“Forgotten Hollywood”- TCM Fest Opens with The Producers

Posted on December 14, 2017 by raideoman1 | No Comments

Manny P. here… 

“` Turner Classic Movies kicks off the 9th annual TCM Classic Film Festival on Thursday, April 26th, with the 50th anniversary premiere restoration screening of the Mel Brooks groundbreaking comedy The Producers. The legendary director, producer, writer and actor is scheduled to be in attendance.

“`Long recognized as one of the funniest movies ever made, The Producers won an Oscar (Best Original Screenplay) for Brooks, and a nomination (Best Supporting Actor) for Gene Wilder. Thirty years after its theatric release, Mel turned it into a Tony Award-winning Broadway musical; a silly subject of the fourth season of HBO’s hit show Curb Your Enthusiasmand another cinematic adaptation in 2005 starring Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick.

“`Other screenings at the upcoming TCM Classic Film Festival includes BullittHis Girl FridayKramer vs Kramer, The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, To Have and Have Not,  HamletPlaces in the Heart,  Woman of the Year, The Black Stallion, and a newly restored version of The Sea Wolf with missing clips not seen since it original release in 1941.

Until next time>                               “never forget”

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