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If These Walls Could Sing

  Mary McCartney

  United Kingdom     86 minutes


For over 90 years, Abbey Road Studios has been the heart of the music industry. Fans journey every year to have their photo taken at the world-famous zebra crossing, and artists strive to follow in the footsteps of their heroes. In this personal film of memory and discovery, Mary McCartney guides us through the decades to see and experience the creative magic that makes it the most prominent and longest-running studio in the world. From classical to pop, film scores to hip-hop, Disney Original Documentary’s If These Walls Could Sing explores the breadth, diversity, and ingenuity of Abbey Road Studios. Intimate interviews reveal how leading artists, producers, composers and the dedicated engineers and staff of Abbey Road all found their musical language and community, while vivid archive footage and session tapes give exclusive access to these famously private studios. Featuring Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Elton John, Roger Waters, Liam Gallagher, John Williams, Celeste, and Sheku Kanneh-Mason, among others.

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Film Credits

  •   John Battsek, Sarah Thomson, Miles Coleman
  •   Paul Carlin
  •   Phung Apeadu, Kirsty Lowrey
  •   Ben Magahy, Tim Cragg
  •   Toby Pitman
  •   Marc Robinson, Alice Webb, Kerstin Emhoff, Ali Brown
  •   Mercury Studios, Ventureland


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Logo: WTTW (2019)

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