As I was composing this post
, it became apparent that I was going into waaaay more detail than most readers would be interested in. So I deleted a lot of what I was going to say. So here's what I was about to blather on (and on and on and on) about, and more! Hooray!
, a film adaptation of the Hermann Hesse novel, was released in 1974. The wiki entry
is pretty lean. The last paragraph says:
A "marketing disaster" followed, this included the colour