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Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River (1968)

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Release Date: Jun 19, 1968 Wide

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Humorist Max Wilk scripted this listless film version of his book of the same name. Jerry Lewis plays George Lester, an American entrepreneur living in London. After a money-raising scheme fails, his wife Pamela (Jacqueline Pearce) threatens him with divorce. Trying to demonstrate his willingness to get serious with Pamela, George, with crackbrained finesse, turns her country home into a discotheque. Pamela, shocked, demands that George restore her home the way it was. While defending himself,

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Classics, Comedy

Max Wilk

Jul 8, 2003

Sony Pictures Entertainment

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Dreary comedy, where the laughs are not forthcoming.

March 22, 2012 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A tame mix of jokes that haven't stood up over the years and misunderstandings that likely weren't all that funny to begin with.

January 26, 2004 Full Review Source: Apollo Guide
Apollo Guide

Pretty funny Lewis vehicle. More controlled than most.

August 21, 2003
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

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