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!
A number of cast and crew had appeared in Mel Brooks's Silent Movie (1976), another spoof of silent cinema, released the year before. They included actors Dom DeLuise, Carol Arthur, Jack Riley, Fritz Feld, composer John Morris, make-up man William Tuttle and production manager Frank Baur. Dom DeLuise was highly-billed in a major role on both pictures.
I don't wanna be Rudy Hickman! I'm selling the furniture, I'm selling the car, I'm changing my name and we're going to Hollywood.
Annie Hickman: Hollywood?
Rudy Valentine: Yes. I'm gonna try out for that movie contest.
Annie Hickman: But, Rudy...
Rudy Valentine: My Uncle Harry knows people out there. He can ...
Interior of tour bus has sky lights that don't appear in exterior shots of vehicle.
There is a credit to Frederico Fellini, who was not on the picture, 'for encouragement at the right time'.
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