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Sellers, Peter 1925-1980

Overview
Works: 745 works in 2,895 publications in 7 languages and 37,934 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Spy films  Action and adventure films  Dark comedy films  Film remakes  Caper films  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Producer, Costume designer, Singer, Narrator, Other, Illustrator, Director, Dedicatee, Interviewee, Interviewer, Scenarist
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 )

148 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 4,186 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. DVD
Being there by Hal Ashby( Visual )

74 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

74 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bumbling, disaster-prone inspector invades a Swiss ski resort and becomes obsessed with capturing a jewel thief hoping to lift the legendary 'Pink Panther' diamond
Lolita by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

105 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,954 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 )

51 editions published between 1964 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,330 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
Blake Edwards' The return of the Pink Panther by Blake Edwards( Visual )

44 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,285 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
The Pink Panther strikes again by Blake Edwards( Visual )

59 editions published between 1976 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,211 WorldCat member 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 Blake Edwards( Visual )

54 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Clouseau pretends to be dead, adopts various disguises, and heads to Hong Kong to capture a drug lord
Dr. Strangelove, or, How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

43 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this dark comedy, chaos erupts when a general orders an attack on the Russians, which subsequently will trigger the Russian "Doomsday Device." The President and his aides struggle to find a way to stop the impending doom
Casino Royale by Martin Campbell( Visual )

55 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 928 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 )

63 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a slightly demented leader of an unlikely group of thieves. In a boarding house, the thieves convince their sweet little landlady that they're just a chamber orchestra, rehearsing--while she's away they plan a ruthless heist
The party by Blake Edwards( Visual )

59 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 834 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

24 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 785 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
Trail of the Pink Panther by Blake Edwards( Visual )

32 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World famous detective, Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau is missing and so is the Pink Panther diamond
Alice's adventures in wonderland by William Sterling( Visual )

43 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A colorful musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll's classic tale, Alice In Wonderland. Follow Alice as she ventures through the rabbit hole into the topsy-turvy world of Wonderland
Blake Edwards' The Pink Panther film collection( Visual )

26 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 575 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 Clive Donner( Visual )

35 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 506 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 )

44 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 398 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 Fritz Baur( Visual )

12 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tiny boy has exciting adventures in a horse's ear, a mouse hole, a snail shell, a cow's throat and a wolf's belly. He also outwits a couple of thieves who wish to make their fortune by using Tom Thumb's size to their advantage
The world of Henry Orient( Visual )

27 editions published between 1964 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 361 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 britanski filmski glumac, komičar i pjevač

Peter Sellers British film actor, comedian and singer

Peter Sellers britisk skuespiller og komiker

Peter Sellers Briton nga aktor iti pelikula, komediante ken kumakanta

Peter Sellers Brits acteur

Peter Sellers engelsk skuespiller

Peter Sellers englantilainen koomikko

Peter Sellers englischer Schauspieler

Peter Sellers pemeran laki-laki asal Britania Raya

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

Питер Селерс британски филмски глумац, комичар и певач

Питър Селърс

Пітер Селлерс

Селлерс, Питер

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סלרס, פיטר

פיטר סלרס

بيتر سلرز

بيتر سلرز بتنحجنبانملنط

پیتر سلرز

पीटर सेलर्स

পিটার সেলার্স

პიტერ სელერსი

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ピーター・セラーズ

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Being thereThe Pink PantherLolitaA shot in the darkBlake Edwards' The return of the Pink PantherThe Pink Panther strikes againRevenge of the Pink PantherDr. Strangelove, or, How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb