The Delicate Delinquent

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Run time: 101 mins

In Theaters: Thursday 6th June 1957

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures

Production compaines: York Pictures Corporation

Reviews 2.5 / 5

IMDB: 6.4 / 10

Cast & Crew



Starring: Jerry Lewis as Sidney L. Pythias, Darren McGavin as Mike Damon, Martha Hyer as Martha Henshaw, Robert Ivers as Monk, Horace McMahon as Capt. Riley, Richard Bakalyan as Artie, Joseph Corey as Harry, Mary Webster as Patricia, Milton Frome as Mr. Herman, Jefferson Dudley Searles as Mr. Crow (as Jefferson Searles)

The Delicate Delinquent Movie Review

Jerry Lewis's first sans-Dino flick (Martin didn't want to be seen on screen in a police uniform) isn't anything special, but its goofy premise -- a janitor is mistaken for a hoodlum, and he is "rehabilitated" by an oblivious policeman -- might win him a few converts. The gags aren't terribly good or bad, but a gibberish-filled fight with a Japanese wrestler (not exactly a sumo wrestler, but whatever) is somewhat memorable.


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The Delicate Delinquent Rating

" Weak "


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