Director: Frank Tashlin Cast: Jerry Lewis, Ed Wynn, Judith Anderson
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Jerry Lewis became one of the biggest movie stars in the world thanks to his anarchic energy and manic silliness. In 2004, Paramount released many of Lewis' most famous films on DVD. One of those discs, Cinderfella, offers a widescreen transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of the film. English and French soundtracks have been rendered in Dolby Digital Mono. Supplemental materials include a commentary track recorded by Lewis and his good friend singer Steve Lawrence that often lapses into stretches of silence. Also included are bloopers. This is a fine release that should thrill fans of the rubber-faced funnyman.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/12/2004
UPC: 0097360600742
Original Release: 1960
Rating: NR
Source: Paramount
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:27:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Commentary by Jerry Lewis and Steve Lawrence; Archival materials; Widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs; Dolby Digital: English Mono and French Mono; English subtitles; Spanish subtitles

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jerry Lewis Fella
Ed Wynn Fairy Godmother
Judith Anderson Wicked Stepmother
Anna Maria Alberghetti Princess Charmein
Henry Silva Maximilian
Count Basie Himself
Robert Hutton Rupert
Del Moore TV announcer

Technical Credits
Jerry Lewis Director,Producer
Frank Tashlin Director,Screenwriter
Haskell Boggs Cinematographer
Henry Bumstead Art Director
Nick Castle Choreography
Ernest D. Glucksman Associate Producer
Edith Head Costumes/Costume Designer
Hal Pereira Art Director
Walter Scharf Score Composer
Arthur P. Schmidt Editor

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Fella! [7:19]
2. Persons and People [7:26]
3. The Lunatic [7:55]
4. Love Thy Neighbor [11:59]
5. Millions and Millions [8:25]
6. Your Fairy Godfather [7:33]
7. The Chosen One [4:51]
8. Moving In [6:40]
9. Coming Out [5:08]
10. First Dance [7:35]
11. That's My Cue [6:36]
12. A Perfect Fit [6:06]

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4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is the period when Jerry wanted to sing seriously in a movie. Not his best choice. Fella's 'coming out' song sung in the cellar is probably the part of the movie that requires the most patience to get through. However, the comedy still holds up. The long dinner table scene where Fella is trying to eat and serve stepmother and stepbrothers is hilarious.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I have always loved Jerry Lewis movies. Cinderfella is right there with the Nutty Professor. I have a copy of this movie on VHS and have been waiting for it in DVD. The best scene in the movie is when he is in the kitchen and a song he likes comes on the radio. You have got to see that scene. It is classic Jerry Lewis. If you are a Jerry Lewis fan, this is a must have for your DVD collection.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago