The Family Jewels
The Family Jewels (1965)

Child actress Donna Butterworth (Donna Peyton) inherits a vast fortune and she must choose one of her six uncles to act as her guardian. Jerry Lewis is cast in the role of all six of the uncles and also makes an appearance as the faithful… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 8, 2007
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Richard Brody
New Yorker

Lewis makes the camera a prism to break out the divergent, and even conflicting, strands of his own character.

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Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine

With The Family Jewels, Lewis seems more willing than ever to acknowledge his own hostility towards being dismissed as a kids' entertainer.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Since I find one Jerry Lewis too much, seven of them was way too much for me to handle.

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Steve Crum

Jerry Lewis romp that gives him multiple characters for laughs.

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