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The Court Jester (1955)

U 1956-01-27 (US) MusicAdventureComedy 1h 41m
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We asked Shakespeare and Francis Bacon would they declare which one wrote this and they both said, “Get outta here!”


A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against a usurper who has overthrown the rightful king of England.

  1. Norman Panama

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Melvin Frank

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Danny Kaye

    Danny Kaye

    Hubert Hawkins

  2. Glynis Johns

    Glynis Johns

    Maid Jean

  3. Basil Rathbone

    Basil Rathbone

    Sir Ravenhurst

  4. Angela Lansbury

    Angela Lansbury

    Princess Gwendolyn

  5. Cecil Parker

    Cecil Parker

    King Roderick I

  6. Mildred Natwick

    Mildred Natwick


  7. Robert Middleton

    Robert Middleton

    Sir Griswold

  8. Michael Pate

    Michael Pate

    Sir Locksley

  9. Herbert Rudley

    Herbert Rudley

    Captain of the Guard

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The Court Jester
The Court Jester

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $4,000,000.00

Revenue -


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