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Composer Henry Mancini

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Composer Henry Mancini

Composer Henry Mancini

Composer Henry Mancini

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TV and movie score composer Mancini created the title theme to the The Pink Panther movies. A new special DVD 40th anniversary collection of Pink Panther films is available April 6. There's also a tribute CD, Pink Panther's Penthouse Party. His other film scores included Breakfast at Tiffany's, The Glenn Miller Story and The Days of Wine and Roses. He also wrote the theme for the TV show Peter Gunn.

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