Cast & Credits

Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis CastJerry Lewis has had an influence on basically every facet of show business since he began performing when he was five years of age. This is why Barson felt that the interview subjects he selected for the film had to be directly influenced by Jerry and also have careers that are diverse and multi-faceted.

Directed and Produced by Gregg Barson

Executive Producer- Jerry Lewis

Executive Producers- Julie Ashton Gregg Barson

Editor- Jim Ruxin, A.C.E.

Director of Photography – Peter Good

Online Editor – Alex Trocker

Re-Recording Mixer – Warren Kleiman

Graphics Design and Visual Effects- Jacques Dupuy

Music Supervisor – Kenny Meriedeth



Alec Baldwin

Richard Belzer

Carol Burnett

Chevy Chase

Billy Crystal

Woody Harrelson

John Landis

Richard Lewis

Eddie Murphy

Carl Reiner

Jerry Seinfeld

Steven Spielberg

Quentin Tarantino



Michael Andrew

Yanou Collart

Jac Flanders

Arthur Forrest

Chris Lewis

Anthony Lewis

Scott Lewis

Nigel Lythgoe

Deana Martin

Lee Musiker

1. Additional Editing By: Brian Ufberg
2. Clearance Consultant – Diana E. Williams
3. Post-Production Coordinator- Nigel Campbell
4. Special Graphics Consultant- Lawrence Duenas

Crew: Biloxi, Mississippi:
Camera – Peter Good
Camera- Don Lagarde
Sound- Scott Larmann

Crew: Cannes, France:
Camera- Peter Good
Sound- Julien Hayot

Crew: Las Vegas, Nevada:
Camera- Peter Good
Sound- Brad Mormon
Sound- Denny Harris
Sound- Jeremy Settles

Crew: Los Angeles, California:
Camera- Peter Good
Camera- Randy Krehbiel
Camera- Steve Suggs
Sound- Don Jones
Sound- Albert Alonso
Make Up- Patty Bunch
Make Up- Molly Greenwald
Make Up- Vera Steimberg
Hair- Stacey Morris
Hair and Make Up- Iris Moreau

Crew: New York, New York:
Camera – Jeff Schwartz
Sound – James Pilott
Sound – Gary McCafferty
Hair and Make Up- Rebecca Restrepo

Crew: San Diego, California
Camera- Peter Good
Sound- Don Jones

Crew: Tucson, Arizona:
Camera- Peter Good
Camera- Alexander Mitchell
Camera- Doug Myers
Camera- Marco Pennacchini
Sound- Michael Cottrell
Sound Mixer – Rob Smith
Still Photographer – Erik Hinote
Production Assistant – Carl Matter

Accountant- Joseph Lipnicki, CPA
Best Boy – Judah Barson

Post Production Facilities:
Phase Three Productions
Mansfield Avenue Productions
Jacques Dupuy Design
Warrenwood Sound Studios
Roller Coaster Entertainment
3MP Music

Very Special Thanks:
Jeff Abraham
Jeanne & Bill Ashton
Renee & Albert Barson
Roger Bastoni
Lenny Beckerman
Ken Blaustein
Canal Plus
Bill Chaikowsky
Leanne Coronell
Tina Cucinotti
Terrence Curren
Bruce Davis
Paul DeCham
Barry Dougherty
Eddie Foy III
Michael Gyure
David Jackson
Larry Leon
Chris Lewis
Jeff Low
Mad Dog Video
Laurence Mark
Larry McCallister
Mark Moore
NLE Systems
Beth Olson
Richard Rose
Giuseppe Tarillo
Leslie Unger
Doreen Wilcox
Debbie Williams
The Estate of Dean Martin
Frank Sinatra Enterprises

Locations and Thanks to:
Cannes Film Festival
Diamond Entertainment Center / Desert Diamond Casino – Tucson, Arizona
Fess Parker’s DoubleTree Resort
Friars Club New York
La Merenda Restaurant – Nice, France
The Majestic Barriere courtesy of Groupe Lucien Barriere – Cannes, France
South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa – Las Vegas, Nevada
Tetou Restaurant- Le Golfe Juan, France

Film and Video Footage:

The Jerry Lewis Archive
Film Clips Courtesy of Jerry Lewis

Film Clips Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

Footage from ‘FAMILY GUY’ Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Television. All rights reserved.


JERRY LEWIS LECTURE Courtesy of Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media

THE KING OF COMEDY Licensed by Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and Regency Enterprises.

Footage Courtesy of Petrified Films/Getty Images

The Friars Club

Still Images Courtesy of:
The Jerry Lewis Archive
The Everett Collection, Inc.
Photofest, Inc.
Ralph Crane/ Getty Images
Bob V. Noble/ Getty Images
Kevin Winter/ Getty Images
© Wally McNamee/CORBIS
© Robert Maxwell / Art + Commerce
© Sebastien Mick/Paris Match/Scoop
Jerry Lewis on Broadway – Courtesy of Parade Magazine
DC Comics images courtesy of DC Comics.  Used with Permission.

BE MY LOVE – By Sammy Cahn and Nicholas Brodszky
EMI April Music Inc. (ASCAP)

THE BELL BOY THEME – Written & Composed by Jerry Lewis and Walter Scharf
Published by Sony/ATV Harmony LLC

BROTHER, CAN YOU SPARE A DIME? – By E.Y. “Yip” Harburg  and Jay Gorney

Published by Glocca Morra Music (ASCAP), Gorney Music (ASCAP) and WB Music Corp. (ASCAP), Administered by Next Decade Entertainment, Inc.

CUTE (instrumental) – Written by Neal Hefti. Published by WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)

EV’RY STREET’S A BOULEVARD (IN OLD NEW YORK) – Words by Bob Hilliard,  Music by Jules Styne
©Copyright 1953 (Copyright Renewed)
Bob Hilliard interest in the United States and British Reversionary
Territories controlled by Better Half Music Co. (ASCAP) and
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)
All Rights Reserved  International Copyright Secured

MAMA YO QUIERO – By Jose Calazans, Al Stillman, Vincente Paiva and Garcia Torre
EMI Robbins Catalog Inc. (ASCAP)

OH MARIE – Written by Harold Barlow (ASCAP), Edoardo Di Capua, and Ferdinando Russo
Published by Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (ASCAP) and Publisher(s) Unknown

SMILE – Music by Charles Chaplin  Words by John Turner and Geoffrey Parsons
©Copyright 1954 by Bourne Co. (ASCAP)
Copyright Renewed
All Rights Reserved  International Copyright Secured

SONNY BOY – Written by Al Jolson, Lew Brown, Buddy DeSylva and Ray Henderson
© Copyright 1928, Renewed 1956.  Stephen Ballentine Music Publishing Co. (ASCAP), Ray Henderson Music (ASCAP), WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) and Bienstock Publishing Company on behalf of Redwood Music Ltd. c/o Carlin America, Inc.  All rights reserved. Used by permission.

THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC – Written & Composed by Johnny Mercer and Harold Arlen
Published by Sony/ATV Harmony LLC

TYPEWRITER – By Leroy Anderson
EMI Mills Music, Inc. (ASCAP)

WHAT WOULD CHA DO WITHOUT ME – Written & Composed by Jack Brooks and Harry Warren
Published by Four Jays Music Publishing and Sony/ATV Harmony LLC ©1952
Additional music by Megatrax

Emmy® courtesy of The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

OSCAR™ statuette is the registered trademark and copyrighted property of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

All material furnished by Jerry Lewis, including without limitation stage performances, photographs, and film and television clips, are protected by all applicable laws throughout the world, including Copyright Laws of the United States and all countries throughout the world. All rights in such matters are reserved by Jerry Lewis.

This motion picture is protected under the laws of the United States, Canada and other countries. Any unauthorized exhibition, distribution or reproduction of this motion picture or any part there of including the soundtrack may result in severe civil and criminal penalties.

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