Tag Archives: Peter Sellers
Lieut. Humphrey Fairweather, R.N., in his latest disastrous attempt to prove to the Navy that his rocket invention is better than theirs only succeeds in convincing them that no guided-missile station will be safe until he is out of harm’s way.
Heavens Above! (1963) John Boulting, Roy Boulting, Peter Sellers, Cecil Parker, Isabel Jeans, Comedy
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) Stanley Kubrick, Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Comedy
The Battle of the Sexes (1960) Charles Crichton, Peter Sellers, Robert Morley, Constance Cummings, Comedy
Man-eating businesswoman, Angela Barrows is sent by her US company to Edinburgh to investigate export opportunities. She meets businessman Robert MacPherson en route and he persuades her to help bring his company into the 20th century. The staff, lead by Mr. Martin, have other ideas and a battle between the old and new business methods breaks out.
Woman Times Seven (1967) Vittorio De Sica, Shirley MacLaine, Elspeth March, Peter Sellers, Comedy, Drama
Seven mini-stories of adultery: “Funeral Possession,” a wayward widow at her husband’s funeral; “Amateur Night,” angry wife becomes streetwalker out of revenge; “Two Against One,” seemingly prudish girl turns out otherwise; “Super Simone,” wife vainly attempts to divert her over-engrossed writer husband; “At the Opera,” a battle over a supposedly exclusive dress; “Suicides,” a death pact; “Snow,” would-be suitor is actually a private detective hired by jealous husband.
Only Two Can Play (1962) Sidney Gilliat, Peter Sellers, Mai Zetterling, Virginia Maskell, Comedy, Drama
John Lewis is bored by his librarian’s job and henpecked at home. Then Liz, wife of a local counciller, sets her sights on him. But this is risky stuff in a Welsh valleys town – if he and Liz ever manage to consummate their affair, that is.