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The Story Of The Day The Clown Cried – New BBC Documentary

Last year America’s Library Of Congress acquired a negative of Jerry Lewis’ infamous Holocaust “comedy drama” The Day The Clown Cried, on condition the film would not be screened until 2025. Now the BBC has released a new documentary on the film on YouTube (it will be broadcast at a later date). This is the […]

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Bickle’s Got Talent? The King Of Comedy

      In this age of television wannabes and quick fix celebs, it is fitting to look back at The King Of Comedy, Martin Scorsese’s prescient examination of the modern age’s obsession with fame, and a film he himself acknowledges as a sequel of sorts to Taxi Driver, another classic misfit story. Both have […]

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Jerry Lewis in “Which Way To Affront?” aka The Day The Clown Cried

There are some films that go through development hell, and achieve the status of myth and legend. Jodoroswky’s Dune for example, never actually got made, but the tales of his crazy interpretation of the classic sci-fi novel are mind-boggling. Then there is The Day The Clown Cried, a seemingly monstrous piece of hubristic bad taste, […]

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