It's Only Money

It's Only Money

Jerry Lewis
Director: Frank Tashlin Cast: Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis
, Joan O'Brien
Joan O'Brien
, Zachary Scott
Zachary Scott
Frank Tashlin

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Overview

Jerry Lewis stars in this broad slapstick comedy as Lester March, a TV repairman who dreams of some day being a private detective like his friend and role model Mr. Flint (Jesse White). One night, Lester sees a report on television about Cecilia Albright (Mae Questel), the elderly owner of a successful electronics empire. Cecilia is looking for her missing nephew, who will be the heir to her estate, and Lester decides that this is a case he should try to crack. However, when Lester pays a visit to Cecilia's estate, more than one person remarks that he looks an awful lot like the missing person in question -- including Gregory DeWitt (Zachary Scott), Cecilia's money-hungry attorney who would just as soon the nephew not be found so he could have the fortune to himself. Gregory attempts to kill Lester, but he turns out to be much harder to get rid of than anyone expected. It's Only Money was directed by Frank Tashlin, who after directing a number of classic animated shorts for Warner Bros. moved on to live-action films and made several classic Jerry Lewis vehicles, including two features with onetime partner Dean Martin.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/27/2012
UPC: 0887090035903
Original Release: 1962
Rating: NR
Source: Olive Films
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 1:23:00
Sales rank: 22,381

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jerry Lewis Lester March
Joan O'Brien Wanda Paxton
Zachary Scott Gregory DeWitt
Jack Weston Leopold
Jesse White Mr. Flint
Mae Questel Cecilia Albright
Francesca Bellini Model on Beach
Pat Dahl Sexy Girl
Ted de Corsia Policeman
Milton Frome Actor
Garrett Lewis Lester as a boy
Del Moore Actor
Alberto Morin Actor
Barbara Pepper Fishing Woman
Michael Ross Policeman
Dick Whittinghill TV Speaker
Francine York Sexy Girl

Technical Credits
Frank Tashlin Director
Ralph Axness Asst. Director
Sam Comer Set Decoration/Design
Farciot Edouart Special Effects
John P. Fulton Special Effects
Edith Head Costumes/Costume Designer
Paul Jones Producer
W. Wallace Kelley Cinematographer
Tambi Larsen Art Director
John Fenton Murray Screenwriter
James W. Payne Set Decoration/Design
Hal Pereira Art Director
Walter Scharf Score Composer
Arthur P. Schmidt Editor
Bobby Van Choreography

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- It's Only Money
1. Opening [:12]
2. TV Delivery [7:20]
3. Shamus Partner [7:54]
4. Helping Wanda [13:22]
5. Try, Try Again [15:10]
6. Sleepover [9:14]
7. Solving the Caper [10:45]
8. Heir to the Empire [9:09]

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