In Jerry Lewis's first film in a decade, he plays Bo Hooper, an unemployed circus clown who can't seem to hold down a job. The film opens with a brief montage of clips from past Lewis movies. He then moves into a succession of jobs that he gets himself fired from including a gas station attendant and a mailman - all with disastrous results. Written by
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Did You Know?
In the book "Dean and Me: A Love Story" (2006), Jerry Lewis
said of this film: "The whole experience was a mixed bag...I have to admit that the awful strain of the past ten years showed in every part of my work...The movie didn't really hang together, and not so surprisingly, I looked terrible in it." See more
At one point, Lewis tries to open the hood of a car. The hood quickly pops up and knocks Lewis on his feet. In the next shot, the hood is back down without having been touched. See more