The Beatles arrive to play Dublin's Adelphi cinema. Reporter Frank Hall talks to the four band members about fame, the Mersey sound, hair-styles and George Harrison's mother. All of this while aeroplane noise and the Beatles antics test the professionalism of the reporter. Later Frank Hall talks to fans waiting to see the band.
- Title The Beatles in Dublin
- 1st Broadcast 07/11/1963
- ContributorFrank Hall (Reporter)
- Clip Duration 00:06:53
- Material Type Video
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title Reporter Takes on the Beatles
- Extended description
The Beatles arrive at Dublin airport for a concert at the Adelphi cinema. Paul Russell greets the band and introduces John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison to reporter Frank Hall.
Frank Hall talks to the four band members about their hair, the Liverpool sound, success, and their Irish backgrounds. The noise of an aircraft interrupts the interview.
George Harrison says his mother has many cousins in Ireland and has come over to see the show. Throughout the interview all four are joking with each other and the reporter. At one point they sing together "we've been together now for 40 years."
Outside the Adelphi cinema in Abbey Street, Dublin, Frank Hall talks to some fans while the police try to keep order. One girl says she does not like the Beatles and is only here to get a ticket for Helen Shapiro.
A report from RTÉ News on the Beatles arrival in Dublin to play a concert. Broadcast 7 November 1963.
- Local keywords Music, The Beatles, Fans, Concert, Dublin Airport, Adelphi Cinema, Paul Russell, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, George Harrison
- Geographical coverage Dublin, Ireland
- Topic Arts and Culture
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel Telefís Éireann
- Production year 1963
- Country of production IRELAND
- Original identifier N652/00063
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Black and White
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used English (eng)
- Original language English (eng)
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