The Magic Christian

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The Magic Christian ★★★ 1969 (PG)

A series of related skits about a rich man (Sellers) and his son (Starr) who try to prove that anyone can be bought. Raucous, now somewhat dated comedy; music by Badfinger, including Paul McCartney's “Come and Get It.” 101m/C VHS, DVD . GB Peter Sellers, Ringo Starr, Isabel Jeans, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Peter Graves, John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Richard Attenborough, Leonard Frey, Laurence Harvey, Christopher Lee, Spike Milligan, Yul Brynner, Roman Polanski, Raquel Welch, Caroline Blakiston, Ferdinand “Ferdy” Mayne; D: Joseph McGrath; W: Terry Southern, Peter Sellers, Graham Chapman, John Cleese; C: Geoffrey Unsworth; M: Ken Thorne.