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  1. ET Obsessions: 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,' Hulu's 'Harlots,' ...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ETonline

    ... run in London. Two-time Tony Award winner Christian Borle will take on the role famously originated by Gene Wilder in the 1971 film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory . "There are certain things people are craving to see, but we also want to ...


  2. Mind GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... from Hollywood, sharing anecdotes about the making of the film and working with its beloved stars, including Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle, Marty Feldman and Madeline Kahn. Screenings for "Singin' in the Rain" and "All About Eve" took place earlier this ...


  3. Richard A. Roth, Producer of 'Summer of '42' and 'Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother,' Dies at 76Read the original story

    Saturday Mar 25 | Hollywood Reporter

    Richard A. Roth, who produced such films as the coming-of-age classic Summer of '42 and the Gene Wilder comedy The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother , has died. He was 76. He should not be confused with another producer named Richard Roth; that one earned an Oscar nomination for Julia and also produced other films including Blue Velvet and The Way We Were .


  4. Planters Bank Presents to show "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 25 | Clarksville Online

    The "Planters Bank Presents" film series next movie celebrates comedic actor Gene Wilder with the showing of "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory". This movie will be shown this Sunday, March 17th, 2017 at the Roxy Regional Theatre at 2:00pm.


  5. BWW Review: Young Frankenstein at The Des Moines PlayhouseRead the original story

    Friday Mar 17 |

    ... Tony Awards in 2001. In fact, the musical Young Frankenstein , based on the 1974 movie of the same name starring Gene Wilder , comes directly out of the success of The Producers . The most interesting difference between the two is that the original ...


  6. Weekend Stream: This Tickling Documentary and It's Even More Bizarre Follow-UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | The New York Observer

    ... up to his own screening with a bone to pick. Remember the ending of Blazing Saddles where Richard Pryor and Gene Wilder go to the screening of Blazing Saddles ? This is like that, but less overused as an example in Intro to Sketch Comedy class. ...


  7. Willy Wonka takes Pompton Lakes HS stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 |

    ... adventure through Willy Wonka's dreamy chocolate factory as told by author Dahl and the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder titled "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory." "It's a classic," said Bobby Texel, who is co-directing the performance with Chad ...


  8. Mel Brooks showing 'Young Frankenstein' at NJPAC w/ Q&ARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | Brooklynvegan

    ... day (3/22) at 10 AM. Watch the Young Frankenstein trailer, and video of Mel talking about the movie and the late Gene Wilder on Jimmy Fallon, below.


  9. Bonnie and ClydeRead the original story

    Monday Mar 20 |

    The thing that I found so strange about this movie is just how wacky it is - most of the characters, including the two mains, are constantly played over-the-top, which for some reason I wasn't expecting, this being a sorta biopic and all. I liked it so-so, but for me the absolute best moment was the unfortunately too short appearance by Gene Wilder, who absolutely steals the show the whole time he's on screen .


  10. The Producers' in New York seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... than a hit by overselling shares - and then avoid payouts to investors. The two men, played by Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder, produce the most distasteful play they can find, "Springtime for Hitler." It's supposed to close after one night a but the ...


  11. Forget The Snow And Enjoy A ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | Lite 98.7

    ... all time greats. Mel Brooks' classic "Young Frankenstein." Originally released in 1974, it stars the late, great Gene Wilder along with Teri Garr, Marty Feldman, Cloris Leachman and Peter Boyle. With the advances in technology the modern day ...


  12. Senior play off to a sweet startRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    ... music director and chamber singer instructor at Elkin High School, Tonya Smith, chose this play "as a tribute to Gene Wilder, who passed away in 2016, and also because it fits the senior class's personality." Sarah Estrada, EHS Spanish teacher, is ...


  13. Check Out Chris Martin's 'Willy Wonka'-Themed 40th Birthday PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 5 | Billboard

    ... of the Wonka track that Coldplay covered last year following the death of the classic children's film's star, Gene Wilder. Martin's ex-wife, Gwyneth Paltrow was there, and she posted pics of the couple with their two children with the message, ...


  14. Chris Martin Celebrates 40th Birthday With Star-studded Willy Wonka-themed PartyRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2013 | WENN Blog

    ... font used in the movie, adapted from the Roald Dahl novel, and a sign that read 'Pure Imagination', the name of Gene Wilder's iconic song in the film, was erected at his home. The singer invited a host of celebrities to his bash on Friday, including ...


  15. Orlando Bloom Attends Chris Martin's Charlie and the Chocolate...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 4 | E! Online

    ... for Martin's fellow Gen-Xers, were set up on the grounds. A sign that read "Pure Imagination," the name of Gene Wilder 's iconic song in the film, was also placed. Coldplay has performed the song in concert before. The party's invitations also ...


  16. Blazing Saddles' warms late winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 28 | Herald Gazette

    ... appointed sheriff of a frontier town. The new sheriff and retired gunfighter The Waco Kid - Cleavon Little and Gene Wilder - protect the barely deserving town of Rock Ridge from the men who want to run the railroad through it. This film is rated R ...


  17. Spring Movie Series Commences With 'The Producers'Read the original story

    Feb 24, 2017 | Falmouth Enterprise

    The film is a 1968 American satirical comedy film written and directed by Mel Brooks and starring Zero Mostel, Gene Wilder, Dick Shawn and Kenneth Mars. It was Mel Brooks's first as a director and earned him the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.


  18. VIEWPOINTS column by Pleasant Hill Mayor Michael HarrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    ... first serve, no tickets needed.) This warm-hearted film was chosen as a cinematic tribute to the late actor Gene Wilder, who encounters many challenges as he travels across America to San Francisco during the Gold Rush days. Harrison Ford plays a ...


  19. New trend in film festival lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    ... a musical act and live together in one house - and a free screening March 4 of "The Frisco Kid," starring Gene Wilder and Harrison Ford. "Putting together the festival is like a jigsaw puzzle," says Gambert. "One year, we tried films from France all ...


  20. Tune into East Bay Jewish film festRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... of other comedy - including a free March 4 afternoon screening of the 1979 classic "The Frisco Kid" starring Gene Wilder and Harrison Ford as Gold Rush-era characters - there also are serious examinations of subjects ranging from anti-Semitism in ...