“So Dick Lester said, ‘We are going to use that title.’”
However, in an interview for The Beatles Anthology years later, McCartney told a different story.
He claimed it was the band, not Lester, who had come up with the ideas of using Starr’s accidental misstep as the title for the film.
“The title was Ringo’s,” he said firmly. “We’d almost finished making the film, and this fun bit arrived that we’d not known about before, which was naming the film.”
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