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Lloyd
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When a star comedian dies, his comedy team, decides to train a nobody to fill the shoes of the Star in a big TV show (a Patsy). But the man they choose, bellboy Stanley Belt, cant do anything right. The big TV show is getting closer, and Stanley gets worse all the time. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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12 August 1964 (USA)  »

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Son of Bellboy  »

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The plane crash scene at the beginning of the movie was taken from The Mountain (1956). See more »

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Featured in 100 Years of Comedy (1997) See more »

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I Lost My Heart in a Drive-In Movie
Lyrics by Jack Brooks
Music by David Raksin
Performed by Jerry Lewis
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Much Better than Nutty Professor
9 June 2006 | by (Weehauken, NJ) – See all my reviews

Jerry's best work, he is hilarious in this one, and he plays the character that made me a Jerry fan, the guy who says, "Hey laaady", not the freak he played in Nutty Professor... Anyone who doesn't like this movie is not a fan of comedy, they're fans of Paulie Shore... Love Jerry, Love the Patsy, thats what it's all about, home alone!

Woody Allen has even commented on how Jerry's direction in this film is Superb...

The whole ice dropping bellboy scene near the beginning, still makes me laugh like a wild man!

Jerry is the King of Comedy and this is his crown jewel!


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