United Artists at 90 Short Film Competition
Inspector Clouseau (1968)
Directed by Bud Yorkin
Monday 03 March 2008
An organized crime wave strikes across Europe. Suspecting a mole within Scotland Yard, the Prime Minister brings Clouseau in to solve the case. Clouseau foils two assassination attempts but is accidentally kidnapped. The gang uses him to make a face mask. Later, they use their Clouseau masks to commit a series of daring bank robberies across Europe. Eventually, Clouseau foils the plot and unmasks the traitor within the Yard.
Blake Edwards (character)
Maurice Richlin (character)
Alan Arkin as Inspector Jacques Clouseau
Frank Finlay as Supt. Weaver
Delia Boccardo as Lt. Lisa Morrel
Patrick Cargill as Commissioner Sir Charles Braithwaite
Beryl Reid as Mrs. Weaver
Barry Foster as Addison Steele
Clive Francis as Clyde Hargreaves (aka "Johnny Rainbow")
John Bindon as Bull Parker
Michael Ripper as Frey
Tutte Lemkow as Frenchie LeBec
Anthony Ainley as Bomber LeBec
Wallas Eaton as Hoeffler
David Bauer as Police Chief Geffrion
Richard Pearson as Shockley
George Pravda as Wulf
- Alan Arkin got the role of Clouseau after Peter Sellers declined to play the part a third time. This was the last Clouseau film until Sellers returned to the role in 1975.
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