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The Big Mouth (1967)

While fishing on a San Diego beach, Gerald Clamson catches ... a sea diver! Even more weird, the "fish" resembles him. The man, who is not (yet) dead, reveals his secret to the peaceful ... See full summary »

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Jerry Lewis

Writers:

Jerry Lewis (screenplay), Bill Richmond (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jerry Lewis ... Gerald Clamson / Syd Valentine
Harold J. Stone ... Thor
Susan Bay Nimoy ... Suzie Cartwright (as Susan Bay)
Buddy Lester ... Studs
Del Moore ... Mr. Hodges
Paul Lambert ... Moxie
Jeannine Riley ... Bambi Berman
Leonard Stone ... Fong
Charlie Callas ... Rex
Frank De Vol ... Bogart
Vern Rowe Vern Rowe ... Gunner
David Lipp David Lipp ... Lizard
Vincent Van Lynn Vincent Van Lynn ... Fancher
Mike Mahoney Mike Mahoney ... Detective #1
Walter Kray Walter Kray ... Detective #2
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Storyline

While fishing on a San Diego beach, Gerald Clamson catches ... a sea diver! Even more weird, the "fish" resembles him. The man, who is not (yet) dead, reveals his secret to the peaceful angler: he is in fact a mobster who has cheated his associates out of their diamonds. What does not help Gerald at all is that the other hoods are persuaded HE is the double-crosser they are supposed to have done away with. Will he get himself out of such a tight situation? He will of course, but not without a little help from Suzie, the girl he only has eyes for! Written by Guy Bellinger

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 July 1967 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ein Froschmann an der Angel See more »

Filming Locations:

San Diego, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (as color by Pathé)
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no laughs, just stomach turning and racist
19 July 2005 | by monsieurzySee all my reviews

I saw this film on first release and I remember being sickened by it...the early scene of jerry pulling his gangster double out of the beach (he's caught him in the back with fishing hooks), lots of blood...and this is supposed to be a family film?? ..later buddy lester is so shocked by seeing what he thinks is the dead gangster rejuvenated, that he ends up spitting out his own teeth, and spends the rest of the film going around with bloody gums, mumbling...kee-rist, what the hell was jerry lewis thinking??? ..the scenes with jerry as an Asian actor, spouting a lot of gibberish is just embarrassing. ..and is anyone else annoyed by the DVD releases of all these early lewis films?.. the narration is basically steve lawrence guffawing and praising jerry for every single frame, and asking him repeatedly for an explanation of the videotape camera system (which jerry gladly talks about over and over) ..anyway, I do like The Nutty Professor and The Ladies Man, but this one is a disaster


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