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Author: Joe McGrathDenis O'DellTerry SouthernPeter SellersRingo StarrAll authors
Publisher: [Chicago, Illinois] : Olive Films, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Comedy legend Peter Sellers portrays Sir Guy Grand, the richest man in the world. One day he whimsically adopts a young homeless man who he happens to meet by chance during a stroll in the park. Together they set off on a series of madcap escapades and comically attack the snobbery and hypocrisy of modern society as they go from one hilarious misadventure to another. Featured are Paul McCartney's hit song Come and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comedy films
Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Named Person: Terry Southern; Terry Southern
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joe McGrath; Denis O'Dell; Terry Southern; Peter Sellers; Ringo Starr; Isabel Jeans; Caroline Blakiston; Wilfrid Hyde-White; Richard Attenborough; Laurence Harvey; Leonard Frey; Christopher Lee; Spike Milligan; Roman Polanski; Raquel Welch; Yul Brynner; John Cleese; Graham Chapman; Ken Thorne; Kevin Connor; Geoffrey Unsworth; Commonwealth United Entertainment, Inc.,; Grand Films (Firm),; Olive Films,
OCLC Number: 843955443
Notes: Wide screen (1.85:1).
Based on the novel by Terry Southern.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1969.
Credits: Music, Ken Thorne ; editor, Kevin Connor ; cinematographer, Geoffrey Unsworth ; additional material by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Peter Sellers.
Cast: Peter Sellers, Ringo Starr, Isabel Jeans, Caroline Blakiston, Wilfrid Hyde White, Richard Attenborough, Laurence Harvey, Leonard Frey, Christopher Lee, Spike Milligan, Roman Polanski, Raquel Welch, Yul Brynner, John Cleese, Graham Chapman.
Target Audience: Rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1.
Other Titles: Magic Christian (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Commonwealth United presents a Grand Film ; screenplay by Terry Southern, Joseph McGrath ; produced by Denis O'Dell ; directed by Joseph McGrath.

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Comedy legend Peter Sellers portrays Sir Guy Grand, the richest man in the world. One day he whimsically adopts a young homeless man who he happens to meet by chance during a stroll in the park. Together they set off on a series of madcap escapades and comically attack the snobbery and hypocrisy of modern society as they go from one hilarious misadventure to another. Featured are Paul McCartney's hit song Come and Get It and the Monty Python regulars adding their own quirky brand of hilarity.

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