Gong with the Pink
Studio: DePatie Freleng Release Date : October 20, 1971 Series: Pink Panther
Cumulative rating:
(3 ratings submitted)

Associated Studio(s)

Mirisch Company
Geoffrey

Synopsis

The Panther takes up a job at Chinese restaurant, but deals with the Little White Man and his glass shop upstairs.

Characters

Pink Panther
The Little Man

Credits

Director

Hawley Pratt

Animator

Emanuel "Manny" Gould
Bob Richardson
Donald Herald "Don" Williams

Camera

John Burton Jr.

Story

Irving "Irv" Spector

Backgrounds

Richard H. "Dick" Thomas

Layout

Richard "Dick" Ung

Producer

David Hudson "Dave" DePatie
Isadore "Friz" Freleng

Film Editor

Joe Siracusa

Production Supervisor

Jim Foss

Theme Music

Enrico Nicola "Henry" Mancini

Production Coordinator

Harry Love

Musical Score

Walter Greene


Distributor(s)

United Artists

Milestones

  • This was the last Pink Panther cartoon that the series and character co-creator, Hawley Pratt directed.

Trivia

  • According to the original storyboards, the working title was "Pink Gong with the Wind"

Television

The New Pink Panther Show (Season 1, Episode 12)

DVD

United States

The Pink Panther Classic Cartoon Collection, Vol. 3: Frolics in the Pink
The Pink Panther Ultimate Collection
The Pink Panther Classic Cartoon Collection (9 Disc Set - 2009)
The Pink Panther Classic Cartoon Collection (5 Disc Set - 2006)
The Pink Panther Cartoon Collection: Volume 4

BluRay Disc

United States

The Pink Panther Cartoon Collection: Volume 4
The Pink Panther Classic Cartoon Collection

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 6:21
MPAA No.: 22997
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Color Type: Deluxe
Negative Type: 35mm
Original Country: United States
Original Language: English
Print Type: 35mm
Sound Type: Mono

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From TibbyH :

This is one of the few 70s Pink Panther shorts to get close to matching the quality of the 60s shorts. Unfortunately, the racism makes this hard to watch and ruins the comedy (it's especially uncomfortable to watch with the laugh track). Very emblematic of what was happening to DePatie-Freleng and their ever deteriorating theatrical shorts. Sad how this was what series co-creator Hawley Pratt had to leave on.
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