The Bellboy

The Bellboy(1960), starring Jerry Lewis
The Bellboy(1960), starring Jerry Lewis  You’ve heard the phrase, laugh out loud funny?   Jerry Lewis — €˜ The Bellboy is, literally, laugh out loud funny.   How do I know?   I’ve just watched it on AMC — €¦ and laughed so loud, so often, that my...
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Don’t Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River (1968) starring Jerry Lewis, Jacqueline Pearce, Terry-Thomas
Don’t Raise the Bridge, Lower the River (1968) starring Jerry Lewis, Jacqueline Pearce, Terry-Thomas  Don’t Raise the Bridge, Lower the River is a Jerry Lewis film, based on the book of the same name.   Oddly, Jerry Lewis is cast playing the part of the straight man in the...
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Hook, Line and Sinker

Hook, Line and Sinker (1969) starring Jerry Lewis, Anne Francis, Peter Lawford
Hook, Line and Sinker (1969) starring Jerry Lewis, Anne Francis, Peter Lawford Synopsis of Hook, Line and Sinker  In  Hook, Line and Sinker,  Jerry Lewis plays the part of Peter Ingersoll, an unhappy insurance salesman who’s living the American Dream, only to be so caught up in...
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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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The Nutty Professor

The Nutty Professor (1963) starring Jerry Lewis, Stella Stevens
The Nutty Professor (1963) starring Jerry Lewis, Stella Stevens  The Nutty Professor is Jerry Lewis‘ most famous film, and with good reason.   Unlike many of his comedies, this is more than a thin plot for him to hang slapstick on.   The character of Dr. Julius Kelp...
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Battle of the Bulge

Battle of the Bulge, starring Henry Fonda, Robert Ryan, Dana Andrews, Robert Shaw, James MacArthur, Telly Savalas
Product description of  Battle of the Bulge, starring Henry Fonda, Robert Ryan, Dana Andrews, Robert Shaw, James MacArthur, Telly Savalas Henry Fonda stars in this epic story of one of the deciding battles of World War II. By December, 1944 the Allies believe that the Nazi Army is...
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Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins, starring Julie Andrews, Dick van Dyke, David Tomlinson, Glynis Johns, Ed Wynn
Mary Poppins, starring Julie Andrews, Dick van Dyke, David Tomlinson, Glynis Johns, Ed Wynn  It’s reported that the author of Mary Poppins despised the movie version, but she’s in a very small minority. Thankfully, unlike some other classic children’s movies such as  Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, adults can...
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The Return of Count Yorga

The Return of Count Yorga (1971) starring Robert Quarry, Marietta Hartley, Craig T. Nelson
The Return of Count Yorga (1971) starring Robert Quarry, Marietta Hartley, Craig T. Nelson The Return of Count Yorga is one of those few sequels that is superior to the original film — in this case,  Count Yorga, Vampire. The acting is, for the most part, better and...
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The Longest Day

The Longest Day (1962), starring John Wayne, Henry Fonda, Sean Connery and Sir Richard Burton
Product description of The Longest Day (1962), starring John Wayne, Henry Fonda, Sean Connery and Sir Richard Burton  This monumental account of the allied invasion of Normandy on D-Day (June 6, 1944) is a classic among WWII films. Spectacular battle scenes; intense acting by John Wayne, Henry Fonda, Sean Connery and...
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Count Yorga, Vampire

Count Yorga, Vampire (1970) starring Robert Quarry
Count Yorga, Vampire (1970) starring Robert Quarry Count Yorga, Vampire begins with a coffin being unloaded from a ship docked at the Port of Los Angeles, which is then driven to a mansion in the California hills.  While a narrator says:
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