Won an Oscar for this original screenplay in 1968. U2 used The Producers as an inspiration to their title album Achtung Baby. He also Produced and wrote the lyrics to the Musical of the Producers.
American director, writer, actor, has one Academy Award, three Emmy Awards, three Grammy Awards and three Tony Awards
George Burns got the part
1999 - Best Spoken Comedy Album
Received Tony Award for Best Musical
Blazing Saddles, The Producers, Young Frankenstein, others
Director: Mel Brooks. Also starred Bill Pullman, Daphne Zuniga & Dick Van Patten. Plot: Planet Spaceball's President Skroob (Brooks) sends Lord Dark Helmet (Moranis) to steal Planet Druidia's abundant supply of air to replenish their own, and only Lone Starr (Pullman) can stop them.
Director: Mel Brooks. Also starred Sid Caesar, Harold Gould & Ron Carey. Plot: A film director and his strange friends struggle to produce the first major silent feature film in forty years.
Sophomoric, dated, and racist. What a shame it's so goddamned hilarious.