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The Bellboy (1960) was a Comedy Film directed by Jerry Lewis and produced by Jerry Lewis and Ernest D. Glucksman.

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The Bellboy (1960) and Jerry Lewis The Goofball Auteur

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 2, 2020 From 4 Star Films

The Bellboy is introduced by a witty disclaimer as a studio executive (a cameo by Jack Kruschen) explains this is a film based on fun. There is no story. No plot. Instead, it acts as a visual diary in the week of a real nut! He subsequently reels about in his chair laughing hysterically. It breaks t... Read full article

Her Highness and the Bellboy (1945)

By Lindsey on May 10, 2012 From The Motion Pictures

(Poster via Her Highness and the Bellboy (1945) is a pleasant romantic comedy. Hedy Lamarr gets star billing as Princess Veronica, a European royal who has fallen for a common American reporter named Paul (Warner Anderson). She travels to New York City, hoping to find Paul again. Inst... Read full article

Her Highness and the Bellboy(1945).

By Dawn on Jan 9, 2012 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Her Highness and the Bellboy(1945). Cast: Hedy Lamarr, June Allyson, Agnus Morehead and Robert Walker. The story begins, when a beautiful princess falls in love with a handsome American reporter. She travels to New York, just to be with him. While staying at one of the city's best hotels she meets ... Read full article

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In the film, Jerry Lewis' frequent co-writer Bill Richmond does a quick walk-on as Stan Laurel, one of Lewis' idols. The Laurel imitation, Lewis' non-speaking bellboy and the black-and-white photography show Lewis' intention to make a silent-movie-type comedy.
Jerry Lewis is credited with having created the video-assist technique for this film. At the time it was called "Closed Circuit Television Applied to Motion Pictures," for which he was awarded a patent.
Jerry Lewis shot the movie in four weeks at Miami Beach's Fontainebleau Hotel while he also was performing there. He edited it during his subsequent engagement in Las Vegas.
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