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The Pink Phink (1964)

A house painter uses blue as his color of choice, while the Pink Panther has a different selection in mind.

Directors:

Friz Freleng, Hawley Pratt (co-director)

Writer:

John W. Dunn (story)
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The Pink Panther, walking inside a building, sees a little man painting a wall blue and thinks that pink would be more appropriate. So, the Pink Panther obtains a bucket of pink paint and begins painting the wall with his preferred color. The hot-tempered man doesn't at first realize that his work is being painted over by the panther, but when he does, he grabs a rifle and shoots at the pink cat. The Pink Panther pours his pink paint into the man's rifle, and with each shot that the man fires, gobs of pink paint splatter on the building, turning it entirely pink! And so, the Pink Panther graciously decides to become the building's new occupant. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Trivia

This animation short marks the first and only time, as of now, that a studio has won an Oscar with its debut cartoon release. See more »

Goofs

The painter's jumbo-sized mouse-trap gets tripped when Pinky pulls the tape measure's rule out and then lets it zip back in, yet when the painter trudges dejectedly across the frame again a moment later with the tripped trap clamped onto his posterior, the trap's snapper-bar is still positioned on the "set" half of the trap, not the "tripped" half where the bait-pedal is located. See more »

Connections

Followed by The Pink of Arabee (1976) See more »

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The first Pink Panther short and probably the best
5 September 2001 | by llltdesqSee all my reviews

This Academy Award-winning short was the first Pink Panther theatrical release (at least as a short subject) and is a winner on all counts. Hilarious, well animated, marvelous story and use of music-everything is wonderful. There wee other very good shorts in the series, but none of them even came close to equaling this first one. I've always felt sorry for the poor little guy in this cartoon! Most highly recommended.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 December 1964 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blake Edwards' Pink Panther: The Pink Phink See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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