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Yellow Submarine (1968) Newly Restored (UK)



Once upon an time in an unearthly paradise called Pepperland, Blue Meanies threaten to destroy all that is good. Enter John, Paul, George and Ringo to save the day! Armed with humour, songs, and yellow submarine, the Fab Four tackle rough seas in an effort to bring down evil.

Newly restored, this groundbreaking animated adventure - melding live-action with animation, 3D sequences and kaleidoscopic “rotoscoping” - is a fantastic tale filled with peace, love, hope and music including “Eleanor Rigby”, “When I’m 64”, “Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds” and “All You Need Is Love” creating a masterpiece for all ages.

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Director(s): George Dunning, Animation Directors: Robert Balser and Jack Stokes

Executive Producer(s): John Coates

Producer(s): Al Brodax

Screenwriter(s): Screen story: Lee Minoff, Screenplay: Lee Minoff, Al Brodax, Jack Menelsohn, and Erich Segal

Production Designer: Art Director - Heinz Edelmann

Sound Designer: Music Producer and Supervisor: George Martin

Music: Featuring music by The Beatles

Principal Cast: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Paul Angelis, John Clive, Dick Emery, Geoffrey Hughes, Lance Percival

Director Bio


Born in Toronto, George Dunning (1920-1979) had already worked on the animated television series, The Beatles. Inspired by the generations’ new Pop Art styles, Dunning worked closely with German poster artist Heinz Edelmann, taking nearly two years, some 14 different scripts, 40 animators and 140 technical artists.


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