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The Life and Death of Peter Sellers

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Applause Books
Biography: film, television & music, Films, cinema, Sellers, Peter, Biography/Autobiography, Biography, Songbooks - General, Biography & Autobiography, Biography / Autobiography, Great Britain, Entertainment & Performing Arts - General, Composers & Musicians - General, Entertainment & Performing Arts - Actors & Actresses, Performing Arts / Theater / General, Actors, Sellers, Peter,, 1925
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL8602178M
ISBN 101557833575
ISBN 139781557833570
OCLC/WorldCa35848086

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Roger Lewis, in his no-holds-barred biography, /5(21). Peter Sellers was a gifted actor and a troubled man, and his story deserves to be told.

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF PETER SELLERS had the potential to be the ultimate Sellers biography. Unfortunately, that potential was ruined by a poorly organized, confusing editorial approach that renders much of the text by: 8.

Book Description Cornerstone, United Kingdom, Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. _____From Strangelove to Clouseau, Peter Sellers was one of the screen's greatest ever comic his life was more complex and multilayered than most this gripping, classic biography, Roger Lewis draws on over three hundred interviews with Sellers's family, wives /5().

Book Review: 'The Life and Death of Peter Sellers' By L.S. Klepp Updated Decem at AM EST. This dense, maddening and frequently brilliant book on the life and career of the British actor Peter Sellers () isn't a biography in any conventional sense.

Rather, it's an epic meditation o. Peter Sellers was evil." That's the final judgment biographer Roger Lewis passes on his subject. As drastic as it sounds, his book makes a good case for that conclusion. An almost exhaustive chronicle of Peter Sellers' rise from obscurity and decline into dementia, Lewis narrates his story in an almost exhausted voice.

And it's no wonder: For all the genius he possessed as a mimic and the. Culture > Books BOOK REVIEW / Jaws drop and fists clench: Christopher Bray on a biography of Peter Sellers which uncovers the cruelty behind the Inspector Clouseau mask: The life and death of.

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The life and death of Peter Sellers. [R Lewis] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create this book is a remarkable achievement * Literary Review * It is a mad book - but then the subject is a madman.

Looks at the life of Peter Sellers by working from interviews with his family, wives, girlfriends and The Life and Death of Peter Sellers book. The author tells the story of the man who began his career by working backstage at his uncle's theatre in Ilfracombe and looks for the truth about the man and the performer.

Buy The Life And Death Of Peter Sellers New Ed by Lewis, Roger (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(54). The Life and Death of Peter Sellers Roger Lewis Arrow £, pp1, Roger Lewis specialises in highly personal biographies, hurling himself with a Author: Eldon King.

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The life and death of Peter Sellers by Lewis, Roger. Publication date Topics Sellers, Peter,Actors -- Great Britain -- Biography.

Publisher ApplausePages: _____ From Strangelove to Clouseau, Peter Sellers was one of the screen's greatest ever comic actors. Yet his life was more complex and multilayered than most believe. In this gripping, classic biography, Roger Lewis draws on over three hundred interviews with Sellers's family, wives, mistresses, enemies and co-stars to show how Sellers succeeded, and why it was at such terrible cost to Reviews: 1.

According to Roger Lewis, whose book, The Life and Death of Peter Sellers, was the basis for the actor's biopic, the two were members of the same theatrical club, "The Grand Order of Water Rats," and eventually, Sellers claimed to friends that he could hear Leno as an "inner voice," which would, like his psychic, act as an advisor and guide his.

Directed by Stephen Hopkins. With Geoffrey Rush, Charlize Theron, Emily Watson, John Lithgow. The feature adaptation of Roger Lewis' book about the actor best remembered as Inspector Clouseau in the Pink Panther movies/10(K). (Applause Books). Sellers' fluidity as an actor made for a terrifying madness that grew like a slow metastasizing cancer throughout his adult life.

The story of Peter Sellers concludes with his premature death at the age of 54, "sick at heart and alone in those sunless hotel rooms," so recoiled from intimacy that no one really knew him by: 8.

Peter Sellers was a gifted actor and a troubled man, and his story deserves to be told. THE LIFE AND DEATH OF PETER SELLERS had the potential to be the ultimate Sellers biography.

Unfortunately, that potential was ruined by a poorly organized, confusing editorial approach that renders much of the text incomprehensible/5.

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The story of Peter Sellers concludes with his premature death at the age of 54, "sick at heart and alone in those sunless hotel rooms " so recoiled from intimacy that no one really knew him hers Weekly,This dense, maddening and frequently brilliant book on the life and career of the British actor Peter Sellers () isn't a.

Film star Peter Sellers never liked being alone, so it is “heartbreaking” he was on his own when he died, his secretary says ahead of the 40th anniversary of his death. Susan Wood is among. Sellers' fluidity as an actor made for a terrifying madness that grew like a slow metastasizing cancer throughout his adult life.

The story of Peter Sellers concludes with his premature death at the age of 54, "sick at heart and alone in those sunless hotel rooms", so /5(21).

But Sellers' mood swings eventually put paid to their marriage, and while he finds commercial success as a funnyman onscreen, he achieves little in the way of happiness or respect. Produced for the American premium cable service HBO, The Life and Death of Peter Sellers was screened in competition at the Cannes Film : Geoffrey Rush, Charlize Theron, Emily Watson.

The Life and Death of Peter Sellers () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. The Life and Death of Peter Sellers is a British-American television film about the life of English comedian Peter Sellers, based on Roger Lewis's book of the same name.

It was directed by Stephen Hopkins and stars Geoffrey Rush as Sellers, Miriam Released on: The Life and Death of Peter Sellers by Roger Lewis starting at $ The Life and Death of Peter Sellers has 3 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

The life of Peter Sellers has inspired documentaries, plays, tell-all memoirs, monographs, and two full-length biographies. Like Woody Allen’s Zelig, he is a symbol for everything. The Life And Death Of Peter Sellers by Roger Lewis Sellers has long been acknowledged as one of the screen's greatest comic actors.

In this gripping, classic biography, Roger Lewis draws on over three hundred interviews with Sellers's family, wives, mistresses, enemies and co-stars to show how Sellers succeeded, and why it was at such terrible. The Life and Death of Peter Sellers is an engaging drama, one that is enjoyable from start to finish.

The film is well worth your time and it will surely appeal to fans of the late actor anyone 69%(26). Like the books, the movie, directed by Stephen Hopkins, examines the central paradox of Peter Sellers: that a man who spent his life on screen inhabiting so many different characters had no.

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