It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)

Director: Stanley Kramer; William T. Hurtz and Bill Melendez (animation director)

Writer(s): William Rose, Tania Rose

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Buddy Hackett, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney, Dick Shawn, Phil Silvers, Terry-Thomas, Jonathan Winters, Edie Adams, Dorothy Provine, Eddie ‘Rochester’ Anderson, Jim Backus, Ben Blue, Joe E. Brown, Alan Carney, Chick Chandler, Barrie Chase, Lloyd Corrigan, William Demarest, Andy Devine, Selma Diamond, Peter Falk, Norman Fell, Paul Ford, Stan Freberg, Louise Glenn, Leo Gorcey, Sterling Holloway, Marvin Kaplan, Edward Everett Horton, Buster Keaton, Don Knotts, Charles Lane, Mike Mazurki, Charles McGraw, Cliff Norton, Zasu Pitts, Carl Reiner, Madlyn Rhue, Roy Roberts, Arnold Stang, Nick Stewart, The Three Stooges, Sammee Tong, Jesse White, Jimmy Durante, Morey Amsterdam, Wayne Anderson, Gordon Armitage, Phil Arnold, Al Bain, Jack Benny, Paul Birch, Lovyss Bradley, George Bruggeman, Albert Cavens, Noble ‘Kid’ Chissell, John Clarke, Stanley Clements, Joe DeRita, King Donovan, Minta Durfee, Roy Engel, Larry Fine, James Flavin, Sig Frohlich, Nicholas Georgiade, Rudy Germane, Bobby Gilbert, Stacy Harris, Don C. Harvey, Al Haskell, Moe Howard, John Indrisano, Allen Jenkins, Robert Karnes, Tom Kennedy, Harry Lauter, Ben Lessy, Bobo Lewis, Jerry Lewis, Tyler McVey, Ralph Moratz, Monty O’Grady, Barbara Pepper, Anthony Redondo, Elliott Reid, Eddie Rosson, George Russell, Eddie Ryder, Jean Sewell, Charles Sherlock, Eddie Smith, Cap Somers, Paul Sorensen, Ray Spiker, Max Wagner, David Ward, Doodles Weaver, Lennie Weinrib, James Young

Synopsis: The story begins during a massive traffic jam, caused by reckless driver Smiler Grogan, who, before kicking the bucket, cryptically tells the assembled drivers that he’s buried a fortune in stolen loot, under the Big W. All of the motorists set out to find the fortune.

Release Date: November 7, 1963 (USA) | Length: 205 min | Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy | Certificate: G