Liberty Theatre | Camas WA | Mr. Topaz - The "Lost" classic newly restored
Mr. Topaz - The "Lost" classic newly restored () Release Date: June 12th, 2020
Runtime: 1 hr. 37 min.
Director: Peter Sellers
Genres: Comedy, Drama
Starring: Peter Sellers, Nadia Gray, Herbert Lom, Leo McKern
Now Showing on the Liberty's #VirtualCinema program.

Unwilling to sacrifice his principles, Auguste Topaze (Peter Sellers), a poor but proud French schoolmaster, loses his job after he refuses to alter the failing grades of one of students. Seizing the opportunity to exploit his well-known honesty, actress Suzy Courtois (Nadia Gray) convinces her lover, the corrupt city council member Castel Benac (Herbert Lom), to hire Topaze as a managing director for one of his shady businesses. But when Topaze learns he is being used, he cunningly turns the tables on Benac and makes off with all the money.

Seller’s first and only credited directorial feature, MR. TOPAZE displays the British comic genius at the peak of his powers alongside his future Pink Panther nemesis Herbert Lom and a stellar supporting cast that includes Nadia Gray, Leo McKern, Billie Whitelaw and Michael Gough. Long considered a “lost” classic, MR. TOPAZE was digitally restored from the lone surviving 35mm prints in the BFI National Archive at the request of the British public.

"Truly shines... Sellers imbues it all with a sense of fun that is right up there with his finest work of the period." - The Irish Times

Please use the exclusive virtual cinema screening link below (available 6/12) to buy your streaming ticket. 50% of proceeds come back to the Liberty to support our operation while we are closed during the pandemic. Thank you for your support.
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