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Television Review

‘Magical Mystery Tour’ is dying to take you away, again

Apple Films Ltd.

It seems safe to say now that for anyone who saw the Fab Four’s funky little art film when it aired on BBC 1 in England on Boxing Day in 1967, the lack of a master plan was apparent. The surreal flick zigs and zags, from John Lennon literally shoveling spaghetti onto a woman’s plate in one scene to a boozy singalong by the eccentric cast of characters thrown together on a coach for the titular adventure.

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