The Eleanor Rigby Segment of The Beatles’ Film Yellow Submarine Released as a Stand Alone Video

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the iconic Beatles album Revolver, the original footage from the film Yellow Submarine of their heartbreaking song “Eleanor Rigby” was released as a stand-alone video.

Released as a double A-side with the song “Yellow Submarine in August 1966, Eleanor Rigby marked a giant leap forward in the way that The Beatles thought about their art…The film is a sequence originally used in the movie Yellow Submarine”, released in July 1968. With it’s surreal, ground-breaking visuals it both brought a new concept of creating a visual video to accompany a song and also ushered in a new style of animation which helped to inspire Terry Gilliam’s animations for the TV comedy series, Monty Python’s Flying Circus.