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  1. New Trailer for 4K Restoration of Mel Brooks' Classic 'The Producers'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Firstshowing.net

    ... hit. They go on to produce the hilarious show Springtime for Hitler . Gene Wilder stars in the film, along with Zero Mostel as his producer cohort, with Kenneth Mars , Dick Shawn , Lorenzo St. DuBois , Lee Meredith , Estelle Winwood , Christopher ...

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  2. The Secret Jewish History Of Watership DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Forward

    ... Jews are represented as hares fleeing from hunters and dogs. The film adaptation throws in a few Jewish twists. Zero Mostel plays the accented black-headed gull Kehaar and Art Garfunkel sings the track "Bright Eyes." If Bugs Bunny can be Jewish then ...

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  3. Princeton Festival presents a wild, tuneful, stripped-down 'Forum'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Philly.com

    ... , jingles these keys in its toga. The production makes of a small budget a big virtue. Michael Caizzi channels Zero Mostel in movement, hamminess, and ad-libs, adding a likable dose of himself. And three bows to Caitlin Ablaza, Jenna Pinchbeck, and ...

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  4. Fred (Gabriel Marin, left) and Stanley (Michael Barrett Austin,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | SFGate

    ... on the Way to the Forum." In "Forum" both on stage and in the film Gilford appeared with his close friend Zero Mostel who had also been blacklisted. Gilford appeared in "Mary Poppins," popular commercials for Cracker Jacks and Lays potato chips, and ...

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  5. Producing plenty of laughs for a half centuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | Journal Gazette

    The first version of "The Producers," starring Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder, opened in movie theaters in 1968.

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  6. 'The Producers' hits the big screenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | Times Beacon Record

    Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies, Studiocanal and Rialto Pictures are celebrating the 50th anniversary of "The Producers" by bringing the classic movie to select cinemas nationwide for a special two-day event on Sunday, June 3, and Wednesday, June 6. The 1967 satirical comedy film stars Zero Mostel, Gene Wilder, Dick Shawn and Kenneth Mars. The film was Mel Brooks' directorial debut, and he won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.

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  7. This week in art-house cinema: cowboys, tornadoes, 'Star Wars' and Mel BrooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | Monterey County Weekly

    ... Prater will talk after a 2 p.m. Sunday showtime. Courtesy/Sony Pictures Classics Gene Wilder (bottom left) and Zero Mostel star in a scene from "The Producers," which returns to the screen for 50th-anniversary showings thanks to Turner Classic ...

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  8. 'The Producers' will be returning to Long Island theaters for 50th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | Newsday

    Theater impresario Max Bialystock (Zero Mostel), left, wheedles Leo Bloom (Gene Wilder) into creating a musical like no other in "The Producers." Photo Credit: Rialto Pictures/Studiocanal The original version of Mel Brooks' "The Producers," the 1968 ...

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  9. Nazi PartyRead the original story

    Thursday May 31 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... still wasn't prepared for the intentionally offensive story of two Jewish swindlers (brilliantly played by Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder) who concoct a plan to bilk a million bucks from investors with a glitzy Broadway show called Springtime for ...

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  10. PRODUCERS23B-C-28JAN03-PK-Ho Gene Wilder and Zero Mostel Handout Photo/Verify Rights and UseageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | SFGate

    ... for Hitler," is supposed to be a flop, part of a pyramid scheme for the producers of the title (the great Zero Mostel and his bookkeeper, Wilder) to pocket investors' money. But when it is an unexpected hit, they suddenly have to deliver profit ...

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  11. Catch some sketchy comedy with 'The Producers'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | Spokane 7

    ... Take his original film "The Producers," which Brooks both wrote and directed. Starring two great comic talents, Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder, the film tells the story of two Broadway producers who seek to make money by putting on what they consider ...

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  12. Finks' playwright bares family's battles during ugly blacklist eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 29 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... Madeline. And the Fred Lang character who refuses to cooperate with the committee is a composite of actors Zero Mostel, Lionel Stander and Philip Loeb. Loeb committed suicide after being blacklisted. The Mickey character who represents Jack Gilford ...

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  13. The Week in Film: "The Producers," "A Chance in the ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | Nooga.com

    ... who make a surprisingly successful musical about Hitler. Filled with legendary performances from Gene Wilder and Zero Mostel, the film is rightly considered to be one of the greatest comedies ever made. " A Chance in the World " Based on the ...

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  14. Mel Brooks' 'Producers' returns to movie theatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 23 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Orlando Stadium 20. Tickets can be purchased at FathomEvents.com. In the film, Broadway producer Max Bialystock (Zero Mostel) and neurotic accountant Leo Bloom ( Gene Wilder ) conspire to make money by staging an epic flop. "The Producers" later ...

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  15. Mel Brooks' 'Producers' returns to movie theatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 23 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Orlando Stadium 20. Tickets can be purchased at FathomEvents.com. In the film, Broadway producer Max Bialystock (Zero Mostel) and neurotic accountant Leo Bloom ( Gene Wilder ) conspire to make money by staging an epic flop. "The Producers" later ...

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  16. Video: On This Day, May 8: a Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Opens on BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... or two. Re-live this musical theatre classic with a performance of the show's opening number with original star, Zero Mostel !

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  17. Permission To Laugh At 'The Producers'Read the original story

    Apr 27, 2018 | Falmouth Enterprise

    ... to "The Producers," a musical based on the 1967 Mel Brooks movie of the same name that starred Gene Wilder and Zero Mostel. Director Joan McKenzie-Baird said that she saw "The Producers" on Broadway and commented, "I've seen a lot of shows but I've ...

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  18. BWW Review: Matthew McGee Showcases His Immense Talent in American...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... he knocks this out of the park in a role so perfectly suited for his talents. We all have the image of Zero Mostel in the original movie in our minds, not to mention Nathan Lane 's Tony-winning run in the 2001 stage version. But throw those out ...

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  19. Mel Brooks: - I've Never Been a Fanof Political Correctness'Read the original story

    Apr 23, 2018 | Lucianne.com

    ... Theatre in Hollywood celebrating the 50th-hard to believe!-anniversary of this movie, The Producers, that Zero Mostel said no to." (snip) While Gene Wilder jumped at the opportunity to portray Leo Bloom, Brooks explains that Mostel initially had no ...

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  20. The Wharf Theatre cast get into character at the Roman BathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | This is Wiltshire

    ... role of the cunning slave Pseudolus played in professional productions by such great comedians as Phil Silvers, Zero Mostel and Frankie Howard. "Jonathon, last seen as the Sheriff of Nottingham in the Wharf's panto Robin Hood, is ably supported by ...

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