Also in the Jerry Lewis: Legendary Jerry Collection (release date 10/25/05).
After a famed comedian is killed in a plane crash, his cronies find "The" perfect "Patsy" to take his place. Stanley Belt (Lewis) is a klutzy hotel bellboy who is suddenly thrust into showbiz, and while one disaster happens right after another, somehow Stanley manages to pull it off. (Tricia Spears)
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD picture looks dated, with soft, slightly smeared images. Colors are vivid, if a bit oversaturated at times, while other times exhibiting satisfying saturation. The source element appears to have been cleaned up, exhibiting few bothersome artifacts. Unfortunately, edge halos can a problem with this title. (Suzanne Hodges)
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