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The Court Jester

Danny Kaye has one of his best roles in this beloved comedy classic which rates as one of the funniest comedies of all time. To help restore the throne to its rightful heir, Kaye goes undercover, posing as a court jester; and in the process, of course, turns the palace upside-down. Basil Rathbone and young Glynis Johns and Angela Lansbury also star. And don't forget: "The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle." Or is that "the flagon with the dragon?"

Year: 1956
Genre: Comedy, Classic Comedy, Paul's Favourites, Best of the 1950s, Classic Cinema
Country: USA
Director: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama
Starring: Glynis Johns, Danny Kaye, Basil Rathbone, Angela Lansbury
Duration: 101 Minutes
Rating: G
7.9/10
Location in store: Classic Comedy

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