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Sellers, Peter 1925-1980

Works: 647 works in 2,533 publications in 9 languages and 37,022 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Spy films  Dark comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Parody films  Detective and mystery films  Caper films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Producer, Costume designer, Singer, Illustrator, Narrator, Scenarist, Interviewer, Other, Dedicatee, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Peter Sellers
Publications by Peter Sellers
Publications by Peter Sellers, published posthumously.
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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( visu )
232 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 5,080 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
The Pink Panther by Blake Edwards( visu )
123 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 2,824 libraries worldwide
Inspector Clouseau pursues a jewel thief, who, in turn, is romantically pursuing Clouseau's wife
Being there by Hal Ashby( visu )
72 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,362 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
Lolita by Stanley Kubrick( visu )
97 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,963 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( visu )
49 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,348 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
Blake Edwards' the return of the Pink Panther by Blake Edwards( visu )
37 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,265 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
The Pink Panther strikes again by Blake Edwards( visu )
58 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 1,241 libraries worldwide
After a nervous breakdown, Chief Inspector Dreyfus builds a criminal organization devoted to the extermination of Inspector Clouseau
Revenge of the Pink Panther by Peter Sellers( visu )
51 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,048 libraries worldwide
Inspector Clouseau pretends to be dead, adopts various disguises, and heads to Hong Kong to capture a drug lord
The ladykillers by Alexander Mackendrick( visu )
75 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 933 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
Casino Royale by John Huston( visu )
52 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 912 libraries worldwide
Sir James Bond is persuaded to rejoin Her Majesty's secret service and head an operation to smash SMERSH
The party by Blake Edwards( visu )
94 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 896 libraries worldwide
Comedy about a Hollywood bigwig who 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 and shrewd insider's view of Tinseltown
The mouse that roared by Jack Arnold( visu )
25 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 791 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
Trail of the Pink Panther by Sam O Brown( visu )
44 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 635 libraries worldwide
World famous detective, Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau is missing and so is the Pink Panther diamond
Alice's adventures in wonderland by Lewis Carroll( visu )
39 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 626 libraries worldwide
A colorful musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll's classic tale, Alice In Wonderland
What's new pussycat by Peter Sellers( visu )
39 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 491 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( visu )
29 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 389 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( visu )
15 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 376 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 world of Henry Orient by George Roy Hill( visu )
24 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 346 libraries worldwide
The story of Henry Orient (Sellers), a concert pianist whose life is turned upside-down by two infatuated schoolgirls
The smallest show on earth by Basil Dearden( visu )
30 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 339 libraries worldwide
Comedy about a young couple who inherit a delapidated movie theater and must compete with a lavish movie theater next door
The magic Christian by Joe McGrath( visu )
21 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 276 libraries worldwide
"Sir Guy Grand, the richest man in the world, adopts a homeless boy, Youngman. Together, they set out to prove that anyone - and anything - can be bought with money."--Container
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Alternative Names
Peter Sellers acteur britannique
Peter Sellers aktor brytyjski
Peter Sellers anglický herec
Peter Sellers attore britannico
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
피터 셀러스
English (927)
Spanish (104)
German (95)
French (54)
Multiple languages (43)
Italian (11)
Czech (4)
Danish (1)
Dutch (1)
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