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The Court Jester (1955)

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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.
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Tom McAdoo (edited by)
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Budget
$ 4,000,000
Gross (USA)
$ 2,200,000
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Release date
Jan 27, 1956 (United States)

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81 cast members
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Danny Kaye
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Glynis Johns
Maid Jean Maid Jean   See fewer
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Basil Rathbone
Sir Ravenhurst Sir Ravenhurst   See fewer
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Angela Lansbury
Princess Gwendolyn Princess Gwendolyn   See fewer
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Cecil Parker
King Roderick I King Roderick I   See fewer
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Mildred Natwick
Griselda Griselda   See fewer
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Robert Middleton
Sir Griswold Sir Griswold   See fewer
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Michael Pate
Sir Locksley Sir Locksley   See fewer
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Herbert Rudley
Captain of the Guard Captain of the Guard   See fewer
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Noel Drayton
Fergus Fergus   See fewer
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John Carradine
Giacomo Giacomo   See fewer
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Edward Ashley
Black Fox Black Fox   See fewer
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Alan Napier
Sir Brockhurst Sir Brockhurst   See fewer
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Lewis Martin
Sir Finsdale Sir Finsdale   See fewer
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Patrick Aherne
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Richard Kean
Archbishop Archbishop   See fewer
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Hermine's Midgets
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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
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Eric Alden
King's Man (uncredited) King's Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Belser
Court Lady (uncredited) Court Lady (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chad Dee Block
Specialty Dancer (uncredited) Specialty Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leo Britt
Sir Bertram (uncredited) Sir Bertram (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Cartledge
Pageboy (uncredited) Pageboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Phyllis Coghlan
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Tommy Cottonaro
One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited) One of Hermine's Midgets (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Curtis
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Frank Delfino
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Leslie Denison
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Burnell Dietch
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Floyd Hugh Dixon
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Irving Douglas
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Alan Eric
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Franklyn Farnum
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William Augustus Fuller
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Irving Fulton
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Russell Gaige
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Edward Gibbons
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Richard Gilden
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Harry Guardino
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Roy G. Gunther
Pageboy (uncredited) Pageboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kenneth Harp
Forester (uncredited) Forester (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Hart
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Len Hendry
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robin Hughes
Black Fox's Man with Message (uncredited) Black Fox's Man with Message (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Irving
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Charles Irwin
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James B. Jordan
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Morgan Justin
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Ray Kellogg
Court Official (uncredited) Court Official (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ethan Laidlaw
King's Soldier (uncredited) King's Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Mahoney
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Roger Lee McKee
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Frank Meservey
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Lee Miller
Frank (uncredited) Frank (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Monty
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Lloyd Nelson
Knight (uncredited) Knight (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nels P. Nelson
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Paul Newlan
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Tudor Owen
Friar (uncredited) Friar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Norman Papson
Page Boy (uncredited) Page Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Larry Pennell
Novice Knight (uncredited) Novice Knight (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gerald R. Peters
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Joe Ploski
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William Pullen
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A.J. Buster Resmondo
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'Little Billy' Rhodes
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Ronald R. Rice
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Thomas G. Royal Jr.
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Wallace Russell
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Joel Smith
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Robert E. Smith
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George Spotts
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Gary Stalley
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Larry Stalley
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Henry Lewis Stone
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Trevor Ward
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Leo Wheeler
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7.9 / 10 | 10,188 votes