The Patsy
The Patsy (1964)

Intended as a sequel to Jerry Lewis' 1960 success, Bellboy, The Patsy was originally titled Son of the Bellboy. Lewis is, again, hotel bellboy Stanley Belt. After the death of a big musical celebrity, Stanley finds himself approached by… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: October 12, 2004
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Fernando F. Croce

Who is Jerry Lewis, and why is he funny when he's serious and serious when he's funny?

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Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine

The Patsy reflects a genuine affection for the artisans and jacks-of-all-trades that make careers like Lewis's possible.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Jerry follows along the comedy lines of Chaplin, but with far less good results.

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Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

Frantic and over-produced, with the ungoverned star at his spastic worst.

Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Jerry Lewis romp has its rib tickles.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Fascinatingly made Lewis film. Too bad it's not very funny.

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