A Shot in the Dark 57 years old

The picture that gets away with murder

A Shot in the Dark

Inspector Jacques Clouseau investigates the murder of Mr. Benjamin Ballon's driver at a country estate. A Shot in the Dark is the second and more successful film from the Pink Panther film series where both animated and real life sequences are mixed. A cult classic from Blake Edwards based on the play L’Idiot by Marcel Achard and Harry Kurnitz.

Credits

A Shot in the Dark Cast

Name Character
George Sanders He was 57, 65 years old when he died as Benjamin Ballon
Elke Sommer She was 23, now 81 years old as Maria Gambrelli
Martin Benson He was 45, 91 years old when he died as Maurice
Peter Sellers He was 38, 54 years old when he died as Jacques Clouseau
Bryan Forbes He was 37, 86 years old when he died as Camp Attendant
Herbert Lom He was 46, 95 years old when he died as Charles Dreyfus
Douglas Wilmer He was 44, 96 years old when he died as Henri LaFarge
Vanda Godsell She was 41, 67 years old when she died as Madame LaFarge
Tracy Reed She was 21, 69 years old when she died as Dominique Ballon
Reginald Beckwith He was 55, 56 years old when he died as Receptionist
Ann Lynn She was 31, now 89 years old as Dudu
Maurice Kaufmann He was 36, 69 years old when he died as Pierre
Burt Kwouk He was 33, 85 years old when he died as Kato
Moira Redmond She was 35, 77 years old when she died as Simone
André Maranne He was 38, 66 years old when he died as François
Victor Baring as Taxi Driver
Victor Beaumont He was 51, 64 years old when he died as Gendarme
Graham Stark He was 42, 91 years old when he died as Hercule LaJoy
Andre Charisse He was 54, 94 years old when he died as Game Warden
Jack Melford He was 64, 73 years old when he died as The Psycho-Analyst
David Lodge He was 29, 68 years old when he died as Georges

A Shot in the Dark Crew

Name Department
Bert Bates as Editor. He was 56 (68) years old when He died Editing
Harry Kurnitz as Theatre Play. He was 56 (60) years old when He died Writing
Christopher Challis as Director of Photography. He was 45 (93) years old when He died Camera
Teddy Mason as Sound Editor. Sound
Leland Hayward as Other. He was 61 (68) years old when He died Writing
Blake Edwards as Director. He was 41 (88) years old when He died Directing
Blake Edwards as Producer. He was 41 (88) years old when He died Production
Blake Edwards as Screenplay. He was 41 (88) years old when He died Writing
Henry Mancini as Original Music Composer. He was 40 (70) years old when He died Sound
Henry Mancini as Songs. He was 40 (70) years old when He died Sound
Ralph E. Winters as Editor. He was 55 (94) years old when He died Editing
William Peter Blatty as Screenplay. He was 36 (89) years old when He died Writing
Marcel Achard as Theatre Play. He was 64 (75) years old when He died Writing
Cecil F. Ford as Associate Producer. He was 52 (68) years old when He died Production
Margaret Furse as Costume Design. She was 53 (63) years old when She died Costume & Make-Up
Denis Johnson as Production Manager. He was 14 (37) years old when He died Production
Austin Dempster as Camera Operator. He was 43 (54) years old when He died Camera
Robert Wells (songwriter) as Songs. He was 41 (75) years old when He died Sound
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A Shot in the Dark (57 years)

The picture that gets away with murder

  • Release day: Tuesday, June 23, 1964
  • Runtime: 102 minutes
  • Revenue: 12368234.00