A Shot in the Dark

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A Shot in the Dark
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DVD Cover
Country Flag of the United States.jpg United States
Directed by Blake Edwards
Release Date 1964
Language English
Studio The Mirisch Corporation
Distributor United Artists
Main Cast
Character Actor
Insp. Jacques Clouseau Peter Sellers
Chief Insp. Charles Dreyfus Herbert Lom
Maria Gambrelli Elke Sommer
Benjamin Ballon George Sanders
Cato Fong Burt Kwouk

A Shot in the Dark is the second film in the Pink Panther movie series. Blake Edwards returned to direct this 1964 sequel, which marked the first film in the series to feature Inspector Jacques Clouseau (Peter Sellers) as the main character.

The following weapons were used in the film A Shot in the Dark:



Beretta 950 Jetfire

The first murder weapon is a Beretta 950 Jetfire, identified in dialogue as a "point-two-five Beretta."

Beretta 950B Jetfire - .25 ACP‎

Webley & Scott Metropolitan Police Pistol

When Clouseau goes to a restaurant with Maria Gambrelli (Elke Sommer), an assassin fires a suppressed Webley & Scott Metropolitan Police Pistol at the couple.

Webley & Scott Metropolitan Police Pistol in 32 acp
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12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun

While undercover as a hunter, Inspector Jacques Clouseau (Peter Sellers) is seen carrying a 12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun, which he unexpectedly uses to shoot a bird. He is then confronted by the game warden, who asks Clouseau for his hunting license.

Charles Parker 1878 Side by Side Shotgun - 12 Gauge. The Parker Gun Company was absorbed into Remington in 1934.
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The warden asking Clouseau for his papers

See Also

Peter Sellers The Pink Panther (1963)  •  A Shot in the Dark (1964)  •  The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)
The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)  •  Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978)  •  Trail of the Pink Panther (1982)
Alan Arkin Inspector Clouseau (1968)
Roger Moore Curse of the Pink Panther (1983)
Roberto Benigni Son of the Pink Panther (1993)
Steve Martin The Pink Panther (2006)  •  The Pink Panther 2 (2009)

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