text in capitals. Solid centre. [emil]
'Fourth pressing with a HörZu logo with an orange line on top.' [discogs]
(Stereo) 'The Beatles - Help!
Die Originaltitel aus dem Beatles-Film der United Artists 'Hi-Hi-Hilfe'
Sonderfertigung der Electrola Gessellschaft m.b.H., Köln.
Side One - Songs from the film 'HELP!'
This is the 1st Pressing, indicated by the 'Alle Rechte...'-rim print on label.
Second pressings have the 'Urheber...'-rim print and both have the large red HörZu logo with 'Electrola' top left and the text in the bottom right corner on the front cover.
This release has ONE mistakes on label A:
-> Label A Track 6: 'Your'e Going' instead of 'You're Going'.'[discogs]
Remastered stereo issue on 180 gram vinyl.
'1971 issue had an Apple label with 'Mfd. By Apple Records, Inc.' written on bottom of label.' [discogs]
This is the 2nd Pressing, indicated by the 'Urheber...'-rim print on label.
First pressings have the 'Alle Rechte...'-rim print and both have the large red HörZu logo with 'Electrola' top left and the text in the bottom right corner on the front cover.'' [discogs]
Coverbackside right upper corner has the number '400001'. Released around 1977.
'Die Originaltitel aus dem Beatles-Film der United Artists Hi-Hi-Hilfe.Sleeve (back) EMI Electrola GMBH (sic) All rights reserved. Printed in Germany by 4P NICOLAUS GMBH (sic), Koeln.' [discogs]
URHEBER starts rim text. ST33 logos are in a thinner font and on the front cover there is 'Langspielplatte' text under the Hörzu logo.
TWO-BOX EMI with Made in Gt Britain text in rim.
(Reissue Remastered Stereo)
Original 1st German pressing on green Odeon. B side: I'm Down. Additional Cat#:45-O-29 547. Matrix: 7 XCE 18 280, 7 XCE 18 281. [emil]
On green Odeon with 'Made in Germany' following the rim text and matrix number under the catalogue number. [emil]
Original 1st UK pressing on black label with silver print, 'The Parlophone Co. Ltd.' text in upper case, small 'Sold In U.K.' typeface variation, and KT tax code on centre piece side 2 and runouts. [emil]
Original 1st German pressing on green Odeon with 'Made in Germany' in a straight line. [emil]
Original 1st German pressing on green Odeon with 'Made in Germany' in a straight line. B side: I'm Down. Additional Cat#: 45-O-29 547. Matrix: 7 XCE 18 280, 7 XCE 18 281. [emil]
Original 1st UK pressing on black Parlophone with silver print. Both labels include the 'Sold in U.K....' text & upper case 'The Gramophone Co. Ltd....' rim texts. KT tax code on centre piece and in runouts. Comes in green/white company sleeve. [emil]
Comes in Capitol/Starline company sleeve. [emil]