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Visit to a Small Planet (1960)

The weirdest alien of the galaxy pays a visit to Earth...

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Jerry Lewis is Kreton, a childish alien who, against his teacher's will leaves his planet to visit the Earth, and lands in the backyard of a famous television journalist who doesn't believe in U.F.O's and aliens. Wanting to study humans but not able to fully understand them, Kreton makes a mess out of it, generating a lot of comic situations. Written by Alessio Quirino

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4 February 1960 (USA)  »

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Un marciano en California  »

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Trivia

Donna Douglas tested for a role. See more »

Goofs

During the Hungry Brain sequence, the jazz band's trumpet player is shown playing with his horn "open" (unmuted), but the trumpeter heard on the soundtrack is using a mute. See more »

Connections

Version of Besuch auf einem kleinen Planeten (1971) See more »

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Desdemona's Lament
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Written by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman
Performed by Barbara Lawson
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Silly Fun
17 June 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This has to be where Robin Williams drew his inspiration from for Mork of Ork. While this movie is by no means the funniest fish out of water film you could see, I think it still rates a look IF you could just find it somewhere...


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