The Boy Who Turned Yellow (1972)

U 09/16/1972 (GB) AdventureFamily 55m
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When John meets an alien who feeds on electricity, things start to go wrong


John and his class go on a school trip to the Tower of London. While he is there he loses his pet mouse and vows to return and find her later. Back in school, he is not very attentive and falls asleep during a lesson about electricity so his teacher sends him home. On the 'tube' there is a sudden flash, and John, the train and all of the passengers turn yellow. With the help of Nick (short for 'Electronic') John learns about electricity, invades the Tower of London and saves his pet mouse ... or was it a dream. This is the Powell & Pressburger touch applied to children's films.

  1. Michael Powell


  2. Emeric Pressburger


Top Billed Cast

  1. Mark Dightam


  2. Robert Eddison


  3. Helen Weir

    Mrs Saunders

  4. Brian Worth

    Brian Worth

    Mr Saunders

  5. Esmond Knight

    Esmond Knight


  6. Laurence Carter


  7. Patrick McAlinney

    Supreme Beefeater

  8. Lem Dobbs


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The Boy Who Turned Yellow
The Boy Who Turned Yellow

Status Released

Original Language English

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