Jerry Lewis: The Man Behind the Clown

June 10, 2017 @ 10:00 am
Yavapai College Performing Arts Center
1100 E Sheldon St
Prescott, AZ 86301
$12.00 ($6 for all students with ID and Yavapai College Staff with ID. These tickets must be purchased at the event)


Jerry Lewis could always make people laugh but Lewis
was more than just a clown. He was a groundbreaking
filmmaker who wrote, produced and directed many of
his best films. Lewis surpassed expectations as a comic
performer and emerged as a driving force in Hollywood.
However, American critics and the cultural elite tended
to reject his abrasive art seeing Lewis as little more than
a clown, but others like the French recognized him as a
true auteur. What is this inexplicable aversion Americans
have towards him? Who is the man behind the clown?

Screens with the classic cartoon To Duck or Not To Duck.


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