Mel Brooks's irreverent comedy starring Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder. Struggling producer Max Bialystock , once the "King of Broadway", is now making a living by conning old ladies out of their savings. Then his accountant, Leo Bloom, mentions a sure-fire way of making some quick cash by putting on a guaranteed Broadway flop. Review paqe 53. (1968. PG) Hidden Gem: page 47
New. Rudolph Herzog's documentary for the Storyville strand deploys archive materials to examine the history of the Third Reich as depicted by the jokes that were told about it within Germany at the time. See page 66.
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