The Fab Four and other famous faces - snapped by Harry Benson

He persuaded the Reagans to dance, got the Beatles to have a pillow fight, and sat in the back of a car photographing Jack Nicholson pulling faces. In a career spanning more than half a century, Harry Benson has snapped many famous figures.

Now, to celebrate 50 years of his work, the Glasgow-born photographer is showcasing nearly 100 of his images at Mallett in central London. From the US civil rights era, to Hollywood stars on show, take a look with him at some of the photos.

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Harry Benson's work will be exhibited at Mallett in central London from 4-15 February 2014.

All images subject to copyright. Click bottom right for image information.

Music by Dolly Parton, the Beatles, Frank Sinatra, James Brown and KPM Music.

Slideshow production by Paul Kerley. Publication 28 January 2014.

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