• Short Summary

    Ringo Starr, drummer of the Beatles, leaves hospital after having tonsils removed.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. Tonsils Good-Bye".

    London. Ringo Starr, drummer of the Beatles, leaves hospital after having tonsils removed.

    GV University College Hospital. GV People waiting outside doors. SV Group of people some of them nurses. SV ditto. GV The group of people as the doors open. SV Ringo coming out of the doors. SV Ringo being interviewed. Press surging forward. CU ditto. SV Pressmen. CU Ringo. GV Crowds around Ringo. SV ditto. SV Ringo pushing his way through crowds of photographers towards the car. CU Ringo. CU Ringo turns to the camera and points and then moves on slowly towards car. GV Crowds around the car. SV Looking into the car. Ringo in back seat as the car pulls away.

    Joke shots CU Man in market asked is Ringo's tonsils have been bought for the nation. He says "course not". Pan down to show him holding Ringo's tonsils (actually a pair of aubergines). CU The 'tonsils' in the man's hands.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1779.13
    Media URN:
    54931
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/12/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:37:00 / 01:16:05:00
    Canister:
    64/101

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