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  • (early 1970s) TV commercials: Selchow & Righter board games
  • (1995) Stage: Appeared (as "Satan") in "Damn Yankees" on Broadway. Revival.
  • Is the perennial host of the Muscular Dystrophy Telethon.Hit recording for Rock-a-Bye Your Baby With a Dixie Melody (December 1956)
  • Book: "The Total Filmmaker."
  • Inventor of the now-universally used "video-assist"; a video camera linked to the motion picture camera's lens. This technology allows a director to view takes immediately after calling "cut!" Lewis developed this system as an actor/director in order to review takes that he was unable to view while shooting, since he was an actor in the scene. Now virtually every film made today uses this device, and George Lucas has developed many improvements on it.
  • CD: "Jerry Lewis: Just Sings" (Raz)
  • (1991) TV commercial: Diet Pepsi
  • Radio series: "The Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis Show"
  • (5/25/55) Radio: Appeared on an episode of "Family Theater of the Air" called "Every Good Boy Does Fine".
  • Album: "Big Songs for Little People" (Decca DL-8936/78936)
  • Album: "More Jerry Lewis" (Decca DL-8595)
  • (1980s) Stage: Appeared in "Hellzapoppin' " on Broadway (revival). Also in cast: Lynn Redgrave.
  • (2004) Audio commentary with Steve Lawrence for DVD of The Bellboy (1960).
  • (5/27/57) Was the first guest of the new "Morey Amsterdam Show" airing five times a week at 11:30pm.
  • (7/19/57) guested on the daytime series "Club Sixty".
  • (2012) TV commercial: Appeared on an infomercial, hosted by Carol Burnett, for Time-Life's "The Best of the Carol Burnett Show" DVD collection.
  • (1980) TV commercial: 7-11 convenience stores.
  • (1997) Stage: Appeared in Richard Adler and Jerry Ross musical, "Damn Yankees," at the Adelphi Theatre in London, England, with April Nixon, Joy Franz, Ellen Grosso, Dennis Kelly, Jamie Ross, and John-Michael Flate in the cast. Jack O'Brien was director.
  • Single: "I'm a Little Busybody" / "Sunday Driving".

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