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
Gentlemen, I am not a child and I do not wish to be treated as one. Is that understood?
Group of yes men
Good. Now, here's the question: If you went up to any bum in the street and asked him which is the biggest movie studio in Hollywood, what would he say? Joe?
Yes Man #1
Well, Rainbow Studios, home of the stars.
All right now. All right, I don't want any of that baloney. Wes?
Yes Man #2
I would say Wainbow. Wainbow Studios. It's the wargest and the best.
Save it. Save that yes-man shit. You think I need this kind of ...
Written by F.D. Marchetti
Played on the violin in Valentino's tent and at the end See more