|The Sad Sack 1957 N/R, 98 min.|
Director: George Marshall
Cast: Jerry Lewis, David Wayne, Phyllis Kirk, Peter Lorre, Gene Evans, George Dolenz, Mary Treen, Don Haggerty, Michael Ansara, Joe Mantell, Liliane Montevecchi, Shepperd Strudwick, Abraham Sofaer, Kenneth Becker, Danny Davenport
Based on the popular comic strip of the same name, Jerry Lewis takes on the role of Pvt. Bixby who can never seem to do things right. Psychiatrist Maj. Shelton (Phyllis Kirk) discovers that Bixby has a photographic mind, and he is transferred to Morocco–along with Cpl. Dolan (David Wayne) and Pvt. Wenaslawsky (Joe Mantell)–with the mission of guarding a secret weapon. While on leave, Bixby meets and falls in love with Zita (Liliane Montevecchi), but the romance fails. Now, Bixby becomes an Army deserter and joins the Foreign Legion. When Arab spies, led by Abdul (Peter Lorre), kidnap Bixby to get their hands on the secret weapon, Zita, Dolan, and Wenaslawsky come to his rescue.
|The Stooge 1952 N/R, 100 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Musical
Director: Norman Taurog
Cast: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Polly Bergen, Marion Marshall, Eddie Mayehoff, Frances Bavier, Richard Erdman, Oliver Blake, Don Haggerty, Donald MacBride, Danny Davenport, Charles Evans, Percy Helton, Freeman Lusk, Eddie Parks
Singer Bill Miller (Dean Martin) has problems accepting the fact that his success is largely based on the presence of his comic sidekick Theodore "Ted" Rogers (Jerry Lewis) who sits in the audience and cracks jokes while Bill sings on stage. When Bill finally dumps Ted from the act, complications ensue, and Bill learns that without Ted he cannot maintain his stardom. Now, Ted steps in, and Bill regains his popularity with Ted back in the audience cracking his jokes.
|1. The Sad Sack (1957)|
2. The Stooge (1952)
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