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Sellers, Peter 1925-1980

Overview
Works: 632 works in 2,577 publications in 7 languages and 37,216 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Dark comedy films  Parody films  Detective and mystery films  Action and adventure films  Spy films  Children's films  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Producer, Costume designer, Singer, Illustrator, Narrator, Other, Interviewer, Scenarist, Director, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Peter Sellers
 
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Most widely held works by Peter Sellers
Dr. Strangelove, or, How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

181 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 5,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire in which the U.S. president and his military advisors struggle ineptly to avert a holocaust after a psychotic Air Force general launches a nuclear attack on the Soviet Union because he fears that the Russians are poisoning the water supply in the United States
Being there by Hal Ashby( Visual )

55 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Circumstances propel a feeble-minded gardener, whose entire knowledge of life comes from watching television, into being the advisor to a powerful but dying tycoon
The Pink Panther by Blake Edwards( Visual )

95 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 2,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Clouseau pursues a jewel thief, who, in turn, is romantically pursuing Clouseau's wife
Lolita by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

102 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanley Kubrick's sixth film is a brilliant, sly adaptation of Vladimir Nabokov's celebrated yet infamous 1955 novel. It chronicles a middle-aged literature professor's unusual and doomed sexual passion/obsession for a seductively precocious pubescent "nymphet" named Lolita. Thanks to the film industry's production code, the film is mostly suggestive, with numerous double entendres and metaphoric sexual situations, while the story has been transformed into a black comedy and murder mystery. The film lacks the element that enabled most readers to understand the novel--Humbert Humbert's exquisite inner voice. As a consequence the film is big, luxurious, and full of a barren, cold humor, yet a visual tour-de-force in elegant black-and-white
A shot in the dark by Blake Edwards( Visual )

42 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bumbling Inspector Clouseau's attempt to prove the innocence of a voluptuous French maid, the prime suspect in a series of bizarre murders, leads him to a nudist colony and the Parisian mansion of a French millionaire
The Pink Panther strikes again by Blake Edwards( Visual )

53 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a nervous breakdown, Chief Inspector Dreyfus builds a criminal organization devoted to the extermination of Inspector Clouseau
Blake Edwards' the return of the Pink Panther by Blake Edwards( Visual )

35 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Clouseau is summoned to recover the world's largest diamond, stolen from a seemingly secure museum, and focuses on an English peer as the most likely suspect
Revenge of the Pink Panther by Blake Edwards( Visual )

49 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Clouseau pretends to be dead, adopts various disguises, and heads to Hong Kong to capture a drug lord
Casino Royale by Martin Campbell( Visual )

62 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir James Bond is persuaded to rejoin Her Majesty's secret service and head an operation to smash SMERSH
The ladykillers by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

60 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Marcus rents a London flat, telling his landlady that he and his friends are musicians who will be rehearsing in the flat. In reality, neither the professor nor his friends can play a note. He is a criminal mastermind, holding court over his gang of thieves, including the likes of punkish Harry, the homicidal Louis and punch-drunk One-Round. The gang uses the professor's flat as a headquarters, where they conceive a daring 60,000 pound robbery
The party by Blake Edwards( Visual )

53 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Hollywood bigwig is giving a party to which every climber in town wants to be invited. By mistake, an accident-prone Indian actor is invited, and the result is hilarious slapstick and a wicked shrewd insider's view of Tinseltown
The mouse that roared by Jacques Arnold( Visual )

23 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tiny duchy of Grand Fenwick is bankrupt, and its minister decides to declare war on the United States, be defeated, and receive Marshall Aid. But he forgot to tell their invasion force leader that he's supposed to lose
Alice's adventures in wonderland by Lewis Carroll( Visual )

42 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A colorful musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll's classic tale, Alice In Wonderland
Trail of the Pink Panther by Blake Edwards( Visual )

28 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World famous detective, Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau (Sellers) is missing and so is the Pink Panther diamond. The sixth comedy in Blake Edwards' Pink Panther series
Blake Edwards' The Pink Panther film collection( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The bumbling, hilarious Inspector Clouseau is back on the case in this collectable giftset boasting five classic comedies, a bonus DVD and the incomparable comic genius of Peter Sellers!"
What's new pussycat by Peter Sellers( Visual )

36 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 'zany blend of slapstick gags and madcap comedy' this hilarious romp, starring Peter Sellers, Peter O'Toole, and Woody Allen in his acting and screenwriting debut, is the wildest, wackiest film to emerge from the swingin' 60's
I'm all right Jack by John Boulting( Visual )

32 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Peter Sellers won his only British Academy Award for his career-making performance as Socialist shop steward Fred Kite in this brilliant class-struggle comedy. Ian Carmichael ... co-stars as naive Oxford graduate Stanley Windrush, who is hired as a common worker at his wealthy uncle's missile factory and quickly becomes a pawn in the battle between management and Mr. Kite's labor union. But can both sides stop a complete nitwit from single-handedly destroying the economy while becoming the symbol of integrity for an entire nation?"
Tom Thumb by Bao er( Visual )

13 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Thumb, the son of a woodcutter, is only 5 1/2 inches tall. Tom overcomes hard luck and huge obstacles while saving his parents from harm
The smallest show on earth by Basil Dearden( Visual )

31 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a young couple who inherit a dilapidated movie theater and must compete with a lavish movie theater next door
The world of Henry Orient( Visual )

18 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Henry Orient (Sellers), a concert pianist whose life is turned upside-down by two infatuated schoolgirls
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Dr. Strangelove, or, How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb
Alternative Names
Peter Sellers acteur britannique

Peter Sellers aktor brytyjski

Peter Sellers anglický herec

Peter Sellers attore britannico

Peter Sellers britisk skuespiller og komiker

Peter Sellers Briton nga aktor iti pelikula, komediante ken kumakanta

Peter Sellers Brits acteur

Peter Sellers englischer Schauspieler

Petrus Sellers

Piter Selers

Piter Sellers

Pīters Selerss angļu aktieris, komiķis un dziedātājs

Sellers, Peter 1925-

Sellers, Richard Henry.

Sellers, Richard Henry 1925-1980

Πίτερ Σέλλερς Άγγλος ηθοποιός, κωμικός

Питер Селерс

Питър Селърс

Пітер Селлерс

Селлерс, Питер

Պիտեր Սելլերս

סלרס, פיטר

פיטר סלרס

بيتر سلرز

پیتر سلرز

पीटर सेलर्स

পিটার সেলার্স

პიტერ სელერსი

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Being thereThe Pink PantherLolitaA shot in the darkThe Pink Panther strikes againBlake Edwards' the return of the Pink PantherRevenge of the Pink PantherThe ladykillers