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.
Part of a cycle of movies made during the mid to late 1970s about Tinseltown, Old Hollywood, and its Golden Age, including the silent film era. The movies include: Fedora (1978), Inserts (1975), Valentino (1977), Nickelodeon (1976), Silent Movie (1976), The Wild Party (1975), The Last Tycoon (1976), Hearts of the West (1975), The Day of the Locust (1975), The World's Greatest Lover (1977), Gable and Lombard (1976), Goodbye, Norma Jean (1976), Bud and Lou (1978), and W.C. Fields and Me (1976).
When's the final audition?
Yes Man #1: Friday, Mr Zitz.
Adolph Zitz: How many 'rotten's have we got?
Yes Man #1: 2300.
Adolph Zitz: How many 'fairly rotten's?
Yes Man #1: 'Fairly rotten's? 14. Yeah, 14.
Adolph Zitz: Have we got a 'doesn't stink'?
Yes Man #1: No, sir.
Adolph Zitz: We don't have one 'doesn't stink'?
Yes Man #1: Not yet, sir.
Adolph Zitz: I can't believe it. All I ...
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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