18 Dec '11, 10pm

The always-colorful Jerry Lewis reveals his 'Method' - Kansas City Star: They bring so much energy to the field

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – The rubber-faced clown that cheered two generations with his kooky antics is back. But this time Jerry Lewis is the subject, not the object, of the comic insight. “Jerry Lewis: Method to the Madness,” a documentary by Gregg Barson, probes the life and career of the 85-year-old comedian, premiering Saturday on Encore. The standup comic, who spent years cavorting across the big screen and the tube with his adolescent screech, “Hey, Laaaaaady,” loose-limbed pratfalls and loony repartee with partner Dean Martin, wasn’t easy to snare, says Barson. “I met him at Phyllis Diller’s concert, her final show in Las Vegas,” says Barson. “And I introduced myself to him after the show. My wife said, ‘You’ve got to meet him. Your idol, Jerry, is here.’ And I ran up to him. And the next day he called me and said he was a great fan of Phyllis Diller’s. And from that ...

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