Ringo (1978 film)
|Written by||Neal Israel|
|Directed by||Jeff Margolis|
|Narrated by||George Harrison|
|Country of origin||USA|
|Executive producer(s)||Peter L. Kauff|
Robert B. Meyrowitz
Garry Blye (associate producer)
|Production location(s)||Los Angeles|
|Production company(s)||D.I.R. Broadcasting|
Ringo is a 1978 British-American made-for-television comedy film starring Ringo Starr as both a fictionalised version of himself and his fictional half-brother "Ognir Rrats" (Ringo Starr spelled backwards). It was broadcast on the US NBC network on 26 April 1978.
The film features an all-star cast, including Art Carney, John Ritter, Carrie Fisher and George Harrison. Starr performs songs from his concurrent album, Bad Boy, and older material. The film's story is loosely based on The Prince and the Pauper.
The program finished 53rd of 65 network prime-time programs for the week.
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