Lust for Life (1956)
Heironymus Merkin mentions that if Van Gogh saw the movie version of his life (Lust for Life), he'd cut his other ear off.
Kirk Douglas mentions this film to the Sardi's bathroom attendant
Mole says that this movie stars 'Kirk Davis'
archive footage of Minelli directing
Joe says, "My knowledge of art is limited to Kirk Douglas as Vincent van Gogh."
Steve Martin asks Jiminy Glick if he's seen this movie.
Referenced by name
clips shown, talked about
The accuracy of the final scenes, in which Van Gogh apparently commits suicide, are called into question.
Carl watches this movie on TV
Main characters are watching this movie.
Parodied within "Salute to MGM Studios" sketch.
Title was basis for "Lust for Paint".