Sunday, October 10, 2010

Jerry Knows Best

I told you! Now that Manohla Dargis is back where she belongs, the New York Times will be talking about Jerry Lewis again. In an article today, Ms. Dargis points out that Jerry Lewis championed BONNIE AND CLYDE (in an angry letter to TIME magazine, which had panned it) even before Pauline Kael proclaimed its greatness and everybody jumped on the bandwagon. Jerry! He knows what's what. Also: Arthur Penn directed Jerry on live TV! So says Manohla Dargis, my leader. In keeping with our theme, here is Jerry as a gangster in THE FAMILY JEWELS.