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Silver Screen Standards: The Court Jester (1955)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Jan 14, 2020

Silver Screen Standards: The Court Jester (1955) I turn to colorful, upbeat musicals whenever I feel sick or depressed, especially in the winter, when I most need a bright escape from dark, dreary days stuck indoors. Recently I found myself revisiting one of my very favorite examples of the genre read more

The Court Jester (1956): The Brew That Is True

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 10, 2019

Maybe I’m simply partial to Medieval forms of entertainment but it’s hard to imagine a finer vehicle for Danny Kaye than The Court Jester. It needs to be lithe enough to accommodate his goofy even acrobatic brand of song-and-dance buffoonery. What better arena for Kaye than the kingR read more

The Court Jester (1955): The Brew That Is True

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 10, 2019

Maybe I’m simply partial to Medieval forms of entertainment but it’s hard to imagine a finer vehicle for Danny Kaye than The Court Jester. It needs to be lithe enough to accommodate his goofy even acrobatic brand of song-and-dance buffoonery. What better arena for Kaye than the kingR read more

Is "The Court Jester" the Best Classic Movie Comedy?

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Feb 15, 2019

I recently watched The Court Jester (1955) for perhaps the tenth time--and laughed just as much as the first time. I realize comedy is very subjective as some folks prefer broad laughs and others opt for dark humor. But I'm hard pressed to think of a classic film comedy that's as nearly perfect as T read more

NATIONAL CLASSIC MOVIE DAY, THE CLASSIC COMFORT MOVIE BLOGATHON: The Court Jester (1955)

Caftan Woman Posted by on May 16, 2018

For the fourth consecutive year, the Classic Film and TV Cafe is celebrating National Classic Movie Day on May 16th by hosting a blogathon. This year the spotlight shines on those movies that we can reliably turn to for comfort. The Classic Comfort Movie Blogathon contributions can be found HER read more

NATIONAL CLASSIC MOVIE DAY, THE CLASSIC COMFORT MOVIE BLOGATHON: The Court Jester (1955)

Caftan Woman Posted by on May 16, 2018

For the fourth consecutive year, the Classic Film and TV Cafe is celebrating National Classic Movie Day on May 16th by hosting a blogathon. This year the spotlight shines on those movies that we can reliably turn to for comfort. The Classic Comfort Movie Blogathon contributions can be found HER read more

The Court Jester (1955)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Jan 26, 2016

The Court Jester Directed by Melvin Frank and Norman Panama Written by Norman Panama and Melvin Frank 1955/USA Dena Enterprises First viewing/Amazon Instant   Griselda: No! The pellet with the poison’s in the flagon with the dragon! The vessel with the pestle has the brew that is true! read more

The Court Jester (1956)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Sep 24, 2013

Starring Danny Kaye with Glynis Johns, Basil Rathbone, and Angela Lansbury, this comedy of errors has a man posing as a court jester in order to assist the true heir to regain his throne. After infiltrating the castle, Kaye unknowingly gets mixed up in a murder plot, falls under the spell of the wit read more

The Court Jester (1956)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Sep 24, 2013

Starring Danny Kaye with Glynis Johns, Basil Rathbone, and Angela Lansbury, this comedy of errors has a man posing as a court jester in order to assist the true heir to regain his throne. After infiltrating the castle, Kaye unknowingly gets mixed up in a murder plot, falls under the spell of the wit read more