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A Shot in the Dark

Films

  1. "A Shot in the Dark" is a 1964 comedy film directed by Blake Edwards and is the second installment in The Pink Panther series. Peter Sellers is featured again as Inspector Jacques Clouseau of the French Sûreté.
  2. "A Shot in the Dark" is a 1935 American film directed by Charles Lamont.
  3. "A Shot in the Dark" is a 1933 British mystery film directed by George Pearson and starring Dorothy Boyd, O. B. Clarence, Jack Hawkins and Michael Shepley. When a wealthy old man dies suddenly, a local reverend suspects something and begins to investigate.

Writings

  1. "A Shot in the Dark" a.k.a. "L'Idiote": L'Idiote is a comic mystery play by Marcel Achard. It is best known in the United States as A Shot in the Dark and was adapted into a film under that title. The English adaptation by Harry Kurnitz had a 1961-1962 Broadway run, directed by Harold Clurman. Its cast included Julie Harris, Walter Matthau, and William Shatner. When adapted to film in 1964, it was heavily reworked in order to replace the determined Examining Magistrate with the bumbling police inspector character Inspector Clouseau, played by Peter Sellers, who had earlier appeared in the film The Pink Panther.
  2. "A Shot in the Dark" is a theatrical play written by Harry Kurnitz.
    • also known as "A shot in the dark, a new comedy"
    • language: English Language
    • released in (54 years ago)
    • award: - Edgar Award for Best Play nomination for Harry Kurnitz
  3. "A shot in the dark" is a book by David Garnett.
  4. "A Shot in the Dark" is a book by Rob Childs.

Music

  1. "A Shot in the Dark" is a musical album of Henry Mancini, soundtrack.
    • also known as A Shot in the Dark Soundtrack
    • released in (52 years ago)
  2. "A Shot in the Dark" is a composition.
  3. "A Shot in the Dark" is a musical album of Ian Melrose.
    • released on (11 years ago)

Miscellanea

A Shot in the Dark is a 1961 theater production of a play by Marcel Achard.

  • award:
    • Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play nomination for Walter Matthau
    • Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play, received by Walter Matthau

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Google previewA Dictionary of Anglo-American Proverbs & Proverbial Phrases, Found in Literary Sources of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (2005)

by George B. Bryan, Wolfgang Mieder

A shot in the dark (MP 562) 1924 A shot in the dark. (p. 202) Whitechurch, Victor L. The Templeton Case .

Google previewColour Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

by Oxford Dictionaries,

a shot in the dark a wild guess. 2darkly adverb darkness noun . darken verb 1 make or become darker. 2 become unhappy or angry. 169 darkroom ...

Google previewPocket Oxford American Dictionary and Thesaurus (2010)

by Oxford University Press

a shot in the dark a wild guess. dark·ly adv. dark·en /ˈdärkən/ v.

Google previewOxford American Desk Dictionary & Thesaurus (2010)

by Oxford University Press

a shot in the dark a wild guess. dark·ly adv. dark·en /ˈdärkən/ v.

Google previewChambers concise dictionary (2004)

colloq an uplifting or reviving influence; a boost, a shot in the dark >na wild guess , ...

Google previewCambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary (2008)

by Cambridge University Press

a shot in the dark informal an attempt to guess something when you have no information or knowledge about the subject and therefore cannot possibly know what the answer is • give sfn your best shot informal to do something as well as you ...

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