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Mr. Strangelove a biography of Peter Sellers by Ed Sikov

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Published by Hyperion in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Sellers, Peter, 1925-,
  • Actors -- Great Britain -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesMister Strangelove
StatementEd Sikov.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2598.S44 S58 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination433 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages433
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3568522M
ISBN 100786866640
LC Control Number2002068933

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Red Alert is a novel by Peter George about nuclear book was the underlying inspiration for Stanley Kubrick's film Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. Kubrick's film differs significantly from the novel in that the film is a black comedy.. Originally published in the UK as Two Hours to Doom, with George using the pseudonym "Peter Bryant Author: Peter George. The most insightful biography ever written of this endlessly fascinating star, Mr. Strangelove is as comic and tragic as Peter Sellers was himself. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Sellers was undoubtedly one of the 20th century's funniest people. Mr. Strangelove A Biography of Peter Sellers (Book): Sikov, Ed: Peter Sellers's explosive talent made him a beloved figure in world cinema and continues to attract new audiences. With his darkly comic performances in Dr. Strangelove and Lolita and his outrageously funny appearances as Inspector Clouseau in the Pink Panther films, he became one of the most popular movie stars of his time. Peter Sellers's explosive talent made him a beloved figure in world cinema and continues to attract new audiences. With his darkly comic performances in Dr. Strangelove and Lolita and his outrageously funny appearances as Inspector Clouseau in the Pink Panther films, he became one of the most popular movie stars of his time. Sellers himself identified most personally with the character he 4/5(2).