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Dont Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

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Director  Jerry Paris
Initial DVD release  July 8, 2003
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Language  English
4.7/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy
Music director  David Whittaker
Country  United Kingdom
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Release date  12 July 1968
Writer  Max Wilk (screenplay), Max Wilk (novel)
Cast  Jerry Lewis (George Lester), Terry-Thomas (H. William Homer), Jacqueline Pearce (Pamela Lester), Bernard Cribbins (Fred Davies), Patricia Routledge (Lucille Beatty), Nicholas Parsons (Dudley Heath)
Similar movies  You Only Live Twice, Dr. No, For Your Eyes Only, The Living Daylights, The Man with the Golden Gun, The Spy Who Loved Me

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Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River is a British-made comedy film produced by Walter Shenson starring Jerry Lewis and was released on 12 July 1968 by Columbia Pictures. It was based on Max Wilk's novel of the same name with the original Connecticut locale moved to Swinging London and Portugal.

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Plot

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George Lester (Jerry Lewis) is an American living in Britain. His passion is get-rich-quick schemes, and they have caused financial and personal grief for him and his wife, Pamela, (Jacqueline Pearce) who is considering divorce if he continues with them.

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Willy Homer (Terry-Thomas) is a conman who plans to help George raise some quick cash by selling plans for a drill to a group of Arabs. The plans, which were stolen, are smuggled to Lisbon with help from his accomplice, Fred Davies (Bernard Cribbins). As they are about to trade the plans they realise that they are being double-crossed. A series of chases follow, and eventually the plans are revealed to be worthless to everyone.

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Distraught, George finds comfort in his wife and promises to never embark on any more 'get-rich-quick' schemes. That is, until Willy shows up at his door with another one!

Cast

  • Jerry Lewis as George Lester
  • Terry-Thomas as H. William Homer
  • Jacqueline Pearce as Pamela Lester
  • Bernard Cribbins as Fred Davies
  • Patricia Routledge as Lucille Beatty
  • Nicholas Parsons as Dudley Heath
  • Michael Bates as Dr. Spink
  • Colin Gordon as Mr. Hartford
  • John Bluthal as Dr. Pinto
  • Sandra Caron as Pinto's Nurse
  • Margaret Nolan as Spink's Nurse
  • Harold Goodwin as Six-Eyes Wiener
  • John Barrard as Zebra Man
  • Nike Arrighi as Portuguese Waitress
  • Al Mancini as Portuguese Chauffeur
  • Alexandra Dane as Masseuse
  • Molly Peters as Heath's Secretary
  • Production

    It was filmed between 15 May and 30 June 1967 and the director, Jerry Paris, has a cameo as the umpire at a baseball game.

    This is Lewis' final film before the MPAA's film-rating system went in effect.

    Home media

    The film was released on DVD on 8 July 2003.

    References

    Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River Wikipedia
    Dont Raise the Bridge, Lower the River IMDbDont Raise the Bridge, Lower the River themoviedb.org


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