The Errand Boy
The Errand Boy (1961)

The second of Jerry Lewis' directorial endeavors, The Errand Boy, like its predecessor The Bellboy, is essentially a series of "spot gags," some hilarious, others only moderately amusing. The gossamer-thin plot finds Morty… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 28, 1961
DVD Release Date: October 12, 2004
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Grace Montgomery
Common Sense Media

Jerry Lewis screwball comedy is tedious, lacks kid appeal.

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Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine

The self-reflectivity of The Errand Boy is so pervasive it truly becomes the content of the film.

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Fernando F. Croce

The skeleton of Hollywood, half fakery and half magic

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

One of Lewis' more successful efforts.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The film is a series of sight gags, with not too many hitting the mark.

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Apesar do fraco roteiro, que se resume a uma série de quadros mal-amarrados, o filme contém seqüências inspiradas que se encontram entre as melhores da carreira de Lewis.

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