Ringo Starr filmography

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In addition to the Beatles' films A Hard Day's Night (1964), Help! (1965), Magical Mystery Tour (1967), Yellow Submarine (1968) and Let It Be (1970), Ringo Starr also acted in films such as Candy (1968), The Magic Christian (1969, alongside Peter Sellers), Blindman (1971), Son of Dracula (1974) and Caveman (1981).[1] Starr directed and appeared in Born to Boogie (1972), a concert film featuring Marc Bolan and T. Rex.[2] For the 1979 documentary film on the Who, The Kids Are Alright, Starr appeared in interview segments with fellow drummer Keith Moon.[3] He starred as Larry the Dwarf in Frank Zappa's 200 Motels (1971).[4] His voice is also featured in Harry Nilsson's animated film The Point! (1971).[5]

In 1972, Starr made a brief cameo appearance in a Monty Python's Flying Circus episode called "Mr. and Mrs. Brian Norris' Ford Popular". He co-starred in That'll Be the Day (1973) as a Teddy Boy.[6] He appeared in The Last Waltz, the Martin Scorsese film about the 1976 farewell concert of the Band, a favourite of the Beatles.[7] He played 'The Pope' in Ken Russell's Lisztomania (1975),[8] and a fictionalised version of himself in the Paul McCartney's Give My Regards to Broad Street in 1984.[9] Starr also appeared as himself, and downtrodden alter-ego Ognir Rrats, in Ringo (1978), an American-made television comedy film based loosely on The Prince and the Pauper.[10]

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  1. ^ Harry 2004, pp. 99–100: Candy; 244–245: The Magic Christian; 88–89: Blindman; 316–317: Son of Dracula; 106–108: Caveman.
  2. ^ Harry 2004, pp. 91–93: Born to Boogie.
  3. ^ Wilkerson, Mark; Townshend, Pete (2006). Amazing Journey: The Life of Pete Townshend. Bad News Press. p. 611. ISBN 978-1-4116-7700-5. 
  4. ^ Schinder, Scott; Schwartz, Andy (2007). Icons of Rock: An Encyclopedia of the Legends Who Changed Music Forever, Volume 1. Greenwood. p. 368. ISBN 978-0-313-33846-5. 
  5. ^ Harry 2004, p. 268.
  6. ^ Harry 2004, p. 331.
  7. ^ Harry 2004, p. 235.
  8. ^ Harry 2004, p. 236.
  9. ^ Harry 2004, p. 206.
  10. ^ Harry 2004, pp. 281–282.

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