The Court Jester

  • 1956
  • 1 HR 41 MIN
  • NR
  • Adventure, Comedy

A flawlessly executed, beautifully designed genre parody. Danny Kaye, in his best film, stars as a lowly valet who rises to become the leader of a peasant rebellion aimed at restoring the rightful heir to the throne of England. He disguises himself as a court jester to gain access to evil baron Rathbone, the real power behind the throne, and overthrow his...read more

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