Trail of the Pink Panther (1982)

The last Clouseau film to involve Peter Sellers in any way, this one was pretty widely panned on release, winning Sellers’ widow a lawsuit for being an “insult” to Sellers memory, despite the fact that Blake Edwards (still directing) dedicated it to him as the “one and only” Inspector Clouseau. I think that’s a bit […]

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Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978)

Ah, yes, more Sellers, more Lom. I’ve read that this is often considered the drop off the cliff for the series, though there was at least one more made “with” Peter Sellers (the last I have scheduled to watch, Trail of the Pink Panther, which uses recycled and previously unused footage of the then-deceased Sellers) […]

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The Pink Panther (1963)

I remember when my father sat down to watch this film (or perhaps one of the sequels) and I excitedly sat down as well, and enjoyed the opening credits of the now-famous animated pink panther. Suddenly, the screen was filmed with normal people, photographed. I thought, “Ah, we’re going to have a movie with cartoon […]

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