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  • TBC
  • Drama
  • 1973
  • 110 mins

Optimists of Nine Elms, The

Optimists of Nine Elms, The


Amusing comedy drama that benefits from both Sellers's quietly understated, tragi-comedic performance and the musical contributions of Bart and The Beatles' producer Martin. Sellers stars as the former music-hall sensation turned street performer who gives new purpose to the lives of a pair of homeless kids for whom every day presents a fresh struggle.

Cast & Connections

  • Actor: John Chaffey, David Daker, Donna Mullane, Peter Sellers, Marjorie Yates, Pat Ashton
  • Director: Anthony Simmons
  • Writer: Anthony Simmons, Tudor Gates
  • Producer: Adrian Gaye, Victor Lyndon

In a nutshell

Fun, life-affirming cinema.

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