On this day, July 24th, in 1980: Peter Sellers died of a heart attack; he was 54.
Today’s screening: The Goon Squad, LOLITA, DR. STRANGELOVE…, THE PINK PANTHER, WHAT’S NEW PUSSYCAT, BEING THERE, I LOVE YOU, ALICE B. TOKLAS, and the list goes on and on and on.
Today’s soundtrack: “Goodness Gracious Me” and “A Hard Day’s Night”
Today’s quote: “If you ask me to play myself, I will not know what to do. I do not know who or what I am. There is no me. I do not exist. There used to be a me but I had it surgically removed.” - Sellers, to Kermit the Frog
Today’s photo: “Peter Sellers at Home, 1973” © Allan Warren
Today’s spite: Sellers left each of his children £800 in his will.
Today’s ill-advised tattoo: http://tinyurl.com/3f3d9ez
Genius genius genius.