The Court Jester

We asked Shakespeare and Francis Bacon, "Would they declare which one wrote this?" and they both said, "Get outta there!"
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Format:  DVD-R
item number:  6W95A
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  • Run Time: 1 hours, 41 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Released: October 8, 2019
  • Originally Released: 1955
  • Label: Paramount Home Entertainment

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Total Count: 28

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User Ratings: 9,180
Whether it's really watchable depends on what you feel about the charmless Kaye, whose vehicle this is from start to finish. Full Review
Time Out
Jun 24, 2006
Costumed swashbucklers undergo a happy spoofing in The Court Jester with Danny Kaye heading the fun-poking. Full Review
Variety
Jan 28, 2011
Danny Kaye and his reliable writerdirectors, Norman Panama and Melvin Frank, join forces in another high-spirited comedy, this one a burlesque of the screen's own sword-opera spectaculars. Full Review
Maclean's Magazine
Oct 28, 2019
Rating: 4/5 -- It's as much horseplay as swordplay and, altogether, a witty delight. Full Review
Radio Times
Mar 24, 2014
I was of course struck by the light touch with which the romance is handled. Full Review
Patheos
Mar 19, 2019
Rating: 4/5 -- Rightly regarded as one of the peaks of Kaye's career. Full Review
The Dissolve
Dec 16, 2013
In The Court Jester, Funnyman Kaye takes all the laughs he needs, but he takes them when they do not stop the show. Full Review
TIME Magazine
Jan 28, 2011

Description by OLDIES.com:

A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against an evil ruler who has overthrown the rightful king.
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  • UPC: 032429277589
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