Gene Wilder- Immortal Movie Moments

Gene Wilder will live forever in:

  • The Arthur Penn directed Bonnie and Clyde (1967) as Eugene Grizzard, the nice guy on a date hijacked and temporarily befriended by the dangerous Barrow gang.
  • The Mel Brooks masterpiece The Producers (1967) as Leo Bloom the shy accountant persuaded by shady Max Bialystock (the great Zero Mostel) to enter into a creative Broadway con game during a Central Park rowboat rental and lunch at a hot dog stand- “I’ll do it.”
  • The Arthur Hiller directed Silver Streak (1976) on a dangerous, as well as funny long distant train ride with Jill Clayburgh and Richard Pryor, whom Gene had a special chemistry with. “Next time we will take a plane.”

And in many other movies we will always remember Gene fondly!

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1 thought on “Gene Wilder- Immortal Movie Moments”

  1. Gene Wilder let his soul show in all his marvelous roles. Therefore the viewer could relate to that exposure, from a little to a great deal, based on how it mirrored his own personality.

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