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The Delicate Delinquent

The Delicate Delinquent(1957)

Also Known As: Damon and Pythias | The Delinquent |

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Brief Synopsis

Sidney Pythias (Jerry Lewis) is the a bumbling janitor picked up by cop Darren McGavin as a teenage gang member worth saving from delinquency. With McGavin's help, Sidney works his way through the Police Academy to become a cop too.

Cast & Crew

Don McGuire Director
Jerry Lewis Director
Jerry Lewis Sidney L. Pythias
Darren McGavin Mike Damon
Martha Hyer Martha Henshaw
Mary Webster Patricia
Milton Frome Mr. Herman
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 3 Jul 1957
Release Date:  1957 Production Date:  [VistaVision Motion Picture High-Fidelity]
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AFI=AMC print
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Paramount Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  York Pictures Corp.
Duration(mins):  100-101 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • The Delicate Delinquent (1957)

    James Higgins 2009-11-25

    I never thought I would ever give a Jerry Lewis movie a rating this high. I guess I am feeling a bit French today. It is by all means not great, but it is... MORE>