Jumping Jacks

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Jumping Jacks is a 1952 American semi-musical comedy film starring the comedy team of Martin and Lewis. The film was directed by Norman Taurog, and released by Paramount Pictures. It was one of the military comedies that marked the duo's early career. Brigadier General Frank Dorn, Deputy Chief of the US Army's Information Office praised Jumping Jacks as something that would "contribute to troop morale within the Army."[3]

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Jumping Jacks
Directed byNorman Taurog
Written byRobert Lees
Fred Rinaldo
Herbert Baker
Story byBrian Marlow
Produced byHal B. Wallis
StarringDean Martin
Jerry Lewis
Mona Freeman
Don DeFore
Robert Strauss
CinematographyDaniel L. Fapp
Edited byStanley Johnson
Music byJoseph J. Lilley
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • June 11, 1952 (1952-06-11)
Running time
96 min.
CountryUnited States
Box office$4 million (US)[1]
586,195 admissions (France)[2]