If you don’t appreciate the genius of Frank Tashlin or the genius of Jerry Lewis, the following statement might seem strange — Rock-A-Bye Baby is one of the surrealist-slapstick-satirical masterpieces of 50s American cinema . . . a very bizarre but very great work of art.

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  1. The French love Lewis and they love American westerns, or at least they used to. Two good reasons to love the French. Catherine Deneuve, even at 70, is a third. All of this means that I am old but what the hell.

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