When a star comedian dies, his comedy team decides to train a 'nobody' to play the Star in a big TV show (a Patsy). But the man chosen, bellboy Stanley Belt (Lewis), can't do anything right. The TV show is getting closer, and Stanley is getting worse.

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  1. Jerry Lewis

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Bill Richmond


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  1. Jerry Lewis

    Jerry Lewis

    Stanley Belt

  2. Ina Balin

    Ina Balin

    Ellen Betz

  3. Everett Sloane

    Everett Sloane

    Caryl Fergusson

  4. Phil Harris

    Phil Harris

    Chic Wymore

  5. Keenan Wynn

    Keenan Wynn

    Harry Silver

  6. Peter Lorre

    Peter Lorre

    Morgan Heywood

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 41m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • December 8, 1964



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