A neurotic baker travels to Hollywood to attend a talent search for an actor to rival the great Valentino. Although not an actor, through blind luck he succeeds - to a certain degree!
Go ahead - laugh!
13 February 1978 (Denmark)
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Also Known As:
A világ legnagyobb hősszerelmese
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
conceived the idea for this movie during late 1975 when Wilder said to his friend, production designer Terence Marsh
, that he would like to play Rudolph Valentino
's double, with Valentino playing a silent secondary supporting role to his stand-in leading character. Marsh loved the concept and Wilder proceeded to develop the picture. See more
This film is supposed to take place in the 1920s silent movie era, yet the movie extras riding in the bus to their location sing-along to "Shuffle Off to Buffalo", a Harry Warren-Al Dubin song written for the 1933 sound film "42nd Street." See more
Don't can what I and say can't tell me!
There is a credit to Frederico Fellini, who was not on the picture, 'for encouragement at the right time'. See more
Referenced in Something to Scream About
You Oughta Be in Pictures
Music by Dana Suesse
Played when Rudy walks on the set for his audition See more