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The Party Movie Review Summary

Actors: Peter Sellers, Claudine Longet, Al Checco, Jean Carson, Herbert Ellis

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Hrundi V. Bakshi (Sellers) is a seemingly nameless and faceless Hindu movie extra in Hollywood who manages to get noticed during the filming of a movie, but for the wrong reasons. He blows up the desert set of the film he is working on, ruining the entire days filming. The director (Ellis) is fit to be tied and wants him canned immediately. He is somehow sent a party invitation rather than a letter of termination. Bakshi is too dense to know anything is amiss when he shows up at the studio executives modern home and stands out like a fish out of water.

As he offers to engage in banter guests and host look on in puzzled confusion. The only one at the party to pay him much notice is the parakeet whom Bakshi talks gibberish to and over feeds “birdy num nums”. He loses his shoe in the pond/stream that flows through the house and wades into the water at one point. Other obstacles for Bakshi include being baffled by intercoms, artwork, toilet paper on a roll, etc. He leaves damaged appliances and havoc wherever he wanders. He chats with a lovely guest named Michele (Longet). The action of the party moves to the pool where a baby elephant covered in 60's protest jargon is washed off. The hippie kids make a nuisance of themselves. The Party is mindless fun from the Blake Edwards/Peter Sellers combination.
The review of this Movie prepared by David Fletcher








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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Comedy or Parody about    -   adults acting eccentric Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   actor Ethnic/Regional/Gender story?    -   Yes Ethnic/region/relig    -   American Pacific Coast    -   Indian Indian How much humor v. drama    -   Nearly all humor

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   actor Age:    -   40's-50's

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death

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