Entertainment highlights during the week of July 20-26:
1946: Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis began their partnership as a nightclub
song and comedy act with a performance in Atlantic City, N.J. They split up in
I had almost forgotten about this. I can't believe I let it slip my mind. I will definitely have to watch a couple of their great comedy classics this week in celebration. The Martin-Lewis comedies were actually my first introduction to Dean Martin as an actor. They will always hold a special place in my heart. These guys were magical together. They had such great chemistry. Dino and Jerry ruled the box office for pretty much an entire decade. They were all over the place, whether it was on the big or small screens, on the radio, or at the nightclubs.
The Dean Martin Fan Center has a really great article on the history of the Martin and Lewis partnership. The guys are definitely true comedy legends. Are any of you fans of their movies together? If so, which are your favorites? Let me know what you think.