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Mel Brooks

Autor(a) de Young Frankenstein [1974 film]

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Obras por Mel Brooks

Young Frankenstein [1974 film] (1974) — Director; Screenwriter; Actor — 782 exemplares, 9 críticas
Spaceballs [1987 film] (1987) — Director; Actor; Producer; Screenwriter — 751 exemplares, 5 críticas
Blazing Saddles [1974 film] (1974) — Director; Actor; Screenwriter — 733 exemplares, 8 críticas
All About Me!: My Remarkable Life in Show Business (2021) 524 exemplares, 17 críticas
Robin Hood: Men in Tights [1993 film] (1993) — Director; Screenwriter; Producer; Actor — 472 exemplares, 3 críticas
The Producers [2005 film] (2005) — Screenwriter; Producer; Actor — 288 exemplares, 3 críticas
The Producers [1968 film] (1968) — Director; Screenwriter; Actor — 276 exemplares, 6 críticas
History of the World, Part I [1981 film] (1981) — Director; Screenwriter; Actor; Producer — 227 exemplares, 1 crítica
The 2000 Year Old Man in the Year 2000 (1997) 138 exemplares, 3 críticas
High Anxiety [1977 film] (1977) — Director; Screenwriter; Actor; Producer — 86 exemplares
Get Smart: Season 1 (1997) — Creator — 77 exemplares, 1 crítica
Silent Movie [1976 Film] (1976) — Director; Screenwriter; Actor — 67 exemplares
Get Smart: The Complete Series (2006) — Creator — 66 exemplares, 1 crítica
Dracula: Dead and Loving It [1995 film] (1995) — Director; Producer; Actor; Screenwriter — 64 exemplares
The 2000 Year Old Man Goes to School (2005) 59 exemplares, 3 críticas
The Twelve Chairs [1970 film] (1970) — Director; Screenwriter; Actor — 44 exemplares, 1 crítica
Get Smart: Season 2 (2009) — Creator — 42 exemplares
The 2000 Year Old Man [1975 film] (1981) 36 exemplares, 1 crítica
The Producers: Original Broadway Cast Recording (2001) — Compositor — 35 exemplares, 1 crítica
The Producers: Vocal Selections (2002) 32 exemplares, 1 crítica
Get Smart: Season 3 (2009) — Creator — 30 exemplares
Get Smart: Season 4 (2009) — Creator — 25 exemplares
Get Smart: Season 5 (2009) — Creator — 21 exemplares
Life Stinks [1991 film] (1991) — Director; Screenwriter; Producer; Actor — 14 exemplares
Young Frankenstein: Original Broadway Cast Recording (2007) — Compositor — 13 exemplares
All American 2 exemplares
Complete 2000 Year Old Man (1994) 2 exemplares
History of the World, Part II [2023 TV miniseries] (2023) — Creator — 1 exemplar
il Mistero delle dodici sedie 1 exemplar, 1 crítica
The Last Laugh 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Robots [2005 film] (2005) — Voice — 534 exemplares, 4 críticas
Get Smart [2008 film] (2008) — Original TV series — 327 exemplares, 2 críticas
The Muppet Movie [1979 film] (1979) — Actor — 286 exemplares, 2 críticas
Hotel Transylvania 2 [2015 film] (2015) — Actor — 246 exemplares
The Little Rascals [1994 film] (1994) — Actor — 227 exemplares, 1 crítica
Mr. Peabody & Sherman [2014 film] (2014) — Actor — 188 exemplares, 2 críticas
The Elephant Man [1980 film] (1980) — Producer — 182 exemplares, 3 críticas
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation [2018 film] (2018) — Actor — 154 exemplares
It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie [2002 TV movie] (2002) — Actor — 124 exemplares, 2 críticas
The Simpsons: Season 06 (1994) — Guest star — 111 exemplares, 1 crítica
84 Charing Cross Road [1987 film] (1987) — Producer — 107 exemplares, 6 críticas
Leap! [2017 film] (2017) — Actor — 82 exemplares, 1 crítica
Young Frankenstein: A Novel (1974) 74 exemplares
To Be or Not to Be [1983 film] (1983) — Actor; Producer — 43 exemplares
Forgotten Horrors: The Definitive Edition (1979) — Introdução, algumas edições32 exemplares
Free to Be... You and Me [1974 TV movie] (2001) — Actor — 11 exemplares
Mel Brooks: Make A Noise [2013 TV episode] (2013) — Actor — 7 exemplares
Solarbabies [1986 film] (1986) 7 exemplares
Only Murders in the Building: Season 3 — Guest — 3 exemplares
Playboy Magazine | July 1981 | Jayne Kennedy (1981) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares


Conhecimento Comum



I actually listened to the audio book because Mel Brooks narrated. Totally worth it to hear his voice tell his stories and sing his songs. He's led such an amazing life. My favorite movie growing up was Blazing Saddles. Totally inappropriate for a kid to be watching. But on the other hand, it pokes fun at racism and had a huge impact on my life; making me see how stupid it is to think differently of somebody because of how they were born.

Anyway, great stories from a great man.
teejayhanton | 16 outras críticas | Mar 22, 2024 |
A young neurosurgeon (Gene Wilder) inherits the castle of his grandfather, the famous Dr. Victor von Frankenstein. In the castle he finds a funny hunchback called Igor, a pretty lab assistant named Inga and the old housekeeper, frau Blucher -iiiiihhh!-. Young Frankenstein believes that the work of his grandfather is only crap, but when he discovers the book where the mad doctor described his reanimation experiment, he suddenly changes his mind… (fonte: Imdb)
MemorialeSardoShoah | 8 outras críticas | Mar 13, 2024 |
Were I to ignore my scoring rules, this would be a 5-star book but only for the audiobook read by Brooks, himself. Without his voice, this would definitely remain a 4-star book. Brooks does not dwell to deeply or fulsomely about the darker periods of his life. And for me, that's fine. I was more interested in the stories of his childhood and career, the behind-the-scenes stories of his movies, and in his tales of friendship with so many famous people. And Brooks delivers on all those.
Treebeard_404 | 16 outras críticas | Jan 23, 2024 |
For more reviews and bookish posts visit: https://www.ManOfLaBook.com

All About Me!: My Remarkable Life in Show Business by Mel Brooks is a memoir by the famous legendary entertainer. Mr. Brooks is a comedy legend whose star still looms large, and has created a standard for TV, movies, and plays are which is difficult to top.

The book is not an encompassing biography by any means, for example his first wife, Florence Baum, is not mentioned at all. Instead, All About Me! concentrates more on the author’s entertainment portfolio, and all the things which made Melvin Kaminsky into Mel Brooks.

The book starts at the beginning, growing up in a poor Jewish family living in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. When he became older, he joined the Army during World War II, where he honed his humor, managed to grab Bob Hope’s trousers to get an autograph. Once honorably discharged he started writing for TV’s Sid Cesar variety show where he got to know Neil Simon and Woody Allen among others.

The chapters pretty much follow Mr. Brook’s filmography, movies that have become comedy classics from the moment they were released. Blazing Saddles that poked fun at westerns and racism (which was too much for my Gen Ziers to watch), Young Frankenstein (or is it Franken-steen?) took on the 1940s horror flicks, Spaceballs which got the approval of George Lucas as long as no action figures will be made (his lawyers’ request), The Producers making fun of Hitler, High Anxiety, a movie that Alfred Hitchcock himself approved of, The Elephant Man, a serious movie which he produced, and many others including Get Smart. Mr. Brooks goes on to talk about his Broadway shows, and a bit about the Kennedy Honors as well.

Mr. Brooks is very generous with giving credit to those who helped him achieve his success. From those previously mentioned to his frequent collaborators Madeline Kahn, Gene Wilder and Carl Reiner, and of course Anne Bancroft, his second wife.

I loved the book, but as a fan of Mel Brooks I knew I would, especially with him reading it. It was warm and funny but uneven, there’s little, if any self-reflection and a few uncomfortable moments. Nevertheless, I loved the odd anecdotes which, to me, are worth the price of admission (pun intended).
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ZoharLaor | 16 outras críticas | Dec 26, 2023 |



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