Blake Edwards’ Revenge of the Pink Panther Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Henry Mancini (1978, Soundtrack Music) – 9/10 music review

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Composer: Henry Mancini

Blake Edwards’ Revenge of the Pink Panther Revenge of the Pink Panther Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (1978)

Henry Mancini’s original soundtrack to the 1978 action comedy movie Blake Edwards’ Revenge of the Pink Panther. The song Thank Heavens for Little Girls performed by Inspector Clouseau is not in the movie.

9/10

While Henry Mancini will never be remembered for this album, he should be. It is a constantly witty, thoroughly delightful and unusual score. Mancini’s mastery of melody shines through, we get the liveliest (and, I think, best) rendition of the Pink Panther theme, Hong Kong Fireworks might be the best comedy music ever written and we even get the bonus of Inspector Clouseau performing Thank Heavens for Little Girls.

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