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Independent Minds: Peter Sellers

From: Murray Street Productions
Series: Independent Minds
Length: 55:31

Learn more about an amazing comic genius--Independent Minds: Peter Sellers is a one-hour (news-friendly) entertainment documentary hosted by David D'Arcy. Read the full description.

Sellers_small Peter Sellers' comic genius is undeniable. His radio, television, and film work has influenced everyone from the Monty Python troupe to Mike Myers. He gave movie audiences iconic characters like the laughingly wicked Dr. Strangelove, and the bumbling Inspector Clouseau. In the 1960s, his rise to stardom made him one of England's most recognizable stars, on par with the Beatles. Now, 40 years after the height of Peter Sellers' career, David D'Arcy hosts an engaging look at this comic genius. We'll hear from Sellers' collaborators Blake Edwards, Paul Mazursky and Joe McGrath, as well as Mike Myers, Tracy Ullman, John Lithgow, Geoffrey Rush, and Sellers biographers Ed Sikov and Roger Lewis. Plus rare archive interviews of Sellers! INDEPENDENT MINDS: PETER SELLERS is an hour-long special. ***Available 10/28 - 12/5 at NO CHARGE, but registration is required.

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Piece Description

Peter Sellers' comic genius is undeniable. His radio, television, and film work has influenced everyone from the Monty Python troupe to Mike Myers. He gave movie audiences iconic characters like the laughingly wicked Dr. Strangelove, and the bumbling Inspector Clouseau. In the 1960s, his rise to stardom made him one of England's most recognizable stars, on par with the Beatles. Now, 40 years after the height of Peter Sellers' career, David D'Arcy hosts an engaging look at this comic genius. We'll hear from Sellers' collaborators Blake Edwards, Paul Mazursky and Joe McGrath, as well as Mike Myers, Tracy Ullman, John Lithgow, Geoffrey Rush, and Sellers biographers Ed Sikov and Roger Lewis. Plus rare archive interviews of Sellers! INDEPENDENT MINDS: PETER SELLERS is an hour-long special. ***Available 10/28 - 12/5 at NO CHARGE, but registration is required.

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Review of Independent Minds: Peter Sellers

Amazing, insightful, hilarious. Pure genius!

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Review of Independent Minds: Peter Sellers

Excellent, balanced biography of an interesting but complicated actor. The life and times of Peter Sellers exposes the price of being a genius bordering on schizophrenia. I would heartily recommend this broadcast for all of those diehard Seller's fans.

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Review of Independent Minds: Peter Sellers

This is a very entertaining and educational look at the life of the late comedian, Peter Sellers. I think it would appeal not only to fans of this actor, but of movies and comedy in general. It is extremely well done. The program contains interviews with current stars, archived interviews with Sellers, and clips of his performances. The interviews are well selected and varying perspectives on Sellers' career. In addition to current fans, there are interviews with people who found him frustrating and difficult to work with. The producers explore every aspect of Sellers' career and do an extremely good job of it. It seems like it would appeal to broad audiences.

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