A Hard Day's Night Overview:

A Hard Day's Night (1964) was a Musical - Comedy Film directed by Richard Lester and produced by Denis O'Dell, David V. Picker and Walter Shenson.

Academy Awards 1964 --- Ceremony Number 37 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Music - ScoringGeorge MartinNominated
Best WritingAlun OwenNominated
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Norm: [sees Paul's grandfather for the first time] Hey...
George, Paul, John, Ringo: [in unison] Who's that little old man?
Norm: Well, who is he?
Ringo: He belongs to Paul.


John: You should have gone west to America. You would have been a senior citizen of Boston. But you took a wrong turn, and what happened? You're a lonely old man from Liverpool.
Grandfather: But I'm clean.
John: Are you?


[Huge stacks of fan mail is delivered]
Ringo: None for me, then?
Norm: Sorry.
John: [handing Ringo one letter] Here, this'll keep you busy.


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The movie's working title initially was "The Beatles", then "Beatlemania", until Ringo Starr who was exhausted after a long day coined a phrase 'A Hard Day's Night', that was accepted by the studio.
In the scene where Paul McCartney's grandfather suggests Ringo Starr to be parading instead of reading a book, the book he's reading is "Anatomy of a Murder".
Mal Evans, one of the Beatles assistants along with Neil Aspinall, makes a cameo in the film. He is the person carrying the upright bass/cello in between John Lennon and Anna Quayle (Millie) as they are talking in the hallway backstage at the television theater.
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