He was producer, writer, lyricist, & composer for the Broadway version of his movie, "The Producers." Brooks won the 2001 Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, and Best Original Score (Music & Lyrics) Written For The Theatre. The show also won Tonys for Orchestration, Direction, Choreography, Lighting, Costume, ...
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You're young forever when you write. Alfred Hitchcock
directed until the day he died. As long as you don't have any dementia or Alzheimer's, if you have your All-Bran every day and clear yourself out, I think your brains are gonna be all right.
Performed a rap song for the soundtrack of History of the World: Part I
(1981) called "It's Good To Be The King". It was a surprisingly successful hip-hop/dance hit in 1981. He followed it up with "Hitler Rap" for To Be or Not to Be
(1983). The song was not as successful. But the lyric "Don't be stupid, be a smarty/Come and join the Nazi Party" was originally used in the original movie version of ...
His films often make numerous references to previous films whether a poster or cassette or an actual line spoken