Posts Tagged ‘The Jerry Langford Show’

King for a Night

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

RemingtonRobert DeNiro, a mafia movie icon thanks to roles in CasinoGoodfellas, and The Godfather, Part II, played against type in the early 1980s dark comedy film King of Comedy.  He turns 180 degrees in his portrayal of Rupert Pupkin, a nebbishy, aspiring, and ineffective comedian from New Jersey.  Pupkin idolizes late night talk show host Jerry Langford, played by Jerry Lewis.  Indeed, Pupkin yearns for a shot at stardom on The Jerry Langford Show.

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