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* InLoveWithTheMark: Sir Charles finds himself falling in love with Princess Dala after spending the night with her, inadvertently breaking the first cardinal rule of thievery [[note]] "Never get involved with your target" in case you were wondering. [[/note]]. He later admits to Simone that he's even considered calling off the theft of the Panther diamond for Dala's sake. This passes though, as he decides to go through with the theft anyway.

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** Neither Chief Inspector Dreyfus nor Cato Fong appear here, both debuting as {{Iconic Sequel Character}}s in [[Film/AShotInTheDark the next film]].

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* {{Cuckold}}: Clouseau, although he's as oblivious to this as he is to most other things.


* AnimatedCreditsOpening: Arguably the TropeCodifier, it put [[Creator/DePatieFrelengEnterprises DePatie-Freleng Enterprises]] on the map and spun off an entire theatrical cartoon series of its own. (You can watch it [[http://www.artofthetitle.com/title/the-pink-panther/ here]]).

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* AnimatedCreditsOpening: Arguably the TropeCodifier, it put [[Creator/DePatieFrelengEnterprises DePatie-Freleng Enterprises]] on the map and spun off an entire theatrical [[WesternAnimation/ThePinkPanther cartoon series franchise]] of its own. (You can watch it [[http://www.artofthetitle.com/title/the-pink-panther/ here]]).


* NoMoreForMe: The random drunk guy on the side of the road in the first movie, who, after seeing the Phantoms, Clouseau, and the police keep going back and forth in ridiculous costumes, just gets a chair to sit down to watch.

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* NoMoreForMe: The random drunk guy on trying to cross the side of street during the road in the first movie, who, after climactic car chase. After seeing the Phantoms, Clouseau, and the police keep going back and forth in ridiculous costumes, he just gets a chair to sit down to and watch.

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* SceneryPorn: The ski scenes, shot in Cortina d'Ampezzo in the Italian Alps, are pretty breathtaking.


* UglyGuyHotWife: The Clouseaus are written as this, but it would have been more blatant with Peter Ustinov and Ava Gardner in the roles.

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* UglyGuyHotWife: The Clouseaus are written as this, but it this. It would have been more blatant with Peter Ustinov Creator/PeterUstinov and Ava Gardner in Creator/AvaGardner, who were originally slated for the roles.


* InstrumentalThemeTune: Henry Mancini, everybody.

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* InstrumentalThemeTune: Henry Mancini, Music/HenryMancini, everybody.


Princess Dala (Cardinale) was given the incredibly valuable "Pink Panther" diamond by her father, the shah of Lugash. Eventually Dala was forced into exile after her father's death and the takeover of her country by a military junta. She's living in high style at a ski resort in the Italian Alps, but the government of Lugash still wants their diamond back. There's also a mysterious jewel thief, "The Phantom", who is believed to be after the Pink Panther. Inspector Jacques Clouseau (Sellers), of the French Sûreté, is on the trail of the Phantom and has come to the resort with his wife Simone (Capucine) in the hope of catching the elusive thief. However, luckily for the Phantom, Clouseau is an idiot bumbler.

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Princess Dala (Cardinale) was given the incredibly valuable "Pink Panther" diamond by her father, the shah of Lugash. Eventually Dala was forced into exile after her father's death and the takeover of her country by a military junta. She's Now she's living in high style at a ski resort in the Italian Alps, but the government of Lugash still wants their diamond back. There's also a mysterious jewel thief, "The Phantom", who is believed to be after the Pink Panther. Inspector Jacques Clouseau (Sellers), of the French Sûreté, is on the trail of the Phantom and has come to the resort with his wife Simone (Capucine) in the hope of catching the elusive thief. However, luckily for the Phantom, Clouseau is an idiot bumbler.


* CallingCard: The Phantom's monogrammed glove.

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* CallingCard: The Phantom's monogrammed white glove.


* {{Qurac}}: Dala is an escapee from "Lugash".

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* {{Qurac}}: The fictional "Lugash", from which Princess Dala is an escapee from "Lugash".in exile, appears to be of this type.


''The Pink Panther'' (1963) is a comedy film directed by Creator/BlakeEdwards, starring Creator/DavidNiven, Creator/ClaudiaCardinale, Creator/PeterSellers, and Robert Wagner.

Princess Dala was given the incredibly valuable "Pink Panther" diamond by her father, the shah of Lugash. Eventually Dala was forced into exile after her father's death and the takeover of her country by a military junta. She's living in high style at a ski resort in the Italian Alps, but the government of Lugash still wants their diamond back. There's also a jewel thief, "The Phantom", who is believed to be after the Pink Panther. Inspector Jacques Clouseau of the French Surete (Sellers) is on the trail of the Phantom and has arrived at the resort, along with his wife Simone, with hopes of catching the Phantom. However, luckily for the Phantom, Clouseau is an idiot bumbler.

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''The Pink Panther'' (1963) is a comedy 1963 comedy/mystery film directed and co-written by Creator/BlakeEdwards, starring Creator/DavidNiven, Creator/ClaudiaCardinale, Creator/PeterSellers, and Robert Wagner.

Wagner, Capucine, and Creator/ClaudiaCardinale.

Princess Dala (Cardinale) was given the incredibly valuable "Pink Panther" diamond by her father, the shah of Lugash. Eventually Dala was forced into exile after her father's death and the takeover of her country by a military junta. She's living in high style at a ski resort in the Italian Alps, but the government of Lugash still wants their diamond back. There's also a mysterious jewel thief, "The Phantom", who is believed to be after the Pink Panther. Inspector Jacques Clouseau (Sellers), of the French Surete (Sellers) Sûreté, is on the trail of the Phantom and has arrived at come to the resort, along resort with his wife Simone, with hopes Simone (Capucine) in the hope of catching the Phantom.elusive thief. However, luckily for the Phantom, Clouseau is an idiot bumbler.


* AnimatedCreditsOpening: One of the most famous of all time (can be seen [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jpmrd_GdddI here]]), it started a whole theatrical cartoon series.

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* AnimatedCreditsOpening: One of Arguably the most famous of all time (can be seen [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jpmrd_GdddI here]]), TropeCodifier, it started a whole put [[Creator/DePatieFrelengEnterprises DePatie-Freleng Enterprises]] on the map and spun off an entire theatrical cartoon series.series of its own. (You can watch it [[http://www.artofthetitle.com/title/the-pink-panther/ here]]).

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* TheCasanova: The guests of Princess Dala say that Sir Charles Lytton has this reputation, which seems to be justified: Simone, Clouseau's wife, is his lover and he tries to charm Princess Dala.

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