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Yellow Submarine

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Tookey's Rating
6 /10
Average Rating
7.50 /10
Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr
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Directed by: George Dunning
Written by: Lee Minoff, Al Brodax, Erich Segal, Jack Mendelsohn from Minoff's story from Lennon and McCartney's song. Music & lyrics by Lennon & McCartney , George Harrison. Additional music by George Martin.

Released: 1968
Origin: GB
Colour: C
Length: 87

Blue Meanies attack the happy kingdom of Pepperland.
Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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Though the sappy, "All You Need Is Love" message has dated, this remains a classic cartoon - a high-spirited romp with a uniquely surreal visual style, an onslaught of visual puns, and a great soundtrack. Highlights include Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds and Eleanor Rigby. The appearance of the real Beatles at the end is an anti-climax.

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