Trail of the Pink Panther

The role that I’ve always most associated Peter Sellers with is that of Inspector Clouseau from the Pink Panther series. The original series saw nine entries, and to this day I’m still not exactly sure which ones I’ve seen and which ones I haven’t. They all start to blur together after a while. There has…

Two Way Stretch

When I was a kid, I pretty much only knew Peter Sellers from the Pink Panther films. As I grew in my film knowledge I discovered him in many other great films, including one of my all time favorites, “Dr. Strangelove: or how I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb.” I love that…

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Is it me, or does anyone else out there find the characters from the Broadway musical Cats to be a bit scary.  I mean, you have these human/feline hybrids prancing around the stage wiggling their jazz hands with this makeup that resembles what you might get out of a state fair facepainting booth.  Sorry, but…

7 Faces of Dr. Lao

There are certain actors who have made a reputation for playing multiple characters in the same film.  Performers like Peter Sellers, Eddie Murphy and Jerry Lewis are a few that come to mind, but not Tony Randall.  But six roles, as a matter of fact, are what Randall took on in George Pal’s “7 Faces…