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The Party
7.4 Rating
(229 ratings)
7.6 IMDB rating

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Peter Sellers

Peter Sellers

Hrundi V. Bakshi
Claudine Longet

Claudine Longet

Michele Monet
Natalia Borisova

Natalia Borisova

Ballerina
Marge Champion

Marge Champion

Rosalind Dunphy
Al Checco

Al Checco

Bernard Stein
Corinne Cole

Corinne Cole

Janice Kane


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Blake Edwards

Blake Edwards

(screenplay)
Tom Waldman

Tom Waldman

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started off well, but fizzled out badly

7 years, 2 months ago at May 24 12:47
4 votes
I expected a lot more from this film. It started off very well; the scenes when the timid bumbling Indian actor (played by the awesome Peter Sellers) makes blunder after blunder to accidentally ruin a movie production was hilarious. And when he gets invited by mistake to a fancy party by the producer of the film, the scenes where he approaches different gets, gets into trouble almost every step ... read more
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An Indian actor screws up royally during the filming of a costume epic. When the 'Fire this guy' list gets confused with the studio head's guest list for a party, he appears there and everyone assumes he must belong. A great many sight gags and misunderstanding gags are played out at the party where the rest of the film takes place.
Release date: 4 April 1968
UPC: 027616869340
Comedy (15), 1960s (8), 1968 (6), Elephant (5), Usa (5), Slapstick (5), Hollywood (4), Party (3), Pool (3), Drugs (3), Dinner Party (3), Shoe (3), Wig (3), Sitar (3), Turban (2), Piano (2), (2), Dinner (2), Wrist Watch (1), Yellow Piano (1)
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"1.11. Heavy on improvisation and Jacques Tati-like wonder. Peter Sellers plays hilarious indian Hrundi V. Bashki (some might find the performance racist, but they are mostly idiots) who is trouble in two legs. Bashki is invited to Hollywood party by accident and revels the emptiness and hypocricy of Hollywood lifestyle. "


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"22.10. Digibox, 1st viewing DIRECTED BY Blake Edwards The largely inferior and more ordinary little brother of Play Time. Somewhat racist and hasn't stood the test of time as well as, say, A Shot in the Dark by Edwards. Such a slow-paced comedy could do with some more visual jokes. Sellers is still very entertaining to watch and at least the quirky Henry Mancini/Blake Edwards atmosphere is there. "


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" Plot: A clerical mistake results in a bumbling film extra being invited to an exclusive Hollywood party instead of being fired. Genre: Comedy Director: Blake Edwards Stars: Peter Sellers, Claudine Longet, Steve Franken -----} Trailer"


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