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Mildred Natwick, Danny Kaye, and Glynis Johns in The Court Jester

Another scene from The Court Jester

The Court Jester was an Earth musical comedy film.

The film featured such performers as:

In addition, the character Sir Giacomo was mentioned.

In this film, Giacomo was portrayed by John Carradine, the father of ENT guest star Keith Carradine.

During the mid-22nd century, it was among the 50,000 films found in the movie database aboard the Starfleet starship Enterprise.

Doctor Phlox viewed the film with Porthos while the rest of the crew was in stasis as Enterprise crossed a trans-dimensional disturbance in the Delphic Expanse around New Year's Eve, 2154. (ENT: "Doctor's Orders")

In the archival final draft script of "Doctor's Orders", this film wasn't specifically named and was simply referred to as "a film comedy", suggesting the precise movie was chosen at a late stage in the making of the episode.
The Court Jester was a film directed by Melvin Frank and Norman Panama and distributed by Paramount Pictures in 1956. (Star Trek Encyclopedia (4th ed., vol. 1, p. 165))

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