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Who's Minding the Store? (1963)

Approved | | Comedy | 14 December 1963 (Japan)
Norman Phiffier works as a store clerk in a large department store. Clumsy and inept, he can't do anything right. Boy are they in trouble!

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Mrs. Glucksman
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Irving Cahastrophe, the Gourmet Manager
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Francois, the Driver
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Mattress Customer
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Traffic Cop (as Richard Wessel)
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Barbara is a very rich girl who falls in love with Norman Phiffier, a poor young man. She doesn't tell him who she really is and prepares to marry him. But, Mrs. Tuttle (Barbara's mother) doesn't want her daughter to mary such a poor man. So, she hires Norman at one of her big stores, and gives him the most difficult and disgusting works. She hopes that seeing Norman humiliated, Barbara will finally leave him. But things don't work exactly this way... Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <makzax@hotmail.com>

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Trivia

This was the seventh of eight Jerry Lewis films directed by former cartoon director Frank Tashlin. See more »

Goofs

As Norman Phiffier attempts to load a large mirror onto a delivery truck, a reflection of the camera crew is briefly visible. See more »

Quotes

Norman Phiffier: I see you on the television all the time. You look the same in person.
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References Death of a Salesman (1951) See more »

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Very Hilarious!
15 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

Everyone talks about Jerry Lewis films such as "The Nutty Professor","The Geisha Boy",and others.But no one hardly talks about "Who's Minding The Store?"which IMHO,is his most underrated movie ever!Jerry is so funny in this film,you would have thought the Three Stooges should have been in it! The other reason I love this film:Francesca Bellini,who plays Shirley the pretty secretary who wears the very tight skirts.Agnes Moorehead & Ray Walston are great in their respective roles as well,but the climax of the movie will have you rolling with laughter!


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