The Producers

Trivia: During "Springtime for Hitler," film director Mel Brooks can be heard saying "Don't be stupid, be a smarty! Come and join the Nazi party!" He later dubbed the same line in the 2005 version.

Add time

Trivia: The film inspired a 2000 Broadway musical, with Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick as Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom, respectively. The musical won 12 Tony Awards. The musical was later adapted into a film, becoming a movie based on a musical based on a movie about a musical.

Add time

Trivia: Although Mel Brooks wrote the film's musical numbers, he isn't music literate. He hummed the songs into a tape recorder, and the music was transcribed by a professional musician.

Add time

Cubs Fan Premium member

You may like...

Join the mailing list

Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.