• Short Summary

    BRITAIN'S MOP-HAIRED BEATLES - JOHN, PAUL, GEORGE AND RINGO - TALKED ABOUT THEIR ROUGH SEND-OFF FROM MANILA AIRPORT LAST TUESDAY WHEN THEY ARRIVED AT LONDON AIRPORT EARLY TODAY (FRIDAY).

  • Description

    BRITAIN'S MOP-HAIRED BEATLES - JOHN, PAUL, GEORGE AND RINGO - TALKED ABOUT THEIR ROUGH SEND-OFF FROM MANILA AIRPORT LAST TUESDAY WHEN THEY ARRIVED AT LONDON AIRPORT EARLY TODAY (FRIDAY). THE BEATLES WERE JOSTLED, BOOED AND JEERED BY A CROWD OF SEVERAL HUNDRED WHEN THEY LEFT MANILA, AFTER THE MIX-UP WHICH LED FILIPINOS TO THINK THEY HAD SNUBBED PRESIDENT MARCOS BY FAILING TO ATTENDED A LUNCHEON AT HIS PALACE.

    LATER THE PHILIPPINES PRESIDENT APOLOGISED FOR THE AIRPORT SCENES, AND SAID HE BELIEVED THERE WAS NO INTENTION ON THE PART OF THE BEATLES TO SLIGHT THE GOVERNMENT OR THE REPUBLIC. MRS. IMELDA MARCOS AND THE PRESIDENT'S THREE CHILDREN WAITED FOR AN HOUR FOR THE BEATLES TO ARRIVE. BUT THEY STATED THEY KNEW NOTHING OF THE INVITATION.

    AFTER MANILA THE BEATLES FLEW ON TO INDIA - THEIR TOUR HAVING PREVIOUSLY TAKEN IN WEST GERMANY AND JAPAN. AT LONDON AIRPORT THEY WERE ASKED:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA55657132K7LCXB1815GV8C1CV
    Media URN:
    VLVA55657132K7LCXB1815GV8C1CV
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/07/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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