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Uniform Title Producers (Motion picture : 2005)
Title The producers [videorecording] / Universal Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Brooksfilms production ; produced by Mel Brooks, Jonathan Sanger ; screenplay by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan ; directed by Susan Stroman.

Imprint Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    PRO    DUE 02-06-17 Billed
Description 1 videodisc (2 hr., 15 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on the 1968 screenplay by Mel Brooks and the 2001 stage play book by Mel Brooks & the 2001 stage play music by Thomas Meehan & the 2001 stage play lyrics by Mel Brooks.
Special features: Deleted scenes, outtakes, analysis of a scene and feature commentary by director Susan Stroman.
Access For private home use only.
Credits Directors of photography, John Bailey, Charles Minsky ; editor, Steven Weisberg ; art director, Peter Rogness ; music, Mel Brooks ; costume designer, William Ivey Long ; production designer, Mark Friedberg.
Cast Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Uma Thurman, Will Ferrell, Gary Beach, Rogert Bart, Michael McKean, Eileen Essell, David Huddleston, Debra Monk, Andrea Martin, Jon Lovitz.
Summary Max Bialystock was once the king of Broadway, but now he only seems to be able produce flops. Things turn around for Max when he's visited by the neurotic accountant Leo Bloom, who proposes a scheme tailor-made for producers who can only make flops: raise far more money than you need, then make sure the show is despised. No one will be interested in it, so you can pocket the surplus. With this in mind, they decide to produce a musical called 'Springtime for Hitler' written by escaped Nazi Franz Liebken. Then they get the insanely flamboyant Roger De Bris to direct and hire the loopy Swedish bombshell Ulla as the lead actress.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for sexual humor and references.
System Details DVD; region 1 encoding; NTSC; full frame 1.33:1.
Language Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing; dialogue in English (Dolby Digital 5.1) or French (Dolby Digital 5.1) with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Subject Theatrical producers and directors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Bad faith (Law) -- Drama.
Musicals -- Drama.
Theatrical producers and directors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Musical films.
Comedy films.
Musical -- Feature.
Comedy -- Feature.
Musical films.
Comedy films.
Added Author Lane, Nathan, 1956-
Stroman, Susan.
Broderick, Matthew, 1962-
Thurman, Uma.
Ferrell, Will, 1967-
Beach, Gary.
Bailey, John, 1942 August 10-
Minsky, Charles.
Brooks, Mel, 1926-
Meehan, Thomas.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
ISBN 1417069651
Standard No. 025192843822
Music No. 28438 Universal Pictures

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