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‘The Day the Clown Cried’: Behind the scenes of the infamous Jerry Lewis film

This is a guest post from Tabitha Vidaurri, a writer and comedinette from Brooklyn In 1971 Jerry Lewis infamously directed and starred in a film about the Holocaust titled The Day the Clown Cried.  For reasons that are still unclear, Lewis chose to depart from his trademark slapstick formula and play the role of Helmut […]