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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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Are Mel Brooks movies worse when they feature more Mel Brooks? PopWatch Investigates!

Entertainment : Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch (last week)

Forty years ago today, Mel Brooks and Gene Wilder’s Young Frankenstein shuffled into theaters. The film was an instant success, earning both healthy box Read Post

Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein Is 40! Anniversary Blu-Ray September 9th!

Entertainment : EclipseMagazine (4 months ago)

Young Frankenstein: 40th Anniversary arrives on Blu-Ray on September 9th. With its cast of comedy icons and Brooksian riffing on Mary Shelley’s classic tale come a host of bonus content and (dramatic pause!) a chance for forty fans ... Read Post

Mel Brooks Sends “Young Frankenstein” On the Road

Entertainment : Speakeasy - WSJ.com (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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