Search Museum of the Moving Image


It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World


Dir. Stanley Kramer. 1963, 205 mins. 70mm. Please note the film will be shown with a 20-minute intermission that will include police-call audio. With Spencer Tracy, Edie Adams, Milton Berle, Ethel Merman. This epic Hollywood comedy is a three-hour-plus extravaganza of slapstick excess that lets loose an unparalleled cast of legends—including Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Buddy Hackett, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney, Dick Shawn, Spencer Tracy, and Jonathan Winters (and that’s just for starters)—in a wild plot about a hunt for buried treasure. With its super-wide frame, jam-packed with gags big and small, Stanley Kramer’s classic is endless juvenile fun that has retained an intense fan following.

Tickets: $12 ($9 for senior citizens and students / free for members at the Film Lover level and above). Order tickets online. (Members may contact [email protected] with any questions regarding online reservations.)

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