14 April 1969, Dorothy Chandler Pavillion, Los Angeles, California, USA
Banter preceding speech between Frank Sinatra and Don Rickles
I want to thank the Academy of Arts, Sciences and money for this wonderful award.
Well I’ll just say what’s in my heart.
Ba-bump! Ba-bump! Ba-bump! Ba-bump!
But seriously, I’d like to thank Sidney Glazer, the producer of The Producers for producing The Producers.
Joseph E Levine and his wife Rosalie for distribtung the film.
I’d also like to thank Zero Mastell, I’d also like to thank Gene Wilder, I’d also like to thank Gene Wilder. I’d also like to thank Gene Wilder.
Thank you very much.