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    New York, U.S.A.: GV Int. Assembly on dais at Friars Club Dinner. SV Barney Balaban coming up to mike, Dean Martin brushes him off., Lewis mucks around. LV Balaban at mike. CU Balaban speaks:-(Nat. sd.) CU Martin & Lewis listening. SV Balaban continues, & Lewis interrupts him, then they shake hands. (Nat. sd.) CU Martin & Lewis start to read letter. SV & CU Ditto:-(Nat. sd.)



    SOUND EFFECTS.



    CU Barney Balaban speaking:- "Dean & Jerry. We would have been - who have recently become quieter, you know that pretty well." (laughter)



    SV...."(Lewis calls out 'Did you bring the money!" Balaban continues:- "I know that this association will be long and healthy one, but even if we weren't connected business wise, my respects for you as two great citizens & wonderful artists would be boundless. God Bless you both."



    SV Martin & Lewis reading letter:- "It is hard to believe that here we are more thrilled than - there isn't really too much we can say, we (Jerry keeps interrupting with 'we') I am sorry, sorry, Jerry. There isn't too much we can say, that we can say, except that we are eternally grateful. Jerry says:-"We will always remember this tribute & we will write pieces together from now on & we thank you from the bottom of our hearts."!!



    United States of America; Personalities - Performers; Ceremonies - Awards; Dean Martin (b.1917), Jerry Lewis (b.1926)




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    New York

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7IORLBZ3WB3MCK0S2DW7VO8K6
    Media URN:
    VLVA7IORLBZ3WB3MCK0S2DW7VO8K6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/03/1955
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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