At a Dec. 7 private screening at Paramount Studios
in Los Angeles for the Encore original documentary Method
to the Madness of Jerry Lewis, Starz CEO Chris Albrecht (at l.,
with Lewis) had to try to settle a room filled with such comic
and Hollywood icons as Lewis, Phyllis Diller, Richard Lewis,
Woody Harrelson, Norm Crosby, Carl Reiner, Jeff Goldblum
and Rip Taylor. Albrecht took the direct approach, asking
everyone who was Jewish and in comedy to take a seat,
getting a huge laugh. The feature-length doc, from director/
producer Gregg Barson, debuted on Encore on Dec. 17.
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