Dean Martin

Hollywood or Bust, starring Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Pat Crowley, Anita Ekberg

Hollywood or Bust [Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin]

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, whose forged winning ticket will help him […]

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That's My Boy (1951) starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis

That’s My Boy

That’s My Boy (1951) starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis In That’s My Boy, Jerry Lewis plays the part of “Junior” Jackson, a non-athlete who lives in the shadow of his father’s college football days … And his father plans to relive his glory days through his son, Junior, whether Junior wants to or not. Dean Martin […]

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Sailor Beware (1952) starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis

Sailor Beware

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 (1953) starring Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Lizbeth Scott, Carmen Miranda

Scared Stiff

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.”). He is on the run from the […]

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The Stooge, starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, Polly Bergen

The Stooge [Martin and Lewis]

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 and personality conflicts.   The movie The […]

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Pardners (1956) starring Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin

Pardners

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 Slim’s initial reluctance to accept him … […]

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My Friend Irma Goes West (1950), starring Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Marie Wilson, Diana Lynn

My Friend Irma Goes West

My Friend Irma Goes West (1950), starring Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Marie Wilson, Diana Lynn  The team of Martin & Lewis (Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, of course) return to the screen in the sequel to their first film, My Friend Irma.This time, the ditzy blonde Irma (Marie Wilson) leads her roommate Jane Stacy (played by […]

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The Caddy (1953) starring Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Barbara Bates, Donna Reed

The Caddy

The Caddy (1953) starring Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Barbara Bates, Donna Reed  The Caddy is an above-average Lewis and Martin comedy, with singing by Dean Martin (including the Academy Award-nominated “That’s Amore” ) and slapstick antics, and pathos, from Jerry Lewis. The movie begins with a bang, showing Joe Anthony (Dean Martin) and Harvey Miller, […]

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