Jerry Lewis: King of Comedy - Luiz Carlos Peres Cascaldi

Jerry Lewis: King of Comedy - Luiz Carlos Peres Cascaldi

Jerry Lewis: King of Comedy - Luiz Carlos Peres Cascaldi

A Hilarious and Heartwarming Celebration of the Legendary Comedian

Jerry Lewis was one of the most iconic comedians of all time. With his rubbery face, slapstick humor, and infectious personality, he brought joy to millions of people around the world. In this comprehensive and entertaining biography, Luiz Carlos Peres Cascaldi tells the story of Lewis's life and career, from his humble beginnings in Newark, New Jersey, to his rise to stardom in Hollywood.

A Life in Comedy

Jerry Lewis was born Joseph Levitch on March 16, 1926. His parents were Russian Jewish immigrants who struggled to make ends meet. Lewis began performing at an early age, and by the time he was a teenager, he was already a seasoned vaudevillian. In 1946, he met Dean Martin, and the two formed a comedy team that would go on to become one of the most successful in history.

The Martin and Lewis Years

Martin and Lewis were a perfect match. Martin was the smooth-talking straight man, while Lewis was the wild and wacky comedian. Their chemistry was undeniable, and they quickly became one of the most popular acts in show business. They starred in a series of hit movies, including "My Friend Irma" (1949), "That's My Boy" (1951), and "The Caddy" (1953).

Lewis's Solo Career

After Martin and Lewis broke up in 1956, Lewis embarked on a successful solo career. He starred in a number of hit comedies, including "The Bellboy" (1960), "The Nutty Professor" (1963), and "The Patsy" (1964). He also directed several films, including "The Ladies Man" (1961) and "The Errand Boy" (1961).

Lewis's Later Years

In the 1970s and 1980s, Lewis's career began to decline. He made fewer movies, and his popularity waned. However, he continued to perform live, and he remained a beloved figure in the world of comedy.

A Legacy of Laughter

Jerry Lewis died on August 20, 2017, at the age of 91. He left behind a legacy of laughter that will continue to entertain audiences for generations to come.

Why You Should Read This Book

If you are a fan of Jerry Lewis, or if you are simply interested in the history of comedy, then this book is a must-read. Luiz Carlos Peres Cascaldi has written a comprehensive and entertaining biography that captures the essence of this legendary comedian. You will laugh, you will cry, and you will come away with a new appreciation for the genius of Jerry Lewis.

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