The Jerry Lewis Films

The Jerry Lewis Films : An Analytical Filmography of the Innovative Comic

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Using interviews with Jerry Lewis and many of his co-stars, this book analyses his collaborative efforts with Dean Martin, his subsequent solo work, his writing and directorial careers, and more recent movies such as Hardly Working (1979) and The King of Comedy (1982). Comprehensive filmographic data are provided for each of the films, with cast and production credits, studio, release date, and running time. Lewis's own reflections on his work are included for many of the entries.show more

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  • Paperback | 295 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 20.32mm | 385.55g
  • McFarland & Co Inc
  • Jefferson, NC, United States
  • English
  • , black & white halftones
  • 0786475005
  • 9780786475001
  • 1,159,458

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Using interviews with Jerry Lewis and many of his co-stars, this book analyzes his collaborative efforts with Dean Martin, his subsequent solo work, his writing and directorial careers, and later movies such as Hardly Working (1979) and The King of Comedy (1982). Comprehensive data are provided for each of the films, with cast and production credits, studio, release date, and running time. Lewis's own reflections on his work are included for many of the entries.show more

About James L. Neibaur

James L. Neibaur is a film historian and a professional educator. Ted Okuda is a Chicago-based film historian whose articles have appeared in such publications as Nostalgia Digest, Filmfax and Classic Images.show more

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"indispensible...it's so hard to put down I wonder how I ever got along without it"--Examiner.com; "the ultimate tribute"--The Intelligencer Record; "a superior tome"--Classic Images; "the best book ever written about Jerry Lewis' movie work! Well-researched, smartly organized, and crisply written...essential"--Roctober; "valuable"--Video Eyeball.show more
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