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The Party (1968) was a Comedy Film directed by Blake Edwards and produced by Blake Edwards and Ken Wales.

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Musical Monday: The Life of the Party (1937)

on Mar 30, 2020 From Comet Over Hollywood

It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 600. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: The Life of the Party (1937)... Read full article


The Party (1968)

By Beatrice on Feb 17, 2020 From Flickers in Time

The Party Directed by Blake Edwards Written by Blake Edwards and Tom and Frank Waldman 1968/US IMDb link First viewing/Amazon Instant Michelle Monet: No. Hrundi V. Bakshi: Well, you are not missing anything. I didn’t know whether to laugh or cringe. Hrundi V. Bakshi (Peter Sellers) was brought... Read full article


A Report on the Party and the Guests (1966)

By Beatrice on Apr 26, 2019 From Flickers in Time

A Report on the Party and the Guests (O slavnosti a hostech) Directed by Jan Nemec Written by Esther Krumbachova and Jan Nemec 1966/Czechoslovakia Filmove studio Barradonov First viewing/Criterion Channel I liked this scathing allegory on enforced conformity in a Communist State. A group of friends ... Read full article


Pour Yourself A Drink And Join In the Fun – The Party (2017)

By Michael on Mar 16, 2018 From Durnmoose Movie Musings

There is a phrase the British like to use which is “taking the piss out of something (or someone). Basically it means pointing out the absurdity of something, especially a person who is taking themselves way to seriously. The Party is a film that absolutely delights in taking the piss out of e... Read full article


The Party (1968)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Dec 18, 2014 From 4 Star Films

When you begin to watch the Party it becomes obvious that it is less of a comedy film and more of a comedy concept. Peter Sellers in all his glory is a bumbling Indian actor who is mistakenly invited to an elegant party. He is in many ways very similar to Mr. Hulot. Both are likable mess ups who are... Read full article


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Hrundi V. Bakshi: [to Wyoming Bill] Oh, you got me right in the pantaloons, partner.


C. S. Divot: Who do you think you are?
Hrundi V. Bakshi: In India, we don't think who we are. We know who we are.


Michelle Monet: [about Charles Divot] It's not really his fault.
Hrundi V. Bakshi: He's a terrible man. Please stay at the party. Let's have a wonderful time.


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During the scene in which Peter Sellers wrecks the upstairs bathroom, the band downstairs can be heard playing "It Had Better Be Tonight," which was originally written and used both as a vocal and as an instrumental score in the first "Pink Panther" film.
This film was improvised from a 56-page outline. Each scene was shot in sequence, and built upon the previous scene. To aid in this experiment, the film's producers had a video-camera tube attached to the Panavision camera and connected to an Ampex studio videotape machine, allowing the actors and crew to review what they had just filmed.
The films interiors were shot on a set, at the MGM lot.
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