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|The Errand Boy|
1961 Theatrical Poster
|Directed by||Jerry Lewis|
|Produced by||Ernest D. Gluscksman|
|Written by||Jerry Lewis|
|Music by||Walter Scharf|
|Cinematography||W. Wallace Kelley|
|Edited by||Stanley E. Johnson|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|Box office||843,546 admissions (France)|
Paramutual Pictures decide that they need a spy to find out the inner workings of their studio. Morty S. Tashman (Jerry Lewis), (the 'S' stands for 'scared'), is a paperhanger who happens to be working right outside their window. They decide that he is the man for the job and hire him on the spot. He bumbles his way through a series of misadventures, reporting everything back to the corporate executives.
The Errand Boy was filmed from July 24 to September 1, 1961 and was released on November 28, 1961 by Paramount Pictures.
The film was released on DVD on October 12, 2004.