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St. Paul, Minn. —
Stanley Kramer and It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
Kramer became known as a director of "message movies," taking on tough subjects of the day, but it was his big budget, all-star shot at comedy that endeared him to many.
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World starred the biggest names in comedy and was headed up by Spencer Tracy in a role that was a delightful change for the aging actor who went on to star in one more Kramer film before Tracy's death.
Video: Brass band on Wheels
With a mission to make art that is accessible, diverse and free of charge, this troupe of performers from France take the show on the road ... or more perhaps more precisely, "in the road."