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The Patsy (1964)

 -  Comedy  -  12 August 1964 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Ina Balin ...
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Caryl Fergusson
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Chic Wymore
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Harry Silver
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Morgan Heywood
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Bruce Alden
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Prof. Mulerr
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Sy Devore
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Shoeshine Boy
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Policeman
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The Barber
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Copa Café MC
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Helen, Theatergoer
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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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GREAT SUPPORTING VETERAN ACTORS!
24 April 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Jerry Lewis is a great talent and has given plenty of laughs for millions of people, however, this picture is just plain CRAZY and way out. Jerry Lewis needed the support of all time Classic greats as Everett Sloane, Phil Harris, John Carradine(Dracula 1940's), George Raft, Hans Conried, Hedda Hopper, Ed Wynn along with many other greats. I noticed that even Peter Lorre("Beast with Five Fingers") with all his great acting talent made this his final swan song. If you like to see some of the truly great classic actors, who sometimes just briefly appear, please view this picture and also everyone who loves JERRY LEWIS !


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