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A Shot in the Dark (1964)

3 Ratings: 4.7
Comedy movie directed by Blake Edwards

If you could choose only onePink Panthermovie, your best bet would beA Shot in the Dark--ironic, since it's the only entry in the series that doesn't mention the Pink Panther or even feature the cartoon cat in its opening credits. The title and basic … see full wiki

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Director: Blake Edwards
2 reviews about A Shot in the Dark (1964)
review by . November 07, 2011
Blake Edwards film A Shot In The Dark was made before The Pink Panther became a true franchise. There is no mention of The Pink Panther or of Inspector Jacques Clouseau in the title. Yet this is the best of the Pink Panther series. Clouseau is almost a supporting character in the original Pink Panther movie. David Niven is closer to being the star than Peter Sellers. But in A Shot In The Dark Clouseau becomes the star of the film. All of the great mannerisms and Clouseau charateristics first start …
review by . August 15, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
Blake Edwards and William Peter Blatty, the latter of whom would eventually write THE EXORCIST (both the novel and the film), were working on adapting a stageplay by Marcel Achard and Harry Kurnitz when Edwards had the idea of turning it into a vehicle for the character of Inspector Jacques Clouseau (Peter Sellers), the bumbling French policeman with the thick accent from Edwards' caper comedy THE PINK PANTHER. The result is A SHOT IN THE DARK, released the same year as its predecessor (1964).   &nbs …
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