Who's Minding the Store (Region A Blu-ray)

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Description

The incompetent boob. with hidden ulterior motives, Phoebe hires Norman to work in her department store and despite the impossible requests of Mr. Quimby (Ray Walston), the store manager; Norman manages to do an admirable job in his own slapstick manner. a film filled with great sight gags, includes a hilarious vacuum cleaner demonstration that naturally goes awry. This was the seventh (of eight) collaboration between Jerry Lewis and director Frank Tashlin (CINDERFELLA).

Product Details

Barcode
887090036207
Department
Movies & TV
Released
27 Mar 2012
Type
Movies
Format
Blu-ray
Genre
Drama
Sub-genre
Comedy
Region
Region A
Studio
Olive Films
Runtime
90 min
Age Restriction
NR
Supply Source
USA

Movie

Title
Who's Minding the Store?
Tagline
Look who's minding the store...
Release Year
1963
Running Time
90 min
Categories
Comedies / Classic / Romance / Slapstick / Slapstick Comedy / Theatrical Release
Language
English
Country
United States of America
Ratings
IMDb
6.7
Rotten Tomatoes®
40%
The Movie DB
72%
Overview
Jerry Lewis plays Norman Phiffer, a proud man in a humble life, who doesn't know that his girlfriend, Barbara, is heir to the Tuttle Department Store dynasty. Mrs. Tuttle, Barbara's mother, is determined to split the two lovers, and hires Norman in an attempt to humiliate him enough that Barbara leaves him. Will she ruin their love, or will he ruin her store?
Synopsis
In this classic Jerry Lewis comedy, Lewis plays Norman Phiffier, a rather awkward young man who doesn't have much money, but has inspired love in a beautiful young girl named Barbara (St. John). The two fall in love quickly, and Barbara hesitates to tell Norman that she is from a very rich family, not wanting to make him uncomfortable. When Barbara tells her mother (Moorehead) that she intends to marry Norman, her mother instantly conceives a plan to stop the marriage; she offers Norman a job in the family department store and gives him difficult and degrading tasks, hoping to humiliate him in front of Barbara. This setup gives Lewis room to perform some truly amazing physical comedy, as he unwittingly frustrates the mother's attempt to sabotage the couple's marriage plans. One of Lewis's best.
Release Notes
Blu-ray Disc Features:
  • Region [unknown]
  • Widescreen
Audio:
  • English
Poster
Poster for Who's Minding the Store?
Videos
Trailer
Who's Minding the Store - Trailer
Cast & Crew
Director
Frank Tashlin
Star
Fritz Feld / Milton Frome / Nancy Kulp / Jerry Lewis / John McGiver / Agnes Moorehead / Jill St. John / Mary Treen / Ray Walston
Co-Star
Francesca Bellini / Quinn O'Hara / John Abbott / Kathleen Freeman
Screenwriter
Frank Tashlin / Harry Tugend
Composer
Joseph J. Lilley
Producer
Paul Jones
Director of Photography
W. Wallace Kelley / Wallace Kelley
Editor
John Woodcock
Costume Designer
Edith Head
Movie Critics
USA Today
"...[With] clever gags....A loose blueprint to allow Lewis and director Frank Tashlin to indulge in slapstick set pieces..."
Mike Clark (8 Sep 2000, p.6E)
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