Vale Blake Edwards 88

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Blake Edwards, the film director who brought old-school slapstick into the modern movie era with the “Pink Panther’’ series and who turned a tart novel about a Manhattan call girl into the elegant screen classic “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,’’ died at 88 yesterday at St. John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, Calif. The cause was complications of pneumonia; his wife, actress Julie Andrews, and his children were at his side.
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Marvellous director, who will be best remembered for the Pink Panther, despite Tiffany's and Victoria, Victoria.
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The Great Race did it for me. He'll be long remembered through his films. Moggy
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Marvellous director, who will be best remembered for the Pink Panther, despite Tiffany's and Victoria, Victoria.
It's those Pink Panther films that I will always associate with his name, utter comedy classics.

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'The Great Race' did it for me.
"You’ll have to excuse me.....I have a boat waiting!" [Crash!] One of the great slapstick moments of all-time, and done well, slapstick is as funny as anything. IMHO Blake Edwards was one of the best comedy directors and will rightly be remembered for the Pink Panther series, but I think many will be surprised to learn that he also directed Breakfast at Tiffany's. Cary Grant and Tony Curtis were never better than directed by Edwards in Operation Petticoat.

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RIP Blake Edwards. I would rate him as one of the best directors in modern times, Breakfast at Tiffany's is still even now a sublime film. I also think he managed to get the absolute best out of Peter Sellers not only in the Pink Panther series but with films like the I guess now the politically incorrect "The Party".
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"You’ll have to excuse me.....I have a boat waiting!" [Crash!]
That's the moment! First time I saw it I was fighting for breath in the cinema it was so funny. "Push the button Max" Moggy

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The worlds a poorer place without him. The iconic Breakfast at Tiffanys and the Pink Panther series are among my all time favourite movies. RIP:(