The Beatles charter a special bus for a surreal mystery tour.

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Complete credited cast:
The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band ...
(as Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band)
Jan Carson ...
Stripper
George Claydon ...
Photographer
Ivor Cutler ...
Mr. Bloodvessel
Shirley Evans ...
Accordionist
Nat Jackley ...
Rubber Man
Nicola Hale ...
Little Girl (as Nichola)
Jessie Robins ...
Ringo's Aunt (as Jessie Robbins)
Derek Royle ...
Jolly Jimmy
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Army Sergeant
Miranda Forbes ...
Hostess Wendy Winters (as Mandy Weet)
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Starlet
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vernon Dudley Bowhay Nowell ...
Bass Player (as Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band)
Neil Innes ...
Performer on Stage (as Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band)
Roger Ruskin Spear ...
Performer on Stage (as Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band)
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Storyline

The Beatles first film since "Help" was largely Paul McCartney's project. The story follows a bus load of eccentric characters on a magic journey through the English countryside. Rather than a unified narrative, it becomes a series of psychedelic clips promoting various songs including "The Fool on the Hill," "Blue Jay Way," "Your Mother Should Know," "I Am the Walrus" and "Magical Mystery Tour." The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band are seen in a strip club playing "Death Cab for Cutie." Written by alfiehitchie

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Although all four Beatles are credited with directing the entire film, Paul McCartney directed the bulk of the footage, John Lennon probably directed "I am the Walrus" and the segment with Ringo's Aunt eating a large pile of spaghetti and George Harrison probably directed "Blue Jay Way". However, these are mere speculations, and all of the Beatles submitted ideas to the film. See more »

Goofs

Camera reflected in window during a shot of a seaside town during the title sequence. See more »

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Buster Bloodvessel: I am your friendly Courier. Mister Bloodvessel is my name. Buster Bloodvessel.
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All My Loving
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Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
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23 April 2003 | by (Long Island, NY) – See all my reviews

hey this a great movie! the songs are wonderful and the whole thing is so much fun! one of my favorite scenes was when john was playing with that little girl and saying HAVE A GUESS! [what a sweetie!]. it was really cool when the beatles sang i am the walrus. george was fantastic when he sang blue jay way. the beatles are naturally fun and they express it to the extreme here! i guess i can dig why almost everyone hates it but true beatles [like me] will show some compassion and appreciate this movie as the classic it is.


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