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Cinema Emanu-El: Jerry Lewis: The Man Behind the Clown

  • July 18, 2023 @ 7:00 pm
  • Temple Emanu-El Tobian Auditorium
  • In-Person

Jerry Lewis made ’em laugh with his visual gags, pantomime sketches and signature slapstick humor. Yet Lewis’ talent was more than about being a clown. He was a groundbreaking filmmaker and driving force in Hollywood. Yet his talent was sometimes lost on American critics. However, Europeans embraced Jerry Lewis, giving rise to questions that are still being asked today: Is that a buffoon or a creative genius behind the clown? Talk Back with Beri Kaplan Schwitzer. Not rated.