THE NUTTY PROFESSOR 50th Anniversary

The Nutty Professor 50th Anniversary Jerry Lewis

Hey, Laaaaaady…

Jerry Lewis fans rejoice! The entertainer/humanitarian’s comedy hit The Nutty Professor (1963) makes its debut on Blu-ray June 3, 2014 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. This 4-Disc set also includes DVDs of 2 other Lewis comedies: Cinderfella and The Errand Boy.

From the Warner Bros. Home Entertainment press release:

Burbank, Calif., February 27, 2014 – The Nutty Professor, one of Jerry Lewis’ most celebrated comedies, will be released on Blu-ray™ by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) June 3 in a brand-new 50th Anniversary Collector’s Edition. Lewis directed, stars in, and co-wrote (with Bill Richmond) the parody of the classic “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” tale which was selected for the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress in 2004.

The Nutty Professor 50th Anniversary Collector’s Edition ($54.99 SRP) will include the film in DVD format as well as Blu-ray, along with DVDs of two other well-known Lewis comedies, Cinderfella and The Errand Boy. Also currently available from the Warner Archive Collection ( are Lewis’ films, Family JewelsCracking Up (aka Smorgasbord) and Which Way to the Front?

The Nutty Professor 50th Anniversary Jerry LewisSpecial Features 

The Nutty Professor:

  • Jerry Lewis: No Apologies NEW!  An intimate look at the artist who has entertained and educated audiences for more than eight decades
  • Directors Letter NEW! A letter specially written by Jerry to present this new collection
  • Recreated “Being A Person” book: 96-pages made up of drawings and quotes inspired/written by Jerry Lewis and drawn by his personal illustrator. 250 copies of this book were originally made and distributed to members of the cast and crew of The Nutty Professor after the director heard of general conflicts among them.
  • CD: Phoney Phone calls 1959-1972: Years before the Jerky Boys were harassing unwitting shop clerks, housewives and businessmen, Lewis perfected the art, as these recordings show. Released in 2001 on the Sin-Drome label, this is a collection of private prank calls secretly recorded by Jerry Lewis over the years.
  • 48-Page Storyboard Book
  • 44-Page Cutting Script with Jerry’s notes
  • Commentary by Jerry Lewis and Steve Lawrence
  • The Nutty Professor: Perfecting The Formula Behind-The-Scenes Footage
  • Jerry Lewis at Work
  • Jerry at Movieland Wax Museum with commentary by son Chris Lewis
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Jerry and Stella Promos
  • Bloopers
  • Screen Tests
  • Outtakes
  • Original Mono Track
  • Trailers


  • Commentary by Jerry Lewis and Steve Lawrence
  • Bloopers

Errand Boy

  • Select Scene Commentary by Jerry Lewis and Steve Lawrence
  • Bloopers
  • Promo Spots
  • Theatrical Trailer

 You can pre-order The Nutty Professor 50th Anniversary Collector’s Edition through Amazon or WB Shop.  



About Jill Blake 65 Articles
Jill Blake is a writer and researcher based in Atlanta, GA. She is the co-editor of The Retro Set and the co-host of the podcast DWT: Drinking While Talking. Jill has written for various outlets including Indicator, Netflix Film, Turner Classic Movies, and FilmStruck. She is currently writing a book on stage and screen actors Fredric March and Florence Eldridge.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.