Ringo (1978 film)

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Genre Comedy
Written by Neal Israel
Pat Proft
Directed by Jeff Margolis
Starring Ringo Starr
Art Carney
Angie Dickinson
Mike Douglas
Carrie Fisher
Vincent Price
John Ritter
Narrated by George Harrison
Country of origin USA
Original language(s) English
Executive producer(s) Peter L. Kauff
Robert B. Meyrowitz
Producer(s) Ken Ehrlich
Garry Blye (associate producer)
Location(s) Los Angeles
Editor(s) Pam Marshall
Andy Zall
Production company(s) D.I.R. Broadcasting
Montico Productions
Original network NBC
Original release
  • April 26, 1978 (1978-04-26)

Ringo is a 1978 television film starring Ringo Starr as both a fictionalised version of himself and his fictional half-brother "Ognir Rrats". It was broadcast on the US NBC network on 26 April 1978.

The film features an all-star cast, including Art Carney, 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.[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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