The Comic (Billy Bright)
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The Comic (Billy Bright)
Narrated from his own coffin, the story concerns the mercurial rise and fall of a silent-film clown and vaudeville star (Dick Van Dyke). A chance rediscovery gives him an attempt to put himself back in the spotlight.

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It's the kind of pic that you wanted to be better than it turned out, nevertheless even if it lets you down there's enough that's fascinating to keep you tuned in."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Custard mixes with arsenic in Reiner's bright meditation on slapstick"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"It's hard not to admire the film for its peculiar tone."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
More reviews for The Comic (Billy Bright) on Rotten Tomatoes