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6 edition of Mr Strangelove found in the catalog.

Mr Strangelove

a biography of Peter Sellers

by Ed Sikov

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Sidgwick & Jackson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sellers, Peter, -- 1925-1980.,
  • Motion picture actors and actresses -- Great Britain -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography p401-412 and index.

    StatementEd Sikov.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination428p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages428
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18919640M
    ISBN 100283072970
    OCLC/WorldCa50713260

      Dr. Strangelove Book Analysis just from $13,9 / page. get custom paper. During those past years, Kahn contributed an idea that people considered to be heretical. His idea trended in almost all parts of the New York City and the natives were pleased. He brought to the attention of the people the best way to prevent nuclear war. The wheelchair-bound Strangelove is a type of "mad scientist", whose eccentricities include a severe case of alien hand syndrome, so that his right hand, clad in an ominous black leather glove, occasionally attempts to strangle Strangelove or make the Nazi salute (no one in the room acts if this is unsusual).

    MR. STRANGELOVE: A Biography of Peter Sellers Ed Sikov, Author. Hyperion $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book. Sellers was undoubtedly one of the. T he last time we spoke about books, it was to discuss David Michaelis' gargantuan biography of Peanuts cartoonist Charles Schulz. That book must have gotten me on a "biography" kick because I followed it up with Mr. Strangelove, Ed Sikov's look at the life story of British comedian and actor Peter s first came to prominence as a cast member of an anarchic BBC radio program.

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