Cinema: The New Pictures, Feb. 6, 1956

The Court Jester (Dena; Paramount) features Danny Kaye, bedecked with ASCAP and belles, in a pleasantly goofy travesty of the olden daze into which Hollywood falls so often and so profitably. Danny is cast as a song-and-dance man at the court of a wicked king (Cecil Parker), but in reality Danny is nobody's fool. He is the secret agent of the Black Fox, a nobleman who hides in the forest like some robbing hood. With him hides the true king, still an infant, for whom the Black Fox plans to seize the power.


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