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With Jerry Lewis (1926- )as executive producer, this is in essence an autobiography. It follows his... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

 
Michael Andrew ... Himself

Alec Baldwin ... Himself

Richard Belzer ... Himself

Carol Burnett ... Herself

Chevy Chase ... Himself

Billy Crystal ... Himself

Woody Harrelson ... Himself
Lawrence Inglee ... Himself

John Landis ... Himself

Jerry Lewis ... Himself

Richard Lewis ... Himself

Nigel Lythgoe ... Himself

Deana Martin ... Herself

Eddie Murphy ... Himself
Lee Musiker ... Himself

Daniel Noah ... Himself

Carl Reiner ... Himself

Jerry Seinfeld ... Himself

Steven Spielberg ... Himself

Quentin Tarantino ... Himself

Directed by
Gregg Barson 
 
Produced by
Julie Ashton .... executive producer
Gregg Barson .... producer
Jerry Lewis .... executive producer
 
Cinematography by
Peter Good 
 
Film Editing by
James Ruxin  (as Jim Ruxin)
 
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Jacques Dupuy .... graphic design
 
Sound Department
Warren Kleiman .... re-recording mixer
Jeremy Settles .... sound mixer
 
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Jacques Dupuy .... visual effects
 
Editorial Department
Nigel Campbell .... post-production coordinator
Alex Trocker .... on-line editor
Brian Ufberg .... additional editing
 
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Kenny Meriedeth .... music supervisor
 

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A True Disappointment, 28 October 2013
Author: nsharky-732-789549 from United States

I used to be a Jerry Lewis fan when I was in my teens and twenties (now I'm in my sixties). Before I watched this movie yesterday, I expected to enjoy a nice autobiography of this talented and original actor. However, I was hugely disappointed. I was treated to an unending display of self-praise. As if it was not enough to hear dozens of actors and directors commenting positively about him. Jerry had to hammer it down himself incessantly. Furthermore, if he acknowledged the positive contributions of a few people in his life (such as his father and Dean Martin), this was quickly followed by sarcastic remarks about them.

After watching this movie, I discovered a very unflattering aspect of Jerry's personality. His narcissism, which permeates the entire movie, is very hard to miss. It's very unfortunate that he chose to end his career in this manner.

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