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Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis -- A look at a true living legend, Jerry Lewis. Featuring some of Hollywood's funniest stars including:  Alec Baldwin, Chevy Chase, Eddie Murphy, Carl Reiner, Jerry Seinfeld, and more.


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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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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)
Art Department
Jacques Dupuy .... graphic design
Sound Department
Warren Kleiman .... re-recording mixer
Jeremy Settles .... sound mixer
Visual Effects by
Jacques Dupuy .... visual effects
Editorial Department
Nigel Campbell .... post-production coordinator
Alex Trocker .... on-line editor
Brian Ufberg .... additional editing
Music Department
Kenny Meriedeth .... music supervisor

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Wonderful, just wonderful, 17 December 2011
Author: pik923 from Las Vegas, Nevada

Yes I am a Jerry Lewis fan - I grew up in the Borscht Belt and remember him from the days he performed at the Browns Hotel. I was a volunteer for his Labor Day Telethon, and my grandfather told me stories of Jerry, before he was a star, coming into my grandfather's store in South Fallsburg, New York, jumping on the counter, tap dancing, singing and being completely crazy!

And I am a big fan of this film. For young documentary film makers, this is a great film to enjoy and learn from. I can't give the film a higher compliment than that.

Jerry Lewis's talent is legendary, his contribution to the entertainment world and primarily the film industry continues even today. His passion, his love of craft, his desire to learn, study and make it better, his love of nurturing young talent and sharing his knowledge and experience is astounding, admirable and hats of to this amazing man.

I can't wait for the film to be available on DVD so that I can share it with my friends and family.

Thank you Jerry Lewis. You make this world a better place. And the film is a great piece of work. Thank you!

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