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You can't just string together clips of older films and deleted scenes and call it a movie
Trail of the Pink Panther is a 1982 comedy film starring Peter Sellers. It was the seventh film in the Pink Panther series, and the last in which Peter Sellers starred as Inspector Jacques Clouseau, although Sellers died before production began and the film thus contains no original material. His performance only consists of flashbacks and outtakes from the previous films.
Sellers had died over 18 months before production began, and his performance was constructed from deleted scenes from The Pink Panther Strikes Again.
David Niven appears in the film, reprising a role he had first played in the original The Pink Panther of 1963. Niven was in the early stages of ALS and his voice subsequently proved too weak for looping. He was dubbed by impressionist Rich Little during post-production.
Returning series regulars include Herbert Lom as Chief Inspector Dreyfus, Graham Stark as Hercule LaJoy (from the 1964 Pink Panther film A Shot in the Dark), and Burt Kwouk as Clouseau's faithful...