Franki Valli was born Francis Stephen Castelluccio.
The Four Seasons had several group names prior including The Varietones and The Lovers.
Franki Valli starred on the hit series The Sopranos as Rusty Millo.
The Four Seasons are the only group with the top 100 Billboard in every decade of 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s.
Peter Boyle (famous actor, most noted lately for playing Ray Ramono's father on "Everybody Loves Raymond") starred as the monster in the Mel Brooks' movie.
Cloris Leachman played Frau Blucher. In both the movie and the stage version, a horse neigh's every time Fraue Blucher's name is mentioned. Blucher is a reference to a glue factory, hence the horse neighing.
Gene Hackman played the blind man in the movie. He was a friend of Gene Wilder's and asked to have a cameo in the film.
In the film, audience members throw tomatoes at the monster after the song and dance routine. Mel Brooks thought the idea was hilarious. His wife (the late actress Anne Bancroft) reported thought the idea was silly stating that "No one brings tomatoes to the theater."
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