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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  Spy films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Dark comedy films  Parody films  Caper films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Producer, Costume designer, Singer, Narrator, Illustrator, Interviewer, Scenarist, Director, Dedicatee, 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 )

129 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 4,679 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
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
Revenge of the Pink Panther by Peter Sellers( Visual )

39 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,031 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 )

54 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 919 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 )

56 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 914 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
The party by Blake Edwards( Visual )

53 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 808 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 )

19 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Duchess and the Prime Minister (both played by Peter Sellers) of the tiny Duchy of Grand Fenwick have come up with a brilliant plan to keep their country from going broke--make war on the United States, lose, then collect lots of American post-war aid. Their only mistake is not telling their invasion force leader (Sellers again, in chain mail!) that he's supposed to lose. -- Container
Trail of the Pink Panther( Visual )

27 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pink Panther diamond goes missing, and then, en route to the scene of the crime, Inspector Clouseau's plane goes missing. A sleuthing reporter is assigned to memorialize him, but in the process, she comes up against some strange behavior from a delirious Dreyfus as well as Clouseau's duplicitous ex-wife, his lusty father and The Phantom
Blake Edwards' The Pink Panther film collection( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 538 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 )

30 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 491 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 376 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 )

29 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a young couple who inherit a delapidated 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
Remembering Peter Sellers : an audio portrait from the BBC archives by John Scheinfeld( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the course of a career which spanned five decades, Peter Sellers rose from aspiring television mimicry to international fame and fortune. He was one of our biggest stars, loved for his role as Inspector Clouseau in the Pink Panther films and his appearances in The Goon Show. Yet his formative years in the world of travelling show people, almost put him off the theatre for ever. He grew to hate the smell of greasepaint, but his early observation of voices and accents led to the discovery of an uncanny gift as an impressionist - container
Being there( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 10 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 mask behind the mask: a life of Peter Sellers by Peter Evans( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Sellers : a celebration by Adrian Rigelsford( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The world of Peter Sellers by Tony Palmer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An intimate study with and about the legendary actor, revealing the full tragedy of a man who had everything but believed he had nothing. Originally banned by the BBC at the time
 
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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

피터 셀러스

ピーター・セラーズ

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A shot in the darkRevenge of the Pink PantherThe ladykillersThe partyThe mouse that roaredTrail of the Pink PantherThe world of Henry OrientRemembering Peter Sellers : an audio portrait from the BBC archivesPeter Sellers : a celebration