Ringo (1978 film)

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Distributed by D.I.R. Broadcasting
Montico Productions
Directed by Jeff Margolis
Produced by Ken Ehrlich
Written by Neal Israel & Pat Proft
Narrated by George Harrison
Starring Ringo Starr
Art Carney
Angie Dickinson
Mike Douglas
Carrie Fisher
Vincent Price
John Ritter
Country USA
Language English
Original channel NBC
Release date
  • April 26, 1978 (1978-04-26)

Ringo is a 1978 TV movie starring Ringo Starr as a both fictionalized version of himself, and as his fictional half-brother "Ognir Rrats". It also features an all-star cast, including Art Carney, Carrie Fisher and George Harrison. Ringo performs songs from his then-current album Bad Boy and older material. The film's story is loosely based on The Prince and the Pauper.[1]

The program finished 53rd of 65 network prime-time programs for the week.[2]


  1. ^ Madinger, Chip; Mark Easter (2000). Eight Arms To Hold You: The Solo Beatles Compendium. Chesterfield, MO: 44.1 Productions, LP. p. 515. ISBN 0-615-11724-4. 
  2. ^ Rees, Dafydd; Luke Crampton (1999). VH1 Rock Stars Encyclopedia (New Revised Edition). New York: DK Publishing, Inc. p. 949. ISBN 0-7894-4613-8. 

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