Reworking of Preston Sturges' original story, The Miracle of Morgan's Creek. Clayton Poole's a small town TV repairman in a small town, who's still in love with his former hometown sweetheart, Carla Naples - who's now a famous movie star. When Carla becomes pregnant after a hasty marriage, the studio tells her a baby will ruin her career. She turns to the only peraon she can trust; Clayton,who sagrees to care for the babyWritten by
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I used to love Jerry Lewis films as a kid, and although I prefer the Lewis/Martin combos to his solo efforts, this would have to be one of my favorites.
I never used to like this, I found the slapstick unfunny, but it has grown on me over the years. Although the first 15-30 minutes aren't great, once Lewis is looking after the triplets there is a lot of fun to be had here, and Lewis plays his character with great pathos, in fact some parts of his performance are enough to bring tears, the way he portrays Claytons unrequited love for Carla.
The film also includes some lovely songs, particularly the Italian lullaby he sings with Papa Naples.
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