What was I thinking? I originally thought this was a very funny movie in the Mel Brooks vein. I rewatched after a number of years on DVD recently and it was no better than Wilder's weak "The World's Greatest Lover". This is very disappointing as I always defended this film as the only Wilder-directed film that was any good. I stand corrected. Too bad. If you've seen my other blogs, stick with "The Producers", "Blazing Saddles", "Young Frankenstein", "Willy Wonka" and "Silver Streak". Those I own, and those I can vouch for being very good or very funny or both...