The Jerk (6/10) Movie CLIP - The Opti-Grab (1979) HD
The Jerk Movie Clip - watch all clips http://j.mp/zNbEUn click to subscribe http://j.mp/sNDUs5 Navin (Steve Martin) invents the Opti-Grab, inspired by a customer's frustration with his flimsy eye wear. TM & © Universal (2012) Cast: Bill Macy, Steve Martin, M. Emmet Walsh Director: Carl Reiner MOVIECLIPS YouTube Channel: http://j.mp/vqieFG Join our Facebook page: http://j.mp/tb8OMH Follow us on Twitter: http://j.mp/rZzGsm Buy Movie: http://amzn.to/u0RaXH Producer: Peter Macgregor-Scott, David V. Picker, William E. McEuen Screenwriter: Michael Elias, Carl Gottlieb, Steve Martin Film Description: Carl Reiner directs Steve Martin (who co-wrote the script with Carl Gottlieb) in this gag-laden comedy about an idiotic white man, raised by a poor family of black sharecroppers, who doesn't realize he's not black. Navin R. Johnson (Steve Martin) is told the horrible truth when he finds himself instinctively tapping his feet to an easy listening tune on the radio, instead of a low-down blues. His mother (Mabel King) tells him he's white and Navin takes to the road (in a World War II bomber helmet and goggles) to start a new life in St. Louis. A filling station owner, Harry Hartounian (Jackie Mason), give Navin his first break, hiring him to pump gas. One day at the station, Navin has a brainstorm, concocting an invention called "The Opti-grab," a combination handle and nose-brace for eyeglasses. But Navin runs into trouble when a crazed killer (M. Emmet Walsh) picks out his name at random from the telephone book and tries to kill him. Navin escapes to a traveling carnival, where he wrangles a job as the "guess-your-weight" man. At the carnival, he discovers his sexual nature, thanks to stunt rider and S&M enthusiast Patty Bernstein (Catlin Adams). But Navin meets the beautiful Marie (Bernadette Peters) and he quickly falls in love. In the meantime, the "Opti-grab" has taken off and soon Navin is a millionaire. "the jerk","the jerk clip","the jerk dance","the jerk song","steve martin","m emmet walsh","bill macy","carl reiner","car videos","eye glasses videos","rifle videos","scope videos",comedy,"screwball comedies","slapstick comedies","david v picker","peter macgregor-scott","william e mceuen","creativity videos","helping videos","innovation videos","gas station videos","navin r johnson",madman,"stan fox","movie clips",movieclipsdotcom,#AMG:V++++26040,/m/01jw1,/m/0p_47,/m/045931"