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Virtual Theater: The Ghost of Peter Sellers Saturday, June 6

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Virtual Theater: The Ghost of Peter Sellers Part of the Virtual Theater

  • Date: June 6, 2020
  • Price: $10
    2 day rental for your whole household
  • Rating: NR (not rated)

We miss seeing you at the movies! While the John & Nancy Hughes Theater is closed for the time being, we thought we would bring you the next best thing–virtual theater.


In 1973 Peter Sellers, one of the biggest comedy actors at the time, embarked on a pirate comedy for Columbia Pictures. He lost confidence with the film immediately and tried to sabotage it, first firing the producers before turning on his friend (and the film’s young director), Peter Medak. Despite an illustrious career and the passing of 43 years since the unraveling production, Medak is still reeling from the disastrous experience and healing the wounds inflicted by Sellers and the film’s failure. The Ghost of Peter Sellers is a comic-tragic feature doc about what it takes to be a film director and survive your biggest disaster.

Directed by Peter Medak
Cast:  Peter Medak, Joe Dunne, Simon van der Borgh
Running Time: 1 hour 33 minutes
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TO STREAM THIS FILM & SUPPORT GORTON VISIT:  https://vimeo.com/ondemand/theghostofpetersellers/

The purchase link should automatically include a $8 discount at checkout (so the price goes from $18 to $10). If the discount isn’t automatically applied, enter “JOHNNANCY” in the promotional codes section to receive the ticketing discount.

This virtual cinema screening is being hosted by an outside distributor, Collective, not the Gorton Community Center. If you encounter technical issues or have questions, please visit https://help.vimeo.com/hc/en-us/articles/235696528-Watching-your-On-Demand-videos.

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