Cinema: Poor Fish

It's Only Money is the perfect title for a Jerry Lewis picture. His movies never mean anything more than money, and they never make anything less than a lot of it—none of the 26 films he has made has cost more than $2,000,000, and all have grossed more than $5,000,000. Money, as it happens, is a good deal better than most of them, and can conscientiously be recommended as a satisfactory substitute for thumbsucking, rattle-banging, kitchy-koo or water play.

Hee-Hee-Hero Jerry, a TV repairman whose knob is on the fritz, stands to inherit a...

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