Mr Topaze

Mr Topaze

Peter Sellers (1961)

U Certificate


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Peter Sellers directed himself in this adaptation of a Marcel Pagnol play, so he has only himself to blame. He plays an ex-schoolmaster in a small French town who falls among thieves and comes up wealthy. Beset by the likes of Herbert Lom, Leo McKern and Nadia Gray, Sellers makes an endearing innocent at large. Alas, his direction lacks the cynical edge the idea needed.

Cast & Crew

Mr Topaze Peter Sellers
Suzy Nadia Gray
Castel Benac Herbert Lom
Muche Leo McKern
Baroness Martita Hunt
Roger John Neville
Ernestine Billie Whitelaw
Tamise Michael Gough
Colette Joan Sims
Blackmailer John Le Mesurier
Director Peter Sellers
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Other Information

Language: EnglishColourTheatrical distributor: Anatole de Grumwald