THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16 AT 11:00AM
Regular Admission Prices
Experience the greatest films from Hollywood’s Golden Age back on the big screen, every week at The Loft Cinema!
The first film from Mel Brooks, the legendary funnyman who unleashed Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein on the world, is a wild, outrageously hilarious comedy starring screen icons Zero Mostel (A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum) and Gene Wilder (Young Frankenstein). Low-rent Broadway producer Max Bialystock (Mostel) and his high-strung accountant, Leo Bloom (Wilder), discover that, with the help of a few gullible investors, they can make more money on a flop than on a hit! Armed with the worst show ever conceived (the utterly ridiculous Springtime for Hitler) and an equally horrific cast, this double-dealing duo is banking on disaster. But when their sure-to-offend musical becomes a surprise smash-hit, they find themselves in the middle of a Broadway blitzkrieg! Brooks won an Oscar for his original screenplay, and Wilder, in his star-making performance, was nominated for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. Co-starring comedy greats Dick Shawn (It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World) and Kenneth Mars (What s Up Doc?), The Producers went on to inspire a wildly-successful 2001 Broadway musical that won a record-breaking 12 Tony Awards. (Dir. by Mel Brooks, 1967, USA, 88 mins., Not Rated)