Hard Day's Night

Hard Day's Night (1964)

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Audio problem: In the back of the train as his grandfather sits locked up Paul says, "Well you've got to admit you've upset a lot of people," and Paul's voice sounds natural. His voice in the next line sounds entirely different as he says, "At least I can keep my eye on you while you're stuck in here," and is an obvious over-dub done in another place. (00:13:15)


Continuity mistake: In the lunch car as Paul signs the picture for his grandfather he's holding it with his right hand. In the next shot his hand has moved and he's holding in with his thumb. (00:09:10)


Continuity mistake: When John says to Paul's grandfather, "Ya see you know what your trouble is, you should have gone West to America," they're standing about six feet apart, but in the next shot John has his arm on his shoulder. (01:14:30)


Continuity mistake: The opening for the elevator where Paul's grandfather pops up through the stage floor disappears between shots at the end of "She Loves You". (01:24:05)


Continuity mistake: George goes into a TV producers office and the secretary's phone is pushed right up against the edge of her desk. In the next shot when she puts on her shoe the phone is pushed back about two inches from the edge of the desk. (00:41:40)


Continuity mistake: As The Beatles leave their hotel room, in the corner on a left is a guitar case, a vase, and a bottle of Pepsi underneath the mirror. When they come back the bottle of Pepsi is gone. (00:19:00 - 00:24:35)


Factual error: When they sing "I Should Have Known Better" look at Paul's left wrist - he's wearing a metal ID bracelet. Anyone who plays guitar knows that they jangle against the strings. He makes sure in any real live performances that it is tucked up in his sleeve away from the strings. (00:13:40 - 00:34:20)


Revealing mistake: John takes a pair of scissors and cuts the tailor's tape measure as he says, "I now declare this bridge open". Everyone else has left the room but the tailor winks at someone off camera. (00:47:10)


John: He's sex obsessed! The older generation's leading our nation in a state of galloping ruin.

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Trivia: If you look at one scene where Shake and Norm are in a room talking, you can see a copy of John Lennon's book, 'In His Own Write,' in the background.

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Question: During the scene where John has the conversation with the woman in the corridor, what does she mean when she says, "I knew I could rely on you", have they met before?


Chosen answer: No, she has not met Lennon before, and she's unsure if it is really him. The whole conversation is written so that their bantering does not make any real sense, and it humorously depicts how famous people are sometimes perceived by the non-famous. Basically, the woman doesn't know what she is talking about but wants to sound like she does.

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