Mel Brooks

Mel Brooks

Writer of 'The Producers' (1967)
Mel Brooks 1927, American film director, writer, actor, and producer, b. New York City as Melvin Kaminsky. His earliest work was in television, notably as a gag writer for Sid Caeser's "Your Show of Shows" (195054). He also scored a hit with a 1964 comedy recording, in which he played an irascible, Yiddish-accented 2,000-year-old man. Turning to film, he wrote and directed The Producers (1968), a comic masterpiece of uproarious bad taste. His other hit comedies are usually wild parodies that mix satire with slapstick; they include Blazing Saddles (1974), a spoof of Western movies; Young Frankenstein (1975), a Brooksian take on the horror genre, and High Anxiety (1977), a comic version of Alfred Hitchcock's spine-tinglers. Among his later movies, which have been less successful with the public, are To Be or Not To Be (1983), Life Stinks (1991), and Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993). Brooks turned to the stage in 2001, adapting his first film hit, The Producers, into a smash hit, Tony-winning Broadway musical.Source: reference.allrefer.com
A lot of music is mathematics. It's balance.More Mel Brooks quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I don't know what to say so I'll just say what's in my heart...badoom, badoom, badoom.More Mel Brooks quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
As long as the world is turning and spinning, we're gonna be dizzy and we're gonna make mistakes.More Mel Brooks quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die.More Mel Brooks quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You cannot have fun with anything that you don't love or admire or respect.More Mel Brooks quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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