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Give My Regards to Broad Street (1984)

PG | | Drama, Music | 23 October 1984 (USA)
Sir Paul McCartney's recording of his new album is complicated by the fact that the master tapes of his recordings are missing.

Director:

Peter Webb

Writer:

Paul McCartney (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Burgess John Burgess ... Chauffeur
Bryan Brown ... Steve
Philip Jackson ... Alan
Ian Hastings Ian Hastings ... Harry
Marie Collett Marie Collett ... Valerie
Paul McCartney ... Paul
Graham Dene Graham Dene ... Disk Jockey (voice)
Anthony Bate ... City Banker
Leonard Fenton Leonard Fenton ... Company Accountant
Jeremy Child ... Record Company Executive 1
Richard Kane Richard Kane ... Record Company Executive 2
Antony Brown ... Police Inspector (as Anthony Brown)
Donald Douglas ... Police Detective
Alison McGuire Alison McGuire ... Blue-Rinsed Lady
Rosina Stewart Rosina Stewart ... Blue-Rinsed Lady
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Storyline

Paul McCartney plays himself in another exaggerated "Day In the Life." Included are fictional scenes of the star preparing to film two videos, rehearsing in a loft, playing for the BBC, and even dreaming up a rather horrific nightmare. A loosely developed plot about missing master tapes ties all these events together Written by Ed Chen <echen@bcm.tmc.edu>

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Taglines:

The Movie, The Musical, The McCartney Magic See more »

Genres:

Drama | Music

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 October 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Broad Street See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$540,534, 28 October 1984, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,393,501
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This movie was touted by "The Film Yearbook Volume 4" as potentially being a "blockbuster home movie". See more »

Quotes

Paul: I must be off.
Jim: You've been off for years.
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Connections

Referenced in Let's Get Real! (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Yesterday
Performed by Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, The Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, Philip Jones, Paul Archibald, Jeff Bryant, John Pigneguy, Raymond Premru, Michael Thompson, James Watson
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Not so bad..
21 July 2004 | by JefferISee all my reviews

If you're a McCartney fan, it's the equivalent of a hour and a half music video. No real plot. Silly dialogue.

It's essentially a self indulgent effort. Much in the same line as Magical Mystery Tour. Not as creepy, but not as inventive either.

But I saw it in HD at home last night and the soundtrack was certainly worth it.

EXCELLENT sound.

So if you would like to see what is essentially a McCartney / Beatles Video starring Paul and Ringo, this is right up you're alley.

Some minor parts as well may have some interest to fans.

Again, if you're not a McCartney fan, then you'd probably skip this one.

If you are, and can get it with full sound, then do it.


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