The Geisha Boy

  • Film
  • Comedy
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One of Jerry Lewis' first comedies away from former partner Dean Martin, this rather flaccid vehicle reveals the mawkish side that would arise more often in his solo efforts. Lewis plays an unsuccessful magician who takes a job entertaining the troops in the Far East. In Japan, a young orphan (as he's euphemistically labelled) becomes attached to this goofy surrogate father. Fortunately, Tashlin's direction supplies some great visual jokes, principally with a live rabbit that is made to seem more of an animated human character.

Release details

Duration: 98 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Frank Tashlin
Screenwriter: Frank Tashlin
Cast: Jerry Lewis
Marie McDonald
Sessue Hayakawa
Nobu McCarthy
Barton MacLane
Suzanne Pleshette
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