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The Ladies Man (1961)

 -  Comedy  -  28 June 1961 (USA)
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After his girl leaves him for someone else, Herbert gets really depressed and starts searching for a job. He finally finds one in a big house which is inhabited by many, many women. Can he ... See full summary »

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Helen Traubel ...
Pat Stanley ...
Fay
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Himself
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Himself
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Willard C. Gainsborough
Gloria Jean ...
Gloria
Hope Holiday ...
Miss Anxious
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Himself
Westbrook Van Voorhis ...
Himself - TV Person to Person
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Miss Cartilage
Eddie Quillan ...
Wolf Man (scenes deleted)
Dee Arlen ...
Miss Liar
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After his girl leaves him for someone else, Herbert gets really depressed and starts searching for a job. He finally finds one in a big house which is inhabited by many, many women. Can he live in the same home with all these females? Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <makzax@hotmail.com>

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IT'S JERRY'S BIGGEST, FUNNIEST YET! (original ad - all caps) See more »

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28 June 1961 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El terror de las chicas  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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Trivia

During a 2008 interview, Mel Brooks noted that he wrote the original script for this movie, but since most of his work was excised from the final version asked that his name be removed from the credits. A handful of his comedy bits remain in the film, including a scene of Jerry Lewis dusting a trophy case and releasing the live butterflies within, and a scene in which Lewis goes through a car wash in a convertible with the top down. See more »

Goofs

During many of the scenes Jerry is wearing a wedding ring. See more »

Quotes

Herbert H. Heebert: Hey, lady!
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Crazy Credits

The end credit reads "OVUR". See more »

Connections

Referenced in Gangs of New York (2002) See more »

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Ladies' Man
Music by Harry Warren
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Please give credit to this masterpiece
3 September 2002 | by (Bs As, Argentina) – See all my reviews

I think it´s time we recognize something that should be said a long time ago: Jerry Lewis is a genius and "Ladies´Man" is his most amazing production. The enormous doll´s house he has created serves perfectly for the development of a succesion of hilarious gags that will make the audience fall from their chairs. Using cranes to shoot the scenes, Lewis obtains beautiful scenes and perfectly timed humor. A band playing lively, walls that move, the partition of the main character in four and lots of beautiful girls complete the picture. Believe me when i say: this man knows what he is doing and it´s about time we accept that he is not just a silly clown; he is a talented and creative filmmaker who took movie techniques to its extremes and gave us both a comic and tragic view of the world we live in. Jerry Lewis is what Godard was to french cinema: an innovator. Let´s adore him.


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