A Hard Day's Night script
Synopsis: A Hard Day's Night is a 1964 British comedy film directed by Richard Lester and starring the Beatles—John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr—during the height of Beatlemania. It was written by Alun Owen and originally released by United Artists. The film portrays several days in the lives of the group.

THE BOYS stand and wave to the fans until out of sight line...

the girls running along to the end of the platform waving

and calling out.


The boys relax, sitting down on one side of the compartment.

They are about to settle down and make themselves at home

when first RINGO nudges GEORGE who in turn nudges JOHN.

Opposite them is sitting the LITTLE OLD MAN. He is holding

himself stiff, erect and very aloof.

The three boys look at him enquiringly but with an elaborate

sniff he looks away from them and out of the window.

PAUL catches his eye and winks at the LITTLE OLD MAN. He

winks back at PAUL, scowls at the other three then looks

firmly out of the window again.

The boys turn on PAUL crowding around him.


Eh... pardon me for asking but who's

that little old man?


What little old man?



That little old man.


Oh, that one. That's me Grandfather.


That's not your Grandfather.


It is, y'know.


But your Grandfather lives in your

house. I've seen him.

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Alun Owen

Alun Owen was a British screenwriter, predominantly active in television, but best remembered by a wider audience for writing the screenplay of The Beatles' debut feature film A Hard Day's Night. more…

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