"The Court Jester" quotes

The Court Jester poster
A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against an evil ruler who has overthrown the rightful King.

Director: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama
Writer: Norman Panama, Melvin Frank
Production: N/A
Year: 1955
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 7.9
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 27 Jan 1956
Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination

68 Clips

You won in fair combat - The Court Jester 00:55
You won in fair combat
To save Hawkins - The Court Jester 00:36
To save Hawkins
But if he's not Giacomo - The Court Jester 02:32
But if he's not Giacomo
Shows imagination and brilliance - The Court Jester 01:24
Shows imagination and brilliance
Tails of lizards - The Court Jester 01:20
Tails of lizards
Your Giacomo seems more the fool than the assassin - The Court Jester 00:29
Your Giacomo seems more the fool than the assassin
The child in the castle - The Court Jester 00:15
The child in the castle
This is the Black Fox - The Court Jester 00:08
This is the Black Fox
I've just met Griswold's emissary - The Court Jester 01:45
I've just met Griswold's emissary
I marry only for love - The Court Jester 01:48
I marry only for love
Sir Griswold of McElwaine - The Court Jester 00:31
Sir Griswold of McElwaine
Knight the jester - The Court Jester 01:26
Knight the jester
You yourself heard him - The Court Jester 01:25
You yourself heard him
If I may suggest - The Court Jester 01:42
If I may suggest
The key to the secret passage - The Court Jester 01:01
The key to the secret passage
And I promise you - The Court Jester 01:03
And I promise you
By order of his sovereign majesty - The Court Jester 01:24
By order of his sovereign majesty
He lives for a sigh - The Court Jester 01:30
He lives for a sigh
We are strangers - The Court Jester 01:29
We are strangers
Is he not fabulous - The Court Jester 00:27
Is he not fabulous
So this is Giacomo - The Court Jester 00:31
So this is Giacomo
King of jesters and jester of kings - The Court Jester 00:44
King of jesters and jester of kings
You saw the jester's performance - The Court Jester 01:20
You saw the jester's performance
As a matter of fact - The Court Jester 00:49
As a matter of fact
But the king is guided by the last voice he hears - The Court Jester 01:16
But the king is guided by the last voice he hears
That's what this court needs - The Court Jester 01:58
That's what this court needs
Arrange for the wedding directly after the tournament - The Court Jester 01:57
Arrange for the wedding directly after the tournament
My kingdom seething with revolt - The Court Jester 01:38
My kingdom seething with revolt
ASK THE GIRL IF SHE'S SEEN A GROUP IN THE FOREST - The Court Jester 00:51
ASK THE GIRL IF SHE'S SEEN A GROUP IN THE FOREST
We have come to escort you to the castle - The Court Jester 01:04
We have come to escort you to the castle
I marry for love - The Court Jester 00:49
I marry for love
I spoke in the manner I did - The Court Jester 02:32
I spoke in the manner I did
What is the first step - The Court Jester 00:32
What is the first step
Tend to your duty - The Court Jester 00:55
Tend to your duty
How many times have I told you to stay out of my clothes - The Court Jester 01:23
How many times have I told you to stay out of my clothes
You may not find gold or silver - The Court Jester 02:03
You may not find gold or silver
You marry Griswold - The Court Jester 00:34
You marry Griswold
What manner of man is Giacomo - The Court Jester 01:14
What manner of man is Giacomo
Only the sharpest eye - The Court Jester 01:01
Only the sharpest eye
King of jesters and jester to the king - The Court Jester 00:31
King of jesters and jester to the king
Rules of chivalry - The Court Jester 00:21
Rules of chivalry
And so will you - The Court Jester 00:22
And so will you
Harm one hair on her head and I throw myself from the highest turret - The Court Jester 00:31
Harm one hair on her head and I throw myself from the...
Take the witch out and burn her - The Court Jester 00:31
Take the witch out and burn her
Speak not of twigs when you look at an oak - The Court Jester 00:33
Speak not of twigs when you look at an oak
He must scale a stone wall in full armor - The Court Jester 00:59
He must scale a stone wall in full armor
I bid you welcome - The Court Jester 00:42
I bid you welcome
Thank you very much - The Court Jester 00:52
Thank you very much
I bring you a message from the princess - The Court Jester 00:52
I bring you a message from the princess
I'll take one of those - The Court Jester 00:18
I'll take one of those
Rules of Chivalry be hanged - The Court Jester 00:26
Rules of Chivalry be hanged
Would you grant the king a little kiss - The Court Jester 01:34
Would you grant the king a little kiss
After months of pleading for just this kind of action - The Court Jester 01:14
After months of pleading for just this kind of action
What are you loo loo looing about - The Court Jester 00:27
What are you loo loo looing about
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle - The Court Jester 00:38
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle
But the king was amused - The Court Jester 01:06
But the king was amused
What better place to court Italians - The Court Jester 00:24
What better place to court Italians
Caution is for popinjays and cockatoos - The Court Jester 00:21
Caution is for popinjays and cockatoos
He's a brute and a lout - The Court Jester 00:31
He's a brute and a lout
Life could not better be - The Court Jester 00:35
Life could not better be
When I was a lad - The Court Jester 03:32
When I was a lad
I'd like to get in - The Court Jester 00:18
I'd like to get in
The vessel with the pestle - The Court Jester 03:50
The vessel with the pestle
I have put a pellet of poison in one of the vessels - The Court Jester 03:54
I have put a pellet of poison in one of the vessels
Take that horse and put it back under that idiot - The Court Jester 00:13
Take that horse and put it back under that idiot
Have you seen a group in the forest - The Court Jester 00:25
Have you seen a group in the forest
And what about the Doge - The Court Jester 02:25
And what about the Doge
What did the Duke do - The Court Jester 02:25
What did the Duke do

Cast

Hubert Hawkins - Danny Kaye
Maid Jean - Glynis Johns
Sir Ravenhurst - Basil Rathbone
Princess Gwendolyn - Angela Lansbury
King Roderick I - Cecil Parker
Griselda - Mildred Natwick
Sir Griswold - Robert Middleton
Sir Locksley - Michael Pate
Captain of the Guard - Herbert Rudley
Fergus - Noel Drayton
Giacomo - John Carradine
Black Fox - Edward Ashley
Sir Brockhurst - Alan Napier
Sir Finsdale - Lewis Martin
Sir Pertwee - Patrick Aherne
Archbishop - Richard Kean
Marching Knights - Knighthood Ceremony - The Jackson Michigan Zouave Drill Team
King's Man - Eric Alden
Court Member - Brandon Beach
Court Lady - Lee Belser
Specialty Dancer - Chad Dee Block
Forester - Phil Bloom
Sir Bertram - Leo Britt
Pageboy - Bill Cartledge
Hairdresser - Phyllis Coghlan
One of Hermine's Midgets - Tommy Cottonaro
One of Hermine's Midgets - Billy Curtis
One of Hermine's Midgets - Frank Delfino
Specialty Dancer - Burnell Dietch
One of Hermine's Midgets - Floyd Hugh Dixon
One of Hermine's Midgets - Irving Douglas
Forester - Ken DuMain
Forester - Alan Eric
Townsman - Franklyn Farnum
Forestry Officer - William Augustus Fuller
One of Hermine's Midgets - Irving Fulton
Chamberlain - Russell Gaige
Knight - Joe Garcio
One of Hermine's Midgets - Edward Peter Gibbons
Forester - Richard Gilden
Forester - Harry Guardino
Pageboy - Roy G. Gunther
Forester - Kenneth Harp
Specialty Dancer - Robert Hart
Guard - Len Hendry
Black Fox's Man with Message - Robin Hughes
Gate House Guard - John Irving
Griswold Aide - Charles Irwin
One of Hermine's Midgets - James B. Jordan
Bit Part - Morgan Justin
Court Official - Ray Kellogg
King's Soldier - Ethan Laidlaw
Soldier - Mike Mahoney
Knight - Tipp McClure
Knight Recruit - Roger Lee McKee
Knight Recruit - Frank Meservey
Frank - Lee Miller
One of Hermine's Midgets - Harry Monty
Knight - Lloyd Nelson
One of Hermine's Midgets - Nels P. Nelson
Soldier - Paul Newlan
Courier - John O'Malley
Friar - Tudor Owen
Page Boy - Norman Papson
Novice Knight - Larry Pennell
Forester - Gerald R. Peters
Townsman - Joe Ploski
One of Hermine's Midgets - A.J. Buster Resmondo
One of Hermine's Midgets - 'Little Billy' Rhodes
Knight Recruit - Ronald R. Rice
Forester - John Roy
Forester - Wallace Russell
Forestry Officer - Joel Smith
Forester - Stephen Soldi
Knight - Ray Spiker
One of Hermine's Midgets - George Spotts
Infant - Gary Stalley
Infant - Larry Stalley
Forester - Ed Stoddard
One of Hermine's Midgets - Henry Lewis Stone
Bit Role - Trevor Ward
Specialty Dancer - Leo Wheeler
Knight - Claud Wuhrman
Forester - Stephen Wyman
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