This celebrity goo was created by player Scott Horowitz.
Scott Hardie provided the source image, gooed image, category, and difficulty, made minor changes to the clue provided by Scott, and wrote the explanation.
publication date: Wednesday, September 28, 2005 (part of Round XXVI)
clue: This milkman almost amounted to nothing on Broadway.
explanation: Mostel originated the role of Tevye in the first Broadway production of Fiddler on the Roof. The phrase "amounted to nothing" is a play on his first name, and referred to Mostel's character of Max Bialystock in the film "The Producers," who couldn't produce a hit on Broadway. more…