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My family loved this movie. Jerry Lewis was hilarious at times with his companion rabbit for his magic shows. Jerry Lewis movies usually take things to an extreme with humor and silliness, but this movie has a nice balance between being funny and developing the friendship with the little boy from Japan. Lewis seems to be very confident in either role and this movie is probably one of my favorites from him. Highly recommend it - it makes a great family night movie. It is a bit odd to see the styles back in the 1950s and to see them wondering around the airport out on the tarmac. Some of his funniest scenes occur during his run ins with the star Hollywood Actress - when they were deplaning down the stairs was very funny and was smoothly performed with some "bumps" for the actress as she made her way down the stairs. Also, the seen with Harry, his rabbit, getting into the same bed as the star actress and Jerry Lewis yelling at him without using an audible voice was hilarious - you knew exactly what he was saying and what he was thinking.
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