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Jerry Lewis mimes typing in Who’s Minding the Store (1963)

In sharing this classic Jerry Lewis scene from Who’s Minding the Store (1963), I didn’t anticipate needing to explain to the kids about the kind of technology that Jerry is pretending to type on.

jerry lewis performs The Typewriter
If you find yourself explaining what a typewriter is, too, here’s a nice video example:

In the archives: more mimes, more percussion, and more rhythm.

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