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Debra Levine: TCM Fest: 'Frankenstein's Gonna Bite Me and Kill Me," Said Five-year-old Mel Brooks

In conversation with Turner Classic Movies creative exec, Tom Brown, prior to the TCM Fest screening of his great comedy classic, Young Frankenstein (1974), director Mel Brooks dug deep into his memory bank. "They were playing Frankenstein at the Commodore Theater in Williamsburg [Brooklyn]. My mother took me... You know, the big guy who scared the shit out of us?"
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TCM Classic Film Fest To Return In 2011

Entertainment / Film : Cinematical (4 years ago)

L.A.'s famed Grauman's Chinese theater played host over the weekend to the first ever TCM Classic Film Festival, which turned out to be quite the old Hollywood affair: the fest spanned four days of over 50 screenings of classic film... Read Post

Geek Deal: The Mel Brooks Collection on DVD for $39

Entertainment / Film : SlashFilm (6 years ago)

Amazon is offering The Mel Brooks Collection as the Gold Box Deal of the Day, for only $39.99 (60% off the MSRP). The Mel Brooks Collection includes eight Brooks comedies: Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, Silent Movie, Robin Hoo... Read Post

Mel Brooks Sends “Young Frankenstein” On the Road

Entertainment : Speakeasy - (5 years ago)

Mel Brooks is sending his monster on the road. The musical, “Young Frankenstein,” a stage show based on Brooks’s 1974 film that ran on Broadway for just over a year, starts its national tour this month in Providence, R.I. Read Post

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