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Jtube: Never Too Young

Jtube: Never Too Young

Classic Cinema: In the midst of this humorous chase scene, why does a hammy Jewish comedian spit a ham sandwich out of his mouth? And why was this scene even inserted in the first place?

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Published: April 21, 2007


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Visitor Comments: 44

(44) Anonymous, November 24, 2008 3:58 PM

ACTORS UNFOTUNATELY LIVE A SUPERFICIAL LIFE AND WILL DO ANYTHING FOR THEIR WORK, AND DO SOME INPROPPER BEHAQVIOR

(43) Fritz Decker, December 12, 2007 9:14 AM

Obediant Son!

He was keeping Kosher. He was being obediant to his Father, G_d, even while in trouble. His Reward? He came through it w/out a scratch, and moved-on! "What's New!"

(42) Gray Miner, August 13, 2007 2:28 PM

Jerry Lewis spit the ham sandwich out because he was obedient to G_d's commandments in Lev. 11 to not eat unclean things. It was very subtle humor and very few would have caught it.

(41) Gary Katz, May 12, 2007 11:22 AM

classic Jewish dilemna

Jerry was obviously conflicted because it was ham, but he got it for free.

(40) J Berkowicz, May 8, 2007 11:49 AM

This morsel is a moshol !

If he were so frum, how would he KNOW it was a ham sandwich? Obviously, Jerry is playing the part of a baal tshuva, who, in the midst of his life-threatening experience, has a turning-point, and throws away the treif. As chazal say, a baal tshuva may reach levels that even a frum-from-birth cannot. This is wonderfully symbolized by Jerry ending up in the branches of a tree!

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