Denis O’Dell, Beatles Movie Producer, Dead at 98 - Noise11.com
The Beatles

The Beatles in Magical Mystery Tour

Denis O’Dell, Beatles Movie Producer, Dead at 98

by Paul Cashmere on January 3, 2022

in News

Denis O’Dell, the Beatles’ movie producer who worked on ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ and ‘Magical Mystery Tour’, has died in Spain at age 98.

O’Dell also worked with John Lennon on the movie ‘How I Won The War’. In The Beatles ‘You Know My Name (Look Up The Number)’, released as the b-side of the ‘Let It Be’ single, Lennon refers to the lounge singer in the song as ‘Denis O’Bell’.

O’Dell was the producer of ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ and worked as an Associate Producer on ‘A Hard Day’s Night’. Denis talked John Lennon into appearing in his movie ‘How I Won The War’. The movie also starred Michael Crawford. Lennon wrote ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’ while in Spain filming the movie.

One of the last things O’Dell worked on was as a supervising producer on Peter Jackson’s ‘Get Back’.

Be the first to see NOISE.com’s newest interviews and special features on YOUTUBE and updated regularly. See things first SUBSCRIBE here: Noise11 on YouTube SUBSCRIBE

Noise11.com

Follow Noise11 on Social Media

Noise11 on Instagram

You’ll discover music news first following Noise11 on Twitter

Comment on the news of the day, join Noise11 on Facebook

Related Posts

Ronnie Spector
Ronnie Spector Dies At Age 78

Ronnie Spector, the singer for The Ronettes and one time wife of notorious producer Phil Spector, has died at the age of 78.

4 days ago
Rolling Stones stamps
The UK Rolls Out Rolling Stones Stamp Collection

The Rolling Stones are being immortalised in stamp form. Royal Mail has announced a set of 12 stamps in tribute to the iconic rock 'n' roll band to mark their 60th anniversary.

5 days ago
Dwayne Hickman as Dobie Gillis
Dobie Gillis Star Dwayne Hickman Dies At Age 87

Dwayne Hickman, the star of the 60s sitcom The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, has died from complications to Parkinson’s disease in Los Angeles at the age of 87.

7 days ago
David Bowie from the Lazarus finale
Madame Tussauds To Display New David Bowie Figure

On what would have been his 75th birthday, Madame Tussauds London has today released never-before-seen images from David Bowie’s 1983 sitting with their artists as the London landmark announces a new upcoming figure of the late, great, icon of sound and vision. This will be the second David Bowie figure to feature at the famous Baker Street attraction.

7 days ago
Calvin Simon of Parliament Funkadelic
Parliament-Funkadelic Co-Founder Calvin Simon Dead at 79

Calvin Simon, one of the co-founders of funk band Parliament-Funkadelic, has died at age 79.

January 9, 2022
Michael Lang of Woodstock 50
Woodstock Creator Michael Lang Dead at 77

Michael Lang, the man who was behind Woodstock, has died at age 77. The cause of death is announced as Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

January 9, 2022
The Beatles Get Back DVD
The Beatles DVD Of Get Back By Peter Jackson Is A Disappointment

Peter Jackson’s The Beatles’ Get Back will be released on DVD and Blu-Ray 28 February and it is going to disappoint.

January 7, 2022