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The Errand Boy (1961)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Family | 4 June 1962 (Denmark)
Paramutual Pictures wants to know where all the money is going, so they hire Morty to be their spy. Morty works for Mr. Sneak and gets a job in the mail room so that he can have access to ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Morty S. Tashman
... Tom 'T.P.' Paramutual
... Dexter Sneak
... The A.D.
... Young NY Director Who Argues with T.P.
Pat Dahl ... Miss Carson
... Miss Giles
Rita Hayes ... Singer Who Dubs Davitt
... Grumpy
... Mrs. Helen Paramutual / Mrs. T.P.
Isobel Elsom ... Irma Paramutual
... Baron Elston Carteblanche
... Serina
... Weaver
... Busby - Roaring 20's Director
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Paramutual Pictures wants to know where all the money is going, so they hire Morty to be their spy. Morty works for Mr. Sneak and gets a job in the mail room so that he can have access to the lot. But all that Morty ever finds is that he can cause havoc no matter what he does. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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It's the Nut - At His Nuttiest! See more »

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Comedy | Family

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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4 June 1962 (Denmark)  »

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De golpe en golpe  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.85 : 1
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A scene of note with Jerry Lewis chewing out an imaginary board room, all done in mime with music background, the music is "Blues in Hoss' Flat" popularised by the Count Basie and His Orchestra. A recording of it can be heard in Basie's March 1960 Paris concert, and there may be other recordings of it as well. See more »


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That's My Way
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Written by Lou Brown, Jerry Lewis and Bill Richmond
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A Jerry Lewis Classic!!!!!!!
1 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

i first saw pieces of this movie on AMC and just had to rent it. the story is so sweet and that's what it's such a great film. it's hard to decide what would be considered the best scenes, but these are my favorites: when jerry gets the jelly-beans for the 3 kids and when he talks to that puppet goose. these show the childlike innocence of jerry and how morty s tashman felt about the studio, [these are near the middle of the film]. i think that not only jerry-fans will like this movie but anyone looking for a good movie to sit back and enjoy! next to the nutty professor, this is jerry's best work! definetly a wonderful story to behold!


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