Jerry Lewis Triple Feature (1966-1969)
Reviewed by Jason S. Lockard
On August 20th 2017 the world lost the great comedic legend, Jerry Lewis. But he left behind an amazing collection of films that will live on. The films featured a wide range of emotion! From the funny to sad from zany to heartwarming! The characters he created are simply unforgettable!
Now the great folks at Mill Creek Entertainment have released a triple feature DVD of some of Jerry Lewis lesser known, harder to find films. Lets take an in depth look at this DVD release.
Our Rating System:
****=Don’t Miss it!
***=Worth a look.
**=An Ok way to spend an evening.
*=You haven’t missed anything.
Don't raise the bridge, lower the river (1968) – George Lester (Lewis), is an American living in London, whose schemes constantly get him into trouble. After numerous failed get rich quick schemes, he promises his wife he'll finally settle down, but wait – he has just one more idea! ***
Hook, line and sinker (1969) – Peter Ingersoll (Lewis) is living a humdrum existence as a family man and insurance salesman, When he finds out he has a terminal illness, he decides to live life to the fullest, building up insurmountable debt. When the debt becomes too much, his doctor tells him he is actually not sick. but what he has a plan! ***
Three on a couch (1966) – Christopher Pride (Lewis) has been offered an important commission in Paris but can't convince his girlfriend, Dr. Elizabeth Acord (Janet Leigh), to take some time off from her psychiatric practice. Christopher, anxious to leave for France, decides to impersonate the ideal man for each of Elizabeth's patients, in hopes of lessening their dependency on her. **
The films in this collection are in wide screen and the audio and video quality of these films are beautiful! I can not express how awesome it is to have three Jerry Lewis films on one DVD! You can binge watch and laugh and Jerry Lewis' hilarious antics for five hours!
If your a fan of comedy! Jerry Lewis or if you want to know what classic film lovers are talking about! Pick up this Jerry Lewis Triple feature for less than fifteen buck! It is a steal! Head over to www.MillCreekEnt.com and pick up a copy today!
Moral Rating: Some adult situations
Audience: teens and adults; small children may not be able to follow the stories
Length: 5 hours
DVD Released: 2018
DVD Rating: A