• Short Summary

    RINGO STARR, THE BEATLES' DRUMMER, ENTERED A LONDON HOSPITAL TODAY (TUESDAY) TO HAVE HIS TONSILS REMOVED.

  • Description

    1.
    LV UNIVERSITY COLLEGE HOSPITAL
    0.07

    2.
    MV RINGO ARRIVES
    0.18

    3.
    CU RINGO - SOF STARTS: "WHATS THIS ABOUT........" SOF ENDS: "O.K. CUT!"
    0.49


    INTERVIEWER: "WHATS THIS ABOUT ... THE GIRLS WANTING YOUR TONSILS?"



    RINGO: "A FEW OF THEM WANT THEM, BUT THEY'RE NOT GOING TO GET THEM. HORRIBLE LOOKING THINGS - HAVE YOU SEEN THEM?"



    INTERVIEWER: "NO"



    RINGO: "VERY DODGY, YOU KNOW."



    INTERVIEWER: "ARE THEY? LET'S HAVE ANOTHER LOOK? YES"



    RINGO: "ANOTHER LOOK?"



    INTERVIEWER: "YES, OPEN WIDE THIS TIME. DOES IT AFFECT YOUR PERFORMANCE?"



    RINGO: "NO. NO."



    INTERVIEWER: "NICE AND WIDE - AFTER YOU'VE HAD THEM OUT WILL YOU DO SOME SINGING YOURSELF?"



    RINGO: "I DO SOME SINGING ANYWAY. YOU HAVEN'T BEEN BUYING THE ALBUMS, HAVE YOU! OKAY, CUT!"




    Initials AK/J/BHH/PC



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: RINGO STARR, THE BEATLES' DRUMMER, ENTERED A LONDON HOSPITAL TODAY (TUESDAY) TO HAVE HIS TONSILS REMOVED. THE OPERATION WILL PROBABLY TAKE PLACE ON WEDNESDAY, AFTER A SHORT SETTLING-IN PERIOD.

    WAITING FOR THE BEAT-MUSIC FAVOURITE WAS A CROWD OF NEWSMEN AND FANS ANXIOUS TO WISH HIM LUCK. HE WILL BE IN THE HOSPITAL FOR ABOUT TEN DAYS AND WILL REJOIN THE GROUP FOR A BIG CHRISTMAS EVE SHOW.

    A SPECIAL TELEPHONE ANSWERING SERVICE HAS BEEN INSTALLED TO GIVE THE VERY LATEST INFORMATION ON RINGO'S PROGRESS. MANY CALLS ARE EXPECTED - PARTICULARLY FROM AMERICA WHERE HE WON A BIG FOLLOWING DURING THE HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL TOUR.

    BEFORE RINGO WALKED UP THE STEPS, HE SPOKE TO OUR REPORTER:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3UQ5F0M9S63D1FLAVRQUJCK4P
    Media URN:
    VLVA3UQ5F0M9S63D1FLAVRQUJCK4P
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/12/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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