A down-on-his-luck Broadway producer, Max Biolystock (Zero Mostel), is
reduced to funding his shows by romancing old ladies for cash. Enter
neurotic accountant Leo Bloom (Gene Wilder), arriving at Biolystock's
apartment to do his books. Upon discovering that Biolystock had
extorted $2000.00 from his last Broadway flop, Bloom, simply on a whim,
mentions to Biolystock that he cou...