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The Pink Panther Strikes Again -- After escaping from an insane asylum, the hilariously crazy Chief Inspector Dreyfus (Herbert Lom) sends 26 assassins on the trail of hapless Inspector Closeau (Peter Sellers).

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Director:
Writers:
Frank Waldman (screenplay) and
Blake Edwards (screenplay)
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Release Date:
17 December 1976 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Who is this man ? And what is he doing ? Who Cares. But don't miss my new movie... See more »
Plot:
Charles Dreyfus threatens to destroy the world with a doomsday device if Inspector Clouseau is not killed. Naturally, this is far harder than it sounds. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
One of the better "Panther" escapades... See more (94 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Peter Sellers ... Chief Inspector Clouseau

Herbert Lom ... Dreyfus

Lesley-Anne Down ... Olga

Burt Kwouk ... Cato Fong
Colin Blakely ... Drummond

Leonard Rossiter ... Quinlan
André Maranne ... Francois (as Andre Maranne)
Byron Kane ... Secretary of State

Howard K. Smith ... Himself (scenes deleted)
Dick Crockett ... The President
Richard Vernon ... Fassbender
Briony McRoberts ... Margo Fassbender
Dudley Sutton ... McClaren
Murray Kash ... Dr. Zelmo Flek (scenes deleted)
Hal Galili ... Danny Salvo

Robert Beatty ... Admiral
Bob Sherman ... C.I.A. Agent
Phil Brown ... Virginia Senator
Jerry Stovin ... Aide
Paul Maxwell ... C.I.A. Director
Michael Robbins ... Jarvis
Vanda Godsell ... Mrs. Leverlilly

Norman Mitchell ... Mr. Bullock
Patsy Smart ... Mrs. Japonica
Tony Sympson ... Mr. Shork
George Leech ... Mr. Stutterstutt
Harold Berens ... Hotel Clerk (scenes deleted)

Deep Roy ... Italian Assassin (as Roy Deep)
Geoffrey Bayldon ... Dr. Duval
Graham Stark ... Munich Hotel Clerk / Alpenros Hotel Clerk)
Anthony Chinn ... Chinese Assassin
Ivan Hunte ... Piano Player
Josh Little ... Drummer
Joe Sampson ... Bass Player
Gordon Hunte ... Guitar Player

Kevin Scott ... M.C.
John Clive ... Chuck

Chris Langham ... Police Driver (as Christopher Langham)
James Warrior ... Police Constable

Gordon Rollings ... Inmate
Joan Rhodes ... Daphne
Damaris Hayman ... Fiona
Patrick Jordan ... Detective
Richard Bartlett ... Young Man
John Sullivan ... Tournier
Dinny Powell ... Marty the Mugger
Terry Richards ... Bruce the Knife
Bill Cummings ... Hindo Harry
Terry Yorke ... Cairo Fred (as Terry York)
Terence Plummer ... 1st Kidnapper (as Terry Plummer)
Peter Brace ... 2nd Kidnapper
Cyd Child ... Bouncer

Eddie Stacey ... West German Assassin
Herb Tanney ... Norwegian Assassin (as Sado Tanney)
Joe Powell ... Taxi Passenger
Fred Haggerty ... Munich Hotel Doorman
Jack Cooper ... Service Repair Man (scenes deleted) (as Jackie Cooper)
Joanna Dickens ... Fat Lady (scenes deleted)
Priceless McCarthy ... Stewardess (scenes deleted)
Terence Maidment ... West German Assassin (as Terry Maidment)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fran Fullenwider ... Fat Lady (scenes deleted)

Harvey Korman ... Prof. Auguste Balls (scenes deleted)
Marne Maitland ... Deputy Commissioner Lasorde (scenes deleted)
Liz Smith ... Marta Balls (scenes deleted)

Julie Andrews ... Ainsley Jarvis (singing voice) (uncredited)
Jim Bartley ... Second Police Escort on Train (uncredited)
Robert Carrickford ... First Police Escort on Train (uncredited)
Harry Fielder ... Customer (uncredited)

Shawn McAllister ... Longshoreman (uncredited)
Hartmut Neugebauer ... Bit Part (uncredited)

Omar Sharif ... Egyptian Assassin (uncredited)
April Walker ... Pretty Lady (uncredited)
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Directed by
Blake Edwards 
 
Writing credits
Frank Waldman (screenplay) and
Blake Edwards (screenplay)

Produced by
Tony Adams .... associate producer
Blake Edwards .... producer
 
Original Music by
Henry Mancini 
 
Cinematography by
Harry Waxman (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Alan Jones 
 
Casting by
James Liggat  (as Jimmy Liggat)
 
Production Design by
Peter Mullins 
 
Art Direction by
John Siddall 
 
Makeup Department
Harry Frampton .... makeup artist
Barbara Ritchie .... hairdresser
 
Production Management
Bryan Coates .... unit manager
Derek Kavanagh .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Terry Marcel .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Albert Blackshaw .... construction manager
Fred Carter .... set dresser
Dave Jordan .... property master (as David Jordan)
 
Sound Department
Gerry Humphreys .... sound
Jim Roddan .... sound editor
Theodore Soderberg .... sound (as Ted Soderberg)
Peter Sutton .... sound
Gerry Humphreys .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Theodore Soderberg .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Peter Sutton .... sound mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Kit West .... special effects
 
Stunts
Dick Crockett .... stunt arranger
John Sullivan .... stunt arranger
Joe Dunne .... stunt double: Peter Sellers (uncredited)
George Leech .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Browne .... gaffer
Ernest Day .... camera operator (as Ernie Day)
George Boner .... best boy (uncredited)
Derek Suter .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Richard Williams .... lead animator
Tony White .... director: animated titles (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Tiny Nicholls .... wardrobe
Bridget Sellers .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Michael John Bateman .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Nigel Galt .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Henry Mancini .... conductor
Tony Coe .... musician: tenor sax (uncredited)
Sidney Sax .... concert master (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Pamela Davies .... script supervisor
Vicki Deason .... production assistant
Kevin O'Driscoll .... accountant
Scott Hamilton .... media publicist (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
103 min
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Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:PG | Brazil:14 | Canada:PG (Manitoba/Ontario) | Canada:G (Nova Scotia/Quebec) | Canada:PG (video rating) | Finland:K-16 | Iceland:L | Ireland:PG | Netherlands:AL | New Zealand:PG | Norway:16 (original rating) | Norway:12 (re-rating) | Singapore:PG | Sweden:15 | UK:PG | USA:PG (Approved No. 24583) | West Germany:12
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Trivia:
Lesley-Anne Down was cast as Olga by mistake. Blake Edwards meant to audition Nicola Pagett, who played Elizabeth Bellamy on "Upstairs, Downstairs" (1971), but instead auditioned Ms. Down, who played Georgia Worsley on later episodes of that same series. Julie Andrews commented that she didn't look like the actress in the series, but Edwards wrote it off to lighting and make-up.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: During the "hovering Quasimodo" scene, while Clouseau is talking on the phone, the shadows of the houses can be seen on the backdrop that is meant to be the night sky. Also, in one take against the balcony, the wires holding him are visible.See more »
Quotes:
Clouseau:A beekeeper who has lost his voice, a cook who thinks he's a gardiner, and a witness to a murder. Oh, yes. It is obvious to my trained eye, that there is much more going on here than meets the ear.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in The Pink Panther Story (2003) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with MeSee more »

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10 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
One of the better "Panther" escapades..., 8 February 2004
Author: MovieAddict2014 from UK

The Pink Panther Strikes Again **** / *****

Dir: Blake Edwards; Starring: Peter Sellers

Funny gazillionth sequel (not literally!) sees Chief Inspector Clouseau (Sellers in his iconic role) being chased down by an escaped madman with nervous ticks. Fun from start to finish, and I actually prefer it to the original "Pink Panther" film. It's zanier, fresher, and seems more like a wild spoof in the vein of "Austin Powers" rather than an outdated, unfunny bore like (I find) the first film.

Highlight: Clouseau trying out the "Hunchback" costume and inflating himself into the air. This was used again in one of the worst films of 2002, "The Master of Disguise," but this is inarguably much better.

**** / *****

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