Friday, June 18, 2010

Tolstoy and Telstar

On November 29th, 1963, The Beatles' Autumn Tour stopped at the ABC Cinema in Huddersfield for two performances.

Backstage between shows, the fabs were interviewed for Music Box, a monthly show produced by the Huddersfield Tape Recording Society. The series was played on a closed-circuit broadcast received by several local hospitals. The interviewer, Gorden Kaye, later achieved fame as a TV actor, and The Beatles utterly failed to take his questions seriously, no doubt to the delight of patients:

Even funnier are these comments from local fans outside the ABC Cinema:

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