Blake Edwards left his mark in Hollywood with several films. All sorts of films have his name attached to them. As a screenwriter, director, and producer he was able to inspire many around him. In The Return of the Pink Panther, he comes back for the sequel of the hit comedy The Pink Panther.
Once again Inspector Clouseau finds himself entangled in another mystery. The bumbling detective ends up having to solve a mystery starting at a museum where many priceless artifacts are kept. After completing his examination, Clouseau comes to the conclusion that the notorious Phantom has struck again. Knowing that it is up to him, Clouseau starts his investigation of the theft of the Pink Panther gem. While searching for the thief, he falls under the watchful eye of the crook who knows he is hot on his trail. In the meantime, Sir Charles, the “original” phantom starts to become the prime suspect and realizes that he is being framed. However, there is a copycat out there doing exactly what he was. Knowing that he could be sent back to prison for what he did not do, Sir Charles finds himself working with Clouseau to catch the thief and get the diamond back once and for all.
The 1975 film The Return of the Pink Panther is the hilarious sequel to The Pink Panther. Blake Edwards returned to direct, write and produce this movie. On July 26, 1922 Blake Edwards was born with quite the life of films ahead of him.