Liverpool (1964, July 10)
|Q: "Welcome home boys."
Ringo: "Thank you."
Q: "What does it feel like to come back to a big civic reception like this?"
John and Ringo: "Great."
George: "Very nice."
Q: "Did you ever imagine that this day was coming?"
Paul: "Never like this! I mean, you know - We used to come here spotting the plane numbers and things."
Paul: "Never imagined, you know, we'd come back to this!"
Q: "Well, now you've all made a fortune - Have you got any future ambition in mind?"
John: (jokingly, feeling his pockets) "I haven't got any on me. Oh."
Q: "No, no. I don't want to borrow any, John. Have you got any future in mind now? Any other ambitions?"
John: "Don't know... like to make more films, I think. We'd all like to do that 'cuz it's good fun, you know. It's hard work, but you can have a good laugh in films."
Q: "What about you, Ringo?"
Ringo: "Same. I enjoy films."
Paul: "Well I think, you know, all of us want to do, sort of... a good film. One that we all think is good. and make more good records."
George: (jokingly) "Don't you think THIS one's any good, then?"
Paul: (to George) "Well it's OKAY, you know what I mean."
John: (giggling) "Not as good as 'James Bond' though, is it."
Paul: "Oh, not as good as James Bond."
Q: "You fancy yourselves as actors, then, do you?"
John and George: "No."
George: "No. Definitely not."
John: (jokingly) "Do you?"
George: "But I mean, we enjoyed making the last film, and especially, the director was great, you see, and it made it much easier for us. None of us rate ourselves as actors, but you know, it's a good laugh and we enjoy doing it. So we'd like to make a couple more."
Q: "Jolly good. Now it's about seven months since you were in Liverpool last - appearing."
Q: "Yeah, and some of the fans have been saying that, you know, they feel that you've deserted them. What do you feel about that?"
John: "The people that are moaning about us not being here are people that never even came to see us when we were here. You know, we could count on our fingers the original fans we had here, and the ones that really followed us. and most of them gave up being teenagers anyway. They're all sort of settled in and different things. The ones that are moaning probably came to see us about once, or after we'd made records."
Paul: "The only thing is that we've gotta do alot from London, 'cuz alot of the TV shows are down in London, you know. and so, we're forced to do alot down in London. I mean, it's like someone said the other day - Why doesn't Harry Secombe go to Cardiff? You know, he never does. But no one ever moans about Harry never going... You know what I mean?"
John: (jokingly) "Doesn't he go now - Harry?"
Paul: "He doesn't go back to Cardiff very often. (giggling) Oh no!!"
Source: Video copy of the film footage