Martin & Lewis

  • R.I.P., Jerry Lewis, The Total Film-Maker

    It’s a sad day in the Bottom Shelf.  One of my heroes is gone.  He was a nightclub comic, movie star, producer, writer, director, inventor, and humanitarian.  He could also be a son of a bitch at times, but the same could be said of all of us. Lightning struck (the...
  • You’re Never Too Young (1955)

    Motion pictures provided a poor showcase for the comedy team of Martin & Lewis.  As nightclub comedians, they thrived on the spontaneity of live performance, where they could jump in and out of character, ad-lib, interact with the audience, and try to crack each other up.  Movies were too...
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