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  • The Court Jester (1955)
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    101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
The Court Jester (1955)
Approved
101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against an evil ruler who has overthrown the rightful King.
Directors
Melvin Frank (directed by) | Norman Panama (directed by)
Producers
Melvin Frank (produced by) | Norman Panama (produced by)
Composer
Vic Schoen (music scored by) (as Victor Schoen)
Cinematographer
Editor
Tom McAdoo (edited by)
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Release date
Jan 27, 1956 (United States)

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Cast

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90 cast members
Name Known for
Danny Kaye
Hubert Hawkins Hubert Hawkins   See fewer
Glynis Johns
Maid Jean Maid Jean   See fewer
Basil Rathbone
Sir Ravenhurst Sir Ravenhurst   See fewer
Angela Lansbury
Princess Gwendolyn Princess Gwendolyn   See fewer
Cecil Parker
King Roderick I King Roderick I   See fewer
Mildred Natwick
Griselda Griselda   See fewer
Robert Middleton
Sir Griswold Sir Griswold   See fewer
Michael Pate
Sir Locksley Sir Locksley   See fewer
Herbert Rudley
Captain of the Guard Captain of the Guard   See fewer
Noel Drayton
Fergus Fergus   See fewer
John Carradine
Giacomo Giacomo   See fewer
Edward Ashley
Black Fox Black Fox   See fewer
Alan Napier
Sir Brockhurst Sir Brockhurst   See fewer
Lewis Martin
Sir Finsdale Sir Finsdale   See fewer
Patrick Aherne
Sir Pertwee Sir Pertwee   See fewer
Richard Kean
Archbishop Archbishop   See fewer
Hermine's Midgets
Ensemble Ensemble   See fewer
The Jackson Michigan Zouave Drill Team
Marching Knights - Knighthood Ceremony (as The American Legion Zouaves Of Richard F. Smith Post No. 29 Jackson Michigan) Marching Knights - Knighthood Ceremony (as The American Legion Zouaves Of Richard F. Smith Post No. 29 Jackson Michigan)   See fewer
Eric Alden
King's Man (uncredited) King's Man (uncredited)   See fewer
Brandon Beach
Court Member (uncredited) Court Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Lee Belser
Court Lady (uncredited) Court Lady (uncredited)   See fewer
Chad Dee Block
Specialty Dancer (uncredited) Specialty Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Phil Bloom
Forester (uncredited) Forester (uncredited)   See fewer
Leo Britt
Sir Bertram (uncredited) Sir Bertram (uncredited)   See fewer
George Bruggeman
Knight (uncredited) Knight (uncredited)   See fewer
Bill Cartledge
Pageboy (uncredited) Pageboy (uncredited)   See fewer
Phyllis Coghlan
Hairdresser (uncredited) Hairdresser (uncredited)   See fewer
Tommy Cottonaro
One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited) One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited)   See fewer
Billy Curtis
One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited) One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited)   See fewer
Frank Delfino
One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited) One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited)   See fewer
Leslie Denison
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
Burnell Dietch
Specialty Dancer (uncredited) Specialty Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Floyd Hugh Dixon
One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited) One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited)   See fewer
Irving Douglas
One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited) One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited)   See fewer
Ken DuMain
Forester (uncredited) Forester (uncredited)   See fewer
Alan Eric
Forester (uncredited) Forester (uncredited)   See fewer
Franklyn Farnum
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
William Augustus Fuller
Forestry Officer (uncredited) Forestry Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Irving Fulton
One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited) One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited)   See fewer
Russell Gaige
Chamberlain (uncredited) Chamberlain (uncredited)   See fewer
Joe Garcio
Knight (uncredited) Knight (uncredited)   See fewer
Edward Peter Gibbons
One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited) One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited)   See fewer
Richard Gilden
Forester (uncredited) Forester (uncredited)   See fewer
Harry Guardino
Forester (uncredited) Forester (uncredited)   See fewer
Roy G. Gunther
Pageboy (uncredited) Pageboy (uncredited)   See fewer
Kenneth Harp
Forester (uncredited) Forester (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert Hart
Specialty Dancer (uncredited) Specialty Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Len Hendry
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
Robin Hughes
Black Fox's Man with Message (uncredited) Black Fox's Man with Message (uncredited)   See fewer
John Irving
Gate House Guard (uncredited) Gate House Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
Charles Irwin
Griswold Aide (uncredited) Griswold Aide (uncredited)   See fewer
James B. Jordan
One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited) One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited)   See fewer
Morgan Justin
Bit Part (uncredited) Bit Part (uncredited)   See fewer
Ray Kellogg
Court Official (uncredited) Court Official (uncredited)   See fewer
Ethan Laidlaw
King's Soldier (uncredited) King's Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
Mike Mahoney
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
Tipp McClure
Knight (uncredited) Knight (uncredited)   See fewer
Roger Lee McKee
Knight Recruit (uncredited) Knight Recruit (uncredited)   See fewer
Frank Meservey
Knight Recruit (uncredited) Knight Recruit (uncredited)   See fewer
Lee Miller
Frank (uncredited) Frank (uncredited)   See fewer
Harry Monty
One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited) One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited)   See fewer
Lloyd Nelson
Knight (uncredited) Knight (uncredited)   See fewer
Nels P. Nelson
One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited) One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul Newlan
Soldier / Guard (uncredited) Soldier / Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
John O'Malley
Courier / Announcer (uncredited) Courier / Announcer (uncredited)   See fewer
Tudor Owen
Friar (uncredited) Friar (uncredited)   See fewer
Norman Papson
Page Boy (uncredited) Page Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
Larry Pennell
Novice Knight (uncredited) Novice Knight (uncredited)   See fewer
Gerald R. Peters
Forester (uncredited) Forester (uncredited)   See fewer
Joe Ploski
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
William Pullen
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
A.J. Buster Resmondo
One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited) One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited)   See fewer
'Little Billy' Rhodes
One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited) One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited)   See fewer
Ronald R. Rice
Knight Recruit (uncredited) Knight Recruit (uncredited)   See fewer
John Roy
Forester (uncredited) Forester (uncredited)   See fewer
Thomas G. Royal Jr.
Forester (uncredited) Forester (uncredited)   See fewer
Wallace Russell
Forester (uncredited) Forester (uncredited)   See fewer
Joel Smith
Forestry Officer (uncredited) Forestry Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert E. Smith
Priest / Forester / Guard (uncredited) Priest / Forester / Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
Stephen Soldi
Forester (uncredited) Forester (uncredited)   See fewer
Ray Spiker
Knight (uncredited) Knight (uncredited)   See fewer
George Spotts
One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited) One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited)   See fewer
Gary Stalley
Infant (uncredited) Infant (uncredited)   See fewer
Larry Stalley
Infant (uncredited) Infant (uncredited)   See fewer
Ed Stoddard
Forester (uncredited) Forester (uncredited)   See fewer
Henry Lewis Stone
One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited) One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited)   See fewer
Trevor Ward
Bit Role (uncredited) Bit Role (uncredited)   See fewer
Leo Wheeler
Specialty Dancer (uncredited) Specialty Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Claud Wuhrman
Knight (uncredited) Knight (uncredited)   See fewer
Stephen Wyman
Forester (uncredited) Forester (uncredited)   See fewer
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