PG | | Comedy
A neurotic baker travels to Hollywood to attend a talent search for an actor to rival the great Valentino. Although not an actor, through blind luck he succeeds - to a certain degree!
Second of three collaborations of actor Dom DeLuise and actor-director Gene Wilder. The first was The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother (1975) and the third and final was Haunted Honeymoon (1986). As actors, the two also both appeared in Mel Brooks's Blazing Saddles (1974).
Gentlemen, I am not a child and I do not wish to be treated as one. Is that understood?
Group of yes men: Yes, Sir!
Adolph Zitz: Good. Now, here's the question: If you went up to any bum in the street and asked him which is the biggest movie studio in Hollywood, what would he say...
This film is supposed to take place in the 1920s silent movie era, yet the movie extras riding in the bus to their location sing-along to "Shuffle Off to Buffalo", a Harry Warren-Al Dubin song written for the 1933 sound film "42nd Street."
There is a credit to Frederico Fellini, who was not on the picture, 'for encouragement at the right time'.
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