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Polly Bergen, Us Actress Known For 'Cape Fear', Has Died Aged 84

By Elinor Cosgrave | 21st September 2014

Polly Bergen, the US actress best known for her roles in such classic films as Cape Fear and for her television appearances on The Sopranos and Desperate Housewives, has died at the age of 84.Polly...

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Quentin Tarantino At Cannes: "Digital Projection Is The Death Of Cinema"

By Elinor Cosgrave | 25th May 2014

Quentin Tarantino has spoken out again about the changes and development in cinema since his youth. Digital Vs. traditional technology continues to be a hot topic amongst film makers with numerous high profile names arguing...

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Jerry Lewis Is Still Not A Fan Of Female Comedians

By Victoria Pavlova | 13th April 2014

Jerry Lewis say wha-??? The beloved comedian has earned his right to an opinion in the standup world, but his latest statement had more than a few eyebrows raised. On Saturday, Lewis left his hand...

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15th January 2014

Actor Jerry Lewis is set to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the ICG Publicists Awards Luncheon in February (14). The Nutty Professor star will be feted for his work in movies and Tv, as...

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Movie Reviews: Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2

27th September 2013

For a film contrived principally for the kiddies, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 is surprisingly receiving some mighty enthusiastic reviews from ordinarily jaded adult movie critics, although the review by Miriam Bale in...

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Rare Film Footage Of Jerry Lewis' The Day The Clown Cried Surfaces Online

12th August 2013

Previously unseen footage of Jerry Lewis' infamous movie The Day The Clown Cried has surfaced online, 31 years after the legendary comedian pulled the film from release.The funnyman wrote, starred in and directed the 1972...

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Jerry Lewis' Controversial Clown Film Footage Released After 41 Years

By Lauren James | 12th August 2013

Acclaimed entertainer and director Jerry Lewis has seen footage of a film he helped make 41 years ago surface online after he swore it would never see the light of day. The movie, entitled The...

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"Lost" Jerry Lewis Film Debuts On Youtube

12th August 2013

Ordinarily it's a cause for celebration when a long lost film is found, but it won't be for Jerry Lewis, who has done his best over the years to keep his The Day the Clown...

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Muscular Dystrophy "Telethon" To Become Two-hour Special

18th June 2013

The Muscular Dystrophy Assn., whose annual telethon had been associated with Jerry Lewis for 45 years (Jerry's Kids) before the MDA unceremoniously dropped him as host and national chairman in 2011, is planning another big...

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87-Year-old Jerry Lewis In France For Screening Of New Movie

23rd May 2013

Jerry Lewis returned to the country where he is regarded as a veritable cinematic deity. At the Cannes Film Festival, where his film Max Rose is being screened out of the main competition, the 87-year-old...

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Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis And Martin Scorsese Reunite For King Of Comedy Screening At Tribeca Film Festival

By Joe Wilde | 29th April 2013

The King of Comedy is thirty years old and to celebrate the momentous anniversary, the star of the mad-cap kidnap comedy Robert De Niro decided to air a special screening of the movie at the...

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Jack Black Lands Friars Club Roast

28th November 2012

Jack Black will follow in the footsteps of Quentin Tarantino, Barbra Streisand, Jerry Lewis and Billy Crystal when he is inducted into New York's legendary Friars Club.A host of comics and former colleagues will poke...

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Jerry Lewis Heading Back To Work

15th June 2012

Comedy icon Jerry Lewis is bouncing back after his recent hospitalisation by kicking off rehearsals for a new play.The 86-year-old actor/director collapsed on Tuesday (12Jun12) just hours before he was due to hand Tom Cruise...

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Jerry Lewis Collapses Before Tom Cruise Award Presentation

14th June 2012

Jerry Lewis was rushed to hospital on Tuesday night (June 12, 2012) just moments before he was due to present Tom Cruise with an award at a prestigious Friars Club event. 86 year old Lewis...

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Jerry Lewis Released From Hospital

14th June 2012

Comedian Jerry Lewis has been released from hospital after collapsing at a Friars Club gala in New York on Tuesday night (12Jun12).The TV and movie veteran was scheduled to present Tom Cruise with the organisation's...

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Tom Cruise Receives Entertainment Icon Award

13th June 2012

Tom Cruise received the Friars Club Entertainment Icon Award in New York last night (12.06.12). The 'Rock of Ages' star became only the fourth person ever to be presented with the award - following in...

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Tom Cruise Honoured By Friars Club

13th June 2012

Jerry Lewis missed out on handing Tom Cruise the Friars Club's highest honour on Tuesday night (12Jun12) after he collapsed just hours before he was due onstage in New York.The Top Gun actor became the...

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Tom Cruise To Receive Entertainment Icon Award

4th April 2012

Tom Cruise is set to receive the Friars Club's Entertainment Icon Award. The 'Rock of Ages' actor will become only the fourth person ever to be presented with the award - along Hollywood legends Douglas...

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Nutty Professor To Lecture Broadway In November

19th March 2012

Jerry Lewis' cult comedy The Nutty Professor will hit the Broadway stage as a musical in November (12), according to the funnyman himself.Lewis let the news slip to the The Wall Street Journal while celebrating...

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5th March 2012

Veteran comedian Jerry Lewis will celebrate his upcoming 86th birthday with a party at the infamous New York Friars Club. The funnyman, who is a longtime member of the organisation, will mark his big day...

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Jerry Lewis Not Part Of Annual Telethon

5th September 2011

Funnyman Jerry Lewis was a no-show at the 46th annual Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon on Sunday (04Sep11), despite reports suggesting he had been reinstated as host following a dispute with organisers.British TV mogul Nigel Lythgoe...

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Jerry Lewis Back As Labor Day Telethon Host

21st August 2011

Comedian Jerry Lewis has been reinstated as the host of America's Labor Day Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon after reconciling with charity bosses.Lewis has hosted the event annually since 1966, but the 85 year old was...

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Jerry Lewis Ousted As Telethon Host

5th August 2011

In a statement shocking for its perfunctory character, the Muscular Dystrophy Association announced on Thursday that Jerry Lewis would not appear on this year's telethon and that he would no longer act as the group's...

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Jerry Lewis Will Not Host Final Labor Day Telethon

4th August 2011

Comedian Jerry Lewis will miss out on hosting the Labor Day weekend Muscular Dystrophy Association (Mda) telethon, despite insisting this year's (11) event would be his final turn as host.The Nutty Professor star announced plans...

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Jerry Lewis Scraps More Shows

27th June 2011

Veteran comedian Jerry Lewis has cancelled the Sydney leg of his Australian charity tour as he recovers following his hospitalisation for exhaustion.The comedian/actor planned the shows to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Foundation, of...

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Jerry Lewis Feeling 'Fine' After Hospitalisation

25th June 2011

Veteran entertainer Jerry Lewis is feeling "fine" after he was hospitalised for exhaustion in Australia on Friday (24Jun11).The comedian/actor pulled out of a sold-out fundraiser for The Muscular Dystrophy Foundation Australia in Sydney at the...

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Jerry Lewis Rushed To Hospital In Sydney

25th June 2011

Jerry Lewis, the legendary Hollywood actor and comedian, was taken ill last night in Sydney, and was unable to take the stage. E! Online reported that 85 year-old Jerry Lewis, who shot to fame as...

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Jerry Lewis Cancels Australia Show Due To Poor Health

24th June 2011

Comedian/actor Jerry Lewis has cancelled a planned performance in Australia due to poor health.The star was set to take the stage for a sold-out show with The Muscular Dystrophy Foundation Australia in Sydney on Friday...

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Jerry Lewis Rushed To Hospital Before Sydney Gig

24th June 2011

Jerry Lewis, the legendary American comedian, was rushed to hospital in Sydney today (24th June 2011), just minutes before he was due on stage. The 85-year-old entertainer had to cancel his show at the Rooty...

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Jerry Lewis To Step Down As Telethon Host

17th May 2011

Comedian Jerry Lewis is to step down as the host of America's annual Labor Day weekend Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon after 45 years.The Nutty Professor star will make his final appearance as the TV marathon's...

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