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!
Gene Wilder conceived the idea for this movie during late 1975 when Wilder said to his friend, production designer Terence Marsh, that he would like to play Rudolph Valentino's double, with Valentino playing a silent secondary supporting role to his stand-in leading character. Marsh loved ... ...
Are you trying to give me fart hailure?
The "audition" record that Rudy listens to is obviously an LP running at 33 1/3 rpm. LPs would not be invented until the late 1940s.
There is a credit to Frederico Fellini, who was not on the picture, 'for encouragement at the right time'.
English, Spanish, French
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