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Sellers, Peter 1925-1980

Overview
Works: 745 works in 2,474 publications in 6 languages and 37,074 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Dark comedy films  Parody films  Detective and mystery films  Caper films  Children's films  Musical films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Producer, Costume designer, Singer, Narrator, Illustrator, Dedicatee, Director, Interviewer, Scenarist, Other
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 )

138 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 4,865 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 Jerzy Kosiński( Visual )

57 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,312 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 )

65 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

87 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,936 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 )

38 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,327 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 )

57 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,247 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 Peter Sellers( Visual )

39 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,044 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 John Huston( Visual )

55 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 981 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 )

53 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and German and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A not-so-musically-inclined band of outlaws pose as a group of amateur musicians, while secretly plotting a major heist. But the sweet landlady, who rents them their "digs," proves to be too much for these cutthroats. They decide to get rid of her ... a task they find easier said than done
Blake Edwards' The return of the Pink Panther by Blake Edwards( Visual )

34 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the priceless Pink Panther diamond is stolen yet again, the inimitable Inspector Jacques Clouseau is saved from an unwilling early retirement and sent off to the country of Lugash to investigate
The party by Blake Edwards( Visual )

53 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 802 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 Leonard Wibberley( Visual )

19 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 730 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 )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 613 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 Lewis Carroll( Visual )

33 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A colorful musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll's classic tale, Alice In Wonderland
Blake Edwards' The Pink Panther film collection( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 553 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 )

32 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 475 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
Blake Edwards' the return of the Pink Panther( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 452 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
I'm all right Jack by John Boulting( Visual )

34 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 405 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 George Pal( Visual )

13 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 380 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 )

33 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a young couple who inherit a dilapidated old movie theater and the three eccentric characters who work there
 
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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 anglick herec

Peter Sellers attore britannico

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

ピーター・セラーズ

彼得塞勒斯

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Being thereThe pink pantherLolitaA shot in the darkThe Pink Panther strikes againRevenge of the Pink PantherThe ladykillersBlake Edwards' The return of the Pink Panther