Cinema: The New Pictures, Sep. 1, 1958

Me and the Colonel (Columbia) clothes Danny Kaye, hailed as "the world's greatest clown" by his pressagents and some critics not on the payroll, in a seedy business suit and black Homburg, and tints his hair middle-aged grey. Not a prat in the whole picture falls, and not one double-talked song or double-sung talk issues from the Silly Putty that is Kaye's usual movie face. The result of this hold-down of his celebrated talents is the most appealing and one of the funniest films Danny Kaye has ever made.

"Me" is one S. L. Jacobowsky, gentle, modest, resourceful, wryly philosophical, and also...

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