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A glimpse into the Jerry Lewis Life through his Best Movies and Quotes

Aug 22, 2017SoOperfella WriterMovies, News & Entertainment 0


The most acclaimed comedian of American Film and TV ‘Jerry Lewis’ had been spilling his cerebral peace of thoughts in different moods over different occasions. Archives from Lewis’s different speeches and quotes make us peep into his life, his success, his fall, his relationships and his way of combating with all afflictions, life was throwing on him.

Starting as partner with Singer Dean Martin in knockout comedy duo “Martin and Lewis” – 1949, Lewis made oodles laugh through his successive career.

Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis – 1951 – Comedy Routine “Bandstand Shenanigans”

A Comedian, Screen writer, Film Director, Film Producer, an actor and a philanthropic ‘Jerry Lewis’, portrayed his struggling days in such words.

From 1936 on, I have taken more falls than any other 20 comedians put together. From the time I was 21, I’ve taken them on everything from clay courts to cement to wood floors, coming off pianos, going out a two-story window, landing on Dean, falling into the rough. You do that and you’re gonna have problems.” – Jerry Lewis

Jerry featured in 61 movies during his 68 years of film career and played multi types of characters. Lewis took a bow with his class and style in “Cinderfella” dance.

Lewis had his first cardiac attack while shooting film ‘Cinderfella’ in 1960. The Late slapstick comedian Jerry Lewis had always showed an ample understanding in all sapiens capacities.

Every man’s dream is to be able to sink into the arms of a woman without also falling into her hands.”- Jerry Lewis’

The mad-rocking-playful guitar act in “Rock-A-Bye-Baby” (1958) is one of the most applauded part from the movie, people love to remember him as:

Last year, on his 90th birthday and on release of his last movie ‘Max Rose’ Jerry expressed his fear of death and losing his family.

People say, “How would you like to be remembered?” I don’t want to be remembered. Gimme a break. What I want is to hear what’s great about me now. Let me hear it! In the box you don’t hear these eulogies.” – Jerry Lewis

Jerry Lewis, multi-talented 50s, 60s superstar has left us on August 20, 2017 in the age of 91. Lewis had been taking medical treatment for a urinary tract infection in a hospital in Las Vegas for June 2017.

P.S. Legends never die.

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Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis were a great comedy team who started out as a double act in America’s nightclubs. They first appeared together in Atlantic City’s 500 club in 1946, nightclub crooner Martin played the straight man and Lewis the mad man.

They made their first film, My Friend Ima, in 1949 and went on to record 16 more movies over the next seven years before their well publicised split in 1956. The most cited reason for their break up was Martin being bored with playing second fiddle to Lewis’ more credited role. Living It Up (1954) and You’re Never Too Young (1955) are rated by many cinema buffs as their best two movies.

Sadly, Dean Martin died in 1995 at the age of 78 but Jerry Lewis is still alive today at the ripe old age of 84. For old times sake I thought I’d bring the two back together again with a look at some of their great life quotes and sayings.

  • The Doc told me I had a dual personality. Then he lays an 82 dollar bill on me, so I give him 41 bucks and say, ‘Get the other 41 bucks from the other guy – Jerry Lewis
  • You’re not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on – Dean Martin
  • I get paid for what most kids get punished for – Jerry Lewis
  • I feel sorry for people who don’t drink. They wake up in the morning and that’s the best they’re going to feel all day – Dean Martin
  • Every man’s dream is to be able to sink into the arms of a woman without also falling into her hands – Jerry Lewis
  • I’ve got seven kids. The three words you hear most around my house are ‘hello,’ ‘goodbye,’ and ‘I’m pregnant’ – Dean Martin
  • Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today – Jerry Lewis
  • There’s a statue of Jimmy Stewart in the Hollywood Wax Museum, and the statue talks better than he does – Dean Martin

I think you’ll agree my bringing Dean and Jerry back together again has been worthwhile. They were a great team and their humour reached far beyond the film studios.

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10+ Famous Jerry Lewis Quotes, Sayings & Quotations

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That’s My Boy (1951) starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis

In That’s My Boy, Jerry Lewis plays the part of “Junior” Jackson, a non-athlete who lives in the shadow of his father’s college football days — and his father plans to relive his glory days through his son, Junior, whether Junior wants to or not.Dean Martin plays the part of  Bill Baker, a natural athlete who would likely be All-American.  If he could only afford to attend college

Junior’s father decides to solve his problem by paying for Bill’s college, with the condition that Bill rooms with Junior, and tutors him on the field.  A complication arises when both of them begin to fall in love with the same girl … beautiful co-ed Terry Howard (Marion Marshall), who agrees to help build up Junior’s confidence.

However, when Junior confides to Bill that he intends to marry Terry, a guilt-ridden Bill gets drunk and makes a scene at Terry’s dorm. As a result, he is expelled just before the big game. When Junior realizes that Bill and Terry love each other, he is determined to make things right.  He goes on to win the big game, leading to his father shouting from the bleachers, “That’s my boy!”

It’s a film that’s both funny and heart-touching, both for those of us with sons and those of us with fathers — I recommend it.

That’s My Boy is available on DVD on the Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis Collection Volume 1.

Funny movie quotes from That’s My Boy

Dr. Benjamin Green: The average normal child often resents his parents. Some children often wish they had different parents. Some children even hate their parents.
Jarring Jack Jackson: What about Junior? He hates me?
Dr. Benjamin Green: Hates you? The only advice I can give is never take your boy hunting.

Coach Wheeler: Must you wear glasses?
‘Junior’ Jackson (Jerry Lewis): No, sir. Only when I want to see.

Songs in That’s My Boy

  • Ridgeville Fight Song, Written by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans, Sung by Eddie Mayehoff
  • I’m in the Mood for Love, Music by Jimmy McHugh, Lyrics by Dorothy Fields, Sung by Dean Martin
  • Ballin’ the Jack, Music by Chris Smith, Lyrics by Jim Burris, Sung and danced by Dean Martin, Polly Bergen and ensemble

Trivia for That’s My Boy

  • Football great Frank Gifford doubled for Jerry Lewis in the kicking scenes.
  • The film’s premise spun off into a TV series of the same name in 1954 with Eddie Mayehoff recreating his role as father and Gil Stratton in the Junior role: That’s My Boy
  • In November 1951 Jimmy Durante sued Wallis-Hazen, Inc. for $350,000 in damages. He claimed that the expression “That’s my boy” had bee identified with him since 1943, when he was a regular on Garry Moore’s radio show.
  • In November 1965 Jerry Lewis was negotiating with producer Hal B. Wallis to remake the film with his son Gary Lewis as co-star, but the film was never made

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Jerry Lewis(March 16, 1926 – August 20, 2017), aka “The King of Comedy”, was an American comedian, actor, and philanthropist.

Here are his top ten quotes:

I.

I am probably the most selfish man you will ever meet in your life. No one gets the satisfaction or the joy that I get out of seeing kids realize there is hope.

II.

You might as well like yourself; just think about all the time you’re gonna have to spend with you.

III.

I’ve had great success being a total idiot.

IV.

Every man’s dream is to be able to sink into the arms of a woman without also falling into her hands.

V.

I get paid for what most kids get punished for.

VI.

I don’t want to be remembered. I want the nice words when I can hear them.

VII.

For those who understand, no explanation is needed… For those who don’t, none will do.

VIII.

I have some very personal feelings about politics, but I don’t get into it because I do comedy already.

IX.

It’ll keep you alive for another 10 years if you get yourself a laugh once a day: either provoke it, or look around in the wildest laboratory in the world, the public.

X.

I tell young comics, ‘Do you want this badly enough? It’s there. But you have to go get it. And if you think I’m going to give you the key to the lock of that door, there is no key, there is no lock, and there is no door.’

Thank you Jerry Lewis!

Interesting Facts:

  • He had an annual Labor Day telethon to raise money for muscular dystrophy that aired from 1966 to 2010.
  • He raised over $2 billion for muscular dystrophy.

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