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 Dom DeLuise and Gene Wilder. The others being The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother (1975), Haunted Honeymoon (1986), and Mel Brooks' Blazing Saddles (1974).
I thought you were the hotel manager.
Tomaso Abalone, Hotel Manager: I am the hotel manager!
Uncle Harry: You're the hotel manager *and* a baloney?
Tomaso Abalone, Hotel Manager: That's right!
Uncle Harry: Good. Would you please tell Mr. Rudy Valentine that Uncle Harry is downstairs waiting?
Tomaso Abalone, Hotel Manager: And you are, sir?
Uncle Harry: No, I'm Uncle Harry.
Tomaso Abalone, Hotel Manager: Ah, ...
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."
When the logo appears the music is played in a wacky and silly manner rather than the bold and epic fashion that we are familiar with.
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