‘53 YEARS AGO: THE BEATLES ‘YELLOW SUBMARINE’ WAS RELEASED.
Yellow Submarine was primarily the brainchild of George Dunning and Al Broadax — the same duo that spearheaded the Beatles cartoon TV series that aired in the U.S. from 1965-69 — along with art director Heinz Edelmann and Lee Minoff, who wrote the story. But the Beatles wanted as little involvement as possible, so actors were brought in to recreate their voices.
The Simpsons Wouldn’t Exist Without Yellow Submarine.
The movie would fundamentally changed the way viewers experience animation. This year, Yellow Submarine celebrates its 53rd anniversary. In the half century since its release, animation has evolved beyond what could have imagined in the ’60s.
The Beatles’ animated feature film, “Yellow Submarine,” will be re-released in North America in July in celebration of its 53rd anniversary