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The Party

Released 1968
Distributor United Artists

Blake Edwards and Peter Sellers approach silent-movie purity in this non-stop, quintessentially ’60s gag fest set at the kind of Hollywood party that Fatty Arbuckle wishes he’d lived to see.

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About Michael Lehmann

Michael Lehmann has directed nine feature films, including HeathersHudson HawkThe Truth About Cats and Dogs, and Because I Said So.  Among his numerous television directing credits are HomicideThe West WingThe Larry Sanders Show, Big Love, Californication, American Horror Story, Dexter and True Blood. He recently wrote and directed Betas, a pilot for Amazon Studios that has been ordered to series.