movie 'The Producers', starring Gene Wilder and Zero Mostel, was to win the Best
Screenplay Oscar for its Actor Director Mel Brooks.
story, which follows two producers of a Broadway show who believe they can make
more money out of a flop than a hit, was subsequently made into a smash hit Broadway
Musical and movie.
highlight of the original movie was the song "Springtime for Hitler"
which set the Third Reich to music in one of the funniest bad taste World War
Two Nazi comedy moments ever seen.