• Short Summary

    A SECRET HONEYMOON THAT WAS NO SECRET ... AND THAT IS THE WAY THINGS TURNED?

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    1.
    LV SEA FRONT PAN UP SIDE ROAD
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    2.
    MV WOMEN PEERING THROUGH HEDGE
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    3.
    MV TEENAGERS CLIMBING OVER WALL PAN DOWN TO CHILD WITH AUTOGRAPH BOOK
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    4.
    MV RINGO AND BRIDE BEING INTERVIEWED (SOF BEGINS:
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    5.
    RINGO AND BRIDE BEING INTERVIEWED SOF BEGINS:
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    TRANSCRIPT: Q: "WELL, RINGO, THIS HAS BEEN A BIG SURPRISE TO ALL OF US. HOW MUCH OF A SURPRISE WAS IT TO THE REST OF THE GROUP?"



    A: "A BIG SURPRISE, THEY DIDN'T KNOW 'TILL TUESDAY. WE DIDN'T START MAKING ARRANGEMENTS FOR A FORTNIGHT BEFORE ANYWAY... A FORTNIGHT YESTERDAY. AND WE TOLD THEM ON TUESDAY, WHEN I CALLED A MEETING. AND JOHN AND GEORGIE .... THEY WERE HAPPY AND LAUGHING, AND THAT......"



    Q: "YOU ARE HAVING A SHORT HONEYMOON DOWN HERE, DOES THIS MEAN YOU ARE PLANNING TO HAVE A LONGER ONE LATER ON."



    A: "NO,BECAUSE I HAVE TO START WORK ON MONDAY, AND I'LL BE WORKING FOR THREE MONTHS SOLID. NO DOUBT AFTER THE FILM WE ARE MAKING I'LL GO AWAY THEN."



    Q: "HOW LONG HAVE YOU KNOWN RINGO?"



    A: "ABOUT TWO AND A HALF YEARS"



    Q: "AND HOW LONG HAVE YOU PLANNED TO GET MARRIED?"



    A: "OH! GOOD HEAVENS". (RINGO) "TWO WEEKS, NO ABOUT THREE WEEKS".



    Q: "RINGO, MAY I CONGRATULATE YOU, AND YOU! !"



    A: "THANK YOU"




    Initials DS/V/BHH/PC



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A SECRET HONEYMOON THAT WAS NO SECRET ... AND THAT IS THE WAY THINGS TURNED OUR FOR BEATLE DRUMMER, RINGO STARR AND HIS BRIDE MAUREEN, WHO MARRIED NOT SO SECRETLY YESTERDAY (THURSDAY). THE PRESS AND THE FANS TODAY ALMOST BESEIGED THE HOUSE IN HOVE, ON ENGLAND'S SOUTH COAST, TO GET THE INSIDE STORY FROM THE TEENAGE IDOL.

    RINGO AND HIS 18 YEAR-OLD BRIDE, MAUREEN, WERE MARRIED AT LONDON'S CAXTON HALL REGISTRY OFFICE EARLY YESTERDAY. ALMOST IMMEDIATELY,THEY LEFT FOR HOVE, IN SUSSEX, FOR A WEEK-LONG HONEYMOON AT THE HOME OF A SOLICITOR. BUT NUPTIAL TRANQUILITY DID NOT LAST VERY LONG. FANS, PHOTOGRAPHERS AND INQUIRING NEIGHBOURS ALMOST SURROUNDED THE HOUSE, AND IN THE END RINGO DECIDED TO GIVE A PRESS CONFERENCE.

    DRESSED IN A CORNBLUE SUIT WITH BLUE SPOTTED SHIRT, THE SPOKE WITH HIS USUAL GUSTO. MAUREEN, HIS SWEETHEART FROM THEY DAYS WHEN HE PLAYED IN LIVERPOOL'S CAVERN, STOOD QUIETLY BY HER HUSBAND'S SIDE, CONTENT TO LET HIM DO ALL THE TALKING.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8ZWMGPG33AECEH9YC86ATZMIL
    Media URN:
    VLVA8ZWMGPG33AECEH9YC86ATZMIL
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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