This Lens is for all things Pink Pather a very old Iconic character that is still around to this day from all the way back from the 60s yup hes that old.
The Pink Panther created by Blake Edwards, Friz Freleng, Hawley Pratt as had many things come hes way Cartoons Comics Films and games and much more
The Pink Panther
The Pink Panther
His first appearance was in The Pink Phink created by Blake Edwards, Friz Freleng, Hawley Pratt it was voiced by Rich Little
The Pink Panther is the main and title character in the opening and closing credit sequences of every film in The Pink
Panther series His popularity spawned a series of theatrical shorts, merchandise, comic books and television cartoons.
He starred in 124 shorts either theatrical or televised 10 television shows and three prime time specials.
The animated Pink Panther appeard in the live action films directed by Friz Freleng,
was such a success with audiences and United Artists that the studio signed Freleng and his DePatie-Freleng Enterprises
studio to a multi-year contract for a series of Pink Panther theatrical cartoon shorts.
The first entry was in 1964 The Pink Phink featured the Panther harassing a little white moustached man who is actually a
caricature of Friz Freleng this character is officially known as The Man which is rather funny the panther is constantly
trying to paint the little mans blue house in pink.
The Pink Phink won the 1964 Academy Award for Animated Short Film, and subsequent shorts in the series,
usually featuring the Pink Panther opposite the little man were very successful releases.
In an early series of Pink Panther animated cartoons the Pink Panther remained silent
Rich Little provided the Panther's voice in the latter shorts, modelling it on that of David Niven who had portrayed
Clouseau's jewel-thief nemesis in the original live-action film.
Years later Little would overdub Niven's voice for Trail of the Pink Panther and Curse of the Pink Panther.
All of the animated Pink Panther shorts utilized the distinctive jazzy theme music composed by Henry Mancini for the 1963
feature film, with additional scores composed by Walter Greene or William Lava.
Pink Panther Fall of 1969
Pink Panther Fall of 1969
In the Fall of 1969, the Pink Panther cartoons made their way to NBC television shown Saturday mornings
NBC added a laugh track to the original cartoons, with Marvin Miller brought on as an off-camera narrator
talking to the Pink Panther during bumper segments featuring the Pink Panther and The Inspector together.
Pink Panther shorts made after 1969 were produced for both broadcast and film release, typically appearing on television
first and then released to theatres later by United Artists.
In 1976, the half-hour series was revamped into a 90-minute format, as The Pink Panther Laugh and a Half Hour and a Half
This version included a live-action segment, where the show's host, comedian Lenny Schultz, would read letters and
jokes from viewers.
In 1978, after nine years on NBC, The Pink Panther moved to ABC, where it lasted one season before leaving the network
The ABC version of the series featured sixteen episodes with 32 new Pink Panther cartoons.
In 1971, Gold Key Comics began publishing a Pink Panther comic book, with art by Warren Tufts.
The Pink Panther and the Inspector lasted 87 issues, ending only when Gold Key ceased operations in 1984.
During the final years of the Panther's theatrical run DePatie-Freleng produced a series of three primetime Pink Panther
television specials for ABC.
The first was 1978's A Pink Christmas.
It featured the cool cat in New York being cold and hungry looking for a juicy holiday dinner.
The other two specials premiered on ABC after the shorts officially ended in theaters, 1980's Olym-Pinks and 1981's Pink at
The Pink Panther Studio Sold 1981
The studio was sold to Marvel Comics in 1981, and became Marvel Productions. In the 1984 animated Saturday morning series
Pink Panther and Sons in which the still silent Pink Panther was a father of his two talking sons.
Yet another new series of cartoons, called The Pink Panther, produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Animation, premiered in
syndication in 1993, and had the Pink Panther speaking with the voice of Matt Frewer.
In July 2007, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. and Jordan's Rubicon animation company began co-production of the animated series
Pink Panther and Pals portraying a teenaged panther and his friends the 26 episode TV series premiered worldwide in 2010
on Cartoon Network.
The Pink Panther comic strip started in 2005 it was written and illustrated by Eric and Bill Teitelbaum.
To this day The Pink Panther continues to be a friendly character in advertising.
The Pink Panther Show intro theme was used by Nike in a viral campaign of Pink Mercurial Vapor IV football boots
American television personality Regis Philbin can be seen in a commercial Low talking to a taxi cab driver after the camera
switches view you realize that the driver is The Pink Panther.
German phone company uses Pink Panther as an advertising mascot since 1995.
Japanese Pop/R&B singer Namie Amuro, who is a fan of the cartoon, uses him as the theme of her album cover
The Family Guy episode Halloween on Spooner Street after Brian is spray painted pink, the Pink Panther walks up and asks
Brian if this is his first day in pink.
The Pink Panther is associated with a number of cancer awareness and support organisations.
Freleng himself regarded the Pink Panther as his finest achievement and the character he most identified with.
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