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Hollywood or Bust [Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin]

Hollywood or Bust, starring Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Pat Crowley, Anita Ekberg
Hollywood or Bust (1956), starring Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Pat Crowley, Anita Ekberg Synopsis of Hollywood or Bust In Hollywood or Bust, Malcolm Smith is a star-struck movie fan. With his “lucky feeling” he wins a new convertible in a theater raffle.  But his ownership is challenged by compulsive gambler Steve Wiley,...
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Cracking Up [Jerry Lewis]

movie review of Cracking Up starring Jerry Lewis, with appearances by Milton Berle, Sammy Davis Jr.
Cracking Up (1983) starring Jerry Lewis Editorial review of Cracking Up courtesy of Amazon.com  Cracking Up is a crazy quilt of sight gags, one-liners, caricatures, slapstick and quirky vocal mannerisms. In short, it’s marvelous mayhem of the kind which has gained Jerry Lewis admirers the world over. Lewis plays...
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Sailor Beware

Sailor Beware (1952) starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis
Sailor Beware (1952) starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis The description from Amazon.com reads: “Chasing pretty girls, blowing up a liferaft inside a submarine, virtually every sailor gag ever thought of, and a bunch of songs fill out this Martin and Lewis outing as a pair of sailors.”
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Scared Stiff

Scared Stiff (1953) starring Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Lizbeth Scott, Carmen Miranda
Scared Stiff (1953) starring Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Lizbeth Scott, Carmen Miranda Scared Stiff is a remake of the Bob Hope and Paulette Goddard comedy, The Ghost Breakers, with Dean Martin as Larry Todd, a singer who is falsely accused of murder (“You murdered a perfect stranger?” “Nobody’s perfect.”)....
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Funny Bones, starring Jerry Lewis

Funny Bones - Struggling in the shadow of his famous comedian father, a young comic retreats to his old hometown when his act bombs in Las Vegas - then ...
Editorial review of Funny Bones, courtesy of Amazon.com Funny Bones, directed by Peter Chelsom (Hear My Song), is a weird but intriguing comedy with a particularly dark edge. Oliver Platt plays a would-be comedian, the son of a major comedy star (Jerry Lewis); Dad’s reputation even overshadows his...
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The Stooge [Martin and Lewis]

The Stooge, starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, Polly Bergen
The Stooge (1951), starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, Polly Bergen Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis first became famous as a nightclub act, graduating to radio, television and the movies.   It was a very successful partnership, but it was a partnership that had its’ share of tension...
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Pardners

Pardners (1956) starring Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin
Pardners (1956) starring Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin Synopsis of Pardners In Pardners, Rich momma’s boy Wade Kingsley Jr. an Eastern dude, tries to follow in his murdered father’s footsteps.  He returns to the West to partner up with Slim Moseley Jr.,the son of his father’s former partner. Wade overcomes...
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Cinderfella

Cinderfella (1960) starring Jerry Lewis, Ed Wynn
Cinderfella (1960) starring Jerry Lewis, Ed Wynn Synopsis of Cinderfella In Cinderfella, Jerry Lewis plays Fella, a good-natured klutz left to take care of his stepmother and her two spoiled sons in a fabulous mansion. Fantasy provides Fella with a way of coping with his life until the day...
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Way … Way Out

Way ... Way Out (1966) starring Jerry Lewis, Connie Stevens,  Dick Shawn,  Anita Ekberg
Way … Way Out (1966) starring Jerry Lewis, Connie Stevens,  Dick Shawn,  Anita Ekberg Synopsis of Way… Way Out Way … Way Out is set in the “far future” of 1986 (!), there’s a problem with the American lunar base. The men stationed there for long-term missions are...
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Three on a Couch

Three on a Couch    (1966) starring Jerry Lewis, Janet Leigh,  James Best
Three on a Couch    (1966) starring Jerry Lewis, Janet Leigh,  James Best Three on a Couch is a Jerry Lewis comedy that’s both funny and charming.   The basic plot is that Jerry Lewis’ character, Christopher Pride, is an artist who has won a prestigious French art...
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