Detective Inspector is borrowed from the Surete on special assignment for Scotland Yard in hopes that a fresh outlook will help the government recover the loot from the Great Train Robbery, which is being used to underwrite a new crime wave. What they don't count on, however, is having more than one Closeeau on the job. Written by
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The musical group Portishead sampled the soundtrack for their song "Only You" from their eponymous 1997 album. The specific music sting comes from the scene halfway through the picture when Closeau encounters two of the gang members in an alley. See more
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Inspector Jacques Clouseau
There is a time to laugh and a time not to laugh, and this is not one of them.
Referenced in The Pink Panther Story