The Magic Christian
From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
The Magic Christian (1969, UK) is a cult classic comedy directed by Joseph McGrath
- Released in 1969
- Distribution Co: Commonwealth United Corporation
- Directed by Joseph McGrath
- Produced by Denis O'Dell
- Screenplay by Terry Southern, Joseph McGrath
- Starring Peter Sellers, Ringo Starr, John Cleese, Leonard Frey, Raquel Welchm, Laurence Harvey, Spike Milligan, Wilfred Hyde-White, Graham Chapman, Ferdy Mayne, Richard Attenborough, Roman Polanski, Christopher Lee, Yul Brynner
- Music by Ken Thorne
- Cinematography Geoffrey Unsworth
- Edited by Kevin Connor
- Sir Guy Grand (Peter Sellers), the richest man in the world, adopts a homeless boy, Youngman (Sir Ringo Starr). Together, they set out to prove that anyone, and anything, can be bought with money.
- The world's richest man and the world's poorest boy are getting it ready now...and everybody, everywhere, will be a little worse off for it.
- The Magic Christian is: antiestablishmentarian, antibellum, antitrust, antiseptic, antibiotic, antisocial & antipasto.