The Patsy

Who but Jerry Lewis would have dreamed up this pot-pourri of comic fears as a bellboy is chosen to take the place of a dead comedian by his scriptwriters? Explicitly quoting Chaplin-style routines, Lewis bends the sentimentality into shape to produce a witty and magical essay on comedy, illusionism and fear. DMacp.

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Duration: 101 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Jerry Lewis
Screenwriter: Jerry Lewis, Bill Richmond
Cast: Jerry Lewis
Ina Balin
Everett Sloane
Keenan Wynn
Peter Lorre
John Carradine
Phil Harris
Hans Conreid
Rhonda Fleming
Hedda Hopper
George Raft
Ed Sullivan
Mel Tormé
Ed Wynn
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