AN EVENING WITH JERRY LEWIS, PBS, previews & teasers
Lewis returned to television in 1957 after his first solo film, The Delicate Delinquent. He produced and starred in 15 one-hour specials that featured the trademark comedy of Jerry's vaudeville work before Dean.
Highlights include more never-before-seen clips from his movies including Ladies Man and The Nutty Professor as well as Jerry's other solo projects and home movies, followed by a special montage with Jerry providing narration for "bloopers and out-takes" from some of his most famous movies, several with Dean Martin.
The special also includes the now-famous appearance by Dean Martin on Jerry Lewis's annual Muscular Dystrophy telethon in 1976. Introduced by Frank Sinatra, the reunion was the first time both men had seen each other in twenty years.
During an audience Q&A, a trademark feature of his concerts that has impressed audiences worldwide for decades, Jerry demonstrates his improvisational genius. Surprise guests from the audience include stars Steve Lawrence and Tim Conway.
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