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Jerry Lewis Shines in the Manipulative Max Rose

Jerry Lewis Shines in the Manipulative Max Rose by Wm. Steven Humphrey W hile everyone remembers Jerry Lewis’s hilarious youth with comedy partner Dean Martin, less is said about his flings with drama. His turn as a burned-out late-night talk show host in Martin Scorsese’s The King of Comedy was a revelation: Lewis’s every glance and movement revealed a lifetime of Hollywood bullshit and demonstrated the depth of his talent.
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