A brazen, irreverent, and wild satire that hits more often than it misses, THE MAGIC CHRISTIAN seeks to prove that people will do anything, absolutely anything, for money--if there's enough of it. Rich, bored Sellers adopts Starr as his son. Starr is a vagrant whom Sellers meets in the
park; he seeks to show his new "son" the lengths that some folks will go to for the elusive pound. They go on a grouse hunt and Sellers uses a machine gun to nail the birds. He bribes the coxswain of the boat race at Henley; he pays the heavyweight champion of the world and his challenger to cease
punching and start kissing during the title bout; he gives Harvey, the leading Shakespe...