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Online rustybayonet

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Jerry Lewis dies at 91
« on: August 20, 2017, 02:50:38 PM »
Jerry Lewis dead at 91

Announcement on TV from one of his staff when ask, said that from 1956 to the last of it's Labor Day run in 2009, his MD marathon raised over 2 Billion dollars.

https://youtu.be/K3KAMg9LIzw?t=6

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/20/movies/jerry-lewis-dead-celebrated-comedian-and-filmmaker.html
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Re: Jerry Lewis dies at 91
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2017, 04:16:22 PM »
There wasn't a sight-gag he couldn't beat to death
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Re: Jerry Lewis dies at 91
« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2017, 05:29:40 PM »
  He did a lot of charitable work for that I admire him .  RIP   his movies you can have.
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Re: Jerry Lewis dies at 91
« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2017, 08:16:21 PM »
A fixture of my childhood labor days.

RIP.

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Re: Jerry Lewis dies at 91
« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2017, 11:04:16 AM »
How did Dean ever put up with him that long?   ::saywhat::

Anyway, he was a professional goofball long before Jim Carey came along...

But latter generations probably only associate him with MD telethon...

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