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Scared Stiff Movie Review Summary

Actors: Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Lizabeth Scott

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Nightclub busboy Myron Myron Mertz and his friend entertainment singer Larry Todd is on the run from angry mobsters. Todd is accussed of a murder he never committed and Mertz had a huge mishap among the mob that has him running for his life.
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The two makes a escape from New York to a small island in Cuba. Thinking their problem is clearly solved, it has only begun when they meet heiress Mary Carol that tries a claim a huge castle inherited by her relatives. But Carol is warned to stay away from the building but she does the opposite and headed to Cuba anyway.

Bad guy Romon Cariso spots Todd, Mertz and Scott on the island and does just about everything to get them off. Trying to pass of the island as haunted, he sets up a a ghost, a zombie, and a mysterious assailant to scare them away. He does all of this because the castle is set upon heaps of hidden gold that he wants all for himself.



The review of this Movie prepared by Alicia M.



Script Analysis of Scared Stiff

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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Comedy or Parody about    -   gangsters/crime    -   vacation or seeing foreign culture How much humor v. drama    -   Mostly humor, but some serious drama

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   blue collar Age:    -   20's-30's

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   The Caribbean City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   None If lots of song/dance...    -   lot of singing

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