The timing couldn't be better, as Ringo recalls, "We were making records and the records were taking off and then we're playing to bigger and bigger audiences and that's taking off, and now we're doing a movie. It was mad... but it was incredible."
Half a century later, only one thing surprises the drummer. "When I was in New York [recently], in the hotel, I took a photo of outside the Plaza and there's nobody there, when the last time we were there it was like thousands of people outside. So things have changed"