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Brooks, Mel 1926-

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The producers by Susan Stroman ( Visual )
85 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 4,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Max Bialystock was once the king of Broadway, but now he only seems to be able to produce flops. Things turn around for Max when he's visited by the neurotic accountant Leo Bloom, who proposes a scheme tailor-made for producers who can only make flops: raise far more money than you need, then make sure the show is despised. No one will be interested in it, so you can pocket the surplus. With this in mind, they decide to produce a musical called 'Springtime for Hitler' written by escaped Nazi Franz Liebken. Then they get the insanely flamboyant Roger De Bris to direct and hire the loopy Swedish bombsheel Ulla as the lead actress
Young Frankenstein by Mel Brooks ( Visual )
88 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 3,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A finely tuned parody of the old Frankenstein movies, in which Wilder returns to the old country to clear his family name
Blazing saddles by Mel Brooks ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and held by 3,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Never give a saga an even break! Blazing Saddles is an iconoclastic, not-politically-correct parody; one of the 1970s most successful and popular films. Every clichéd element from every Western ever made is turned upside down and inside out, while retaining all the familiar caricatures--eh, characters--of the genre: a dance-hall girl, a gunslinger, a sheriff, and a town full of pure folk. Mel Brooks redefined film comedy and proved that even sophomoric, scatological humor could be used to ridicule prejudice, injustice, and apathy
Robots by Chris Wedge ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the help of his misfit mechanical friends, a small town robot named Rodney embarks on the adventure of a lifetime as he heads for the big city to pursue his dreams and ultimately proves that anyone can shine no matter what they're made of
Get Smart ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maxwell Smart is a bungling secret agent who works for CONTROL, whose mission is to battle the forces of their evil crime nemesis known as KAOS. After the identities of CONTROL agents are compromised, Smart along with the competent and beautiful Agent 99 must do whatever it takes to thwart KAOS's latest plot for world domination
Spaceballs by Mel Brooks ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 1,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A parody of epic science fiction movies, especially the original "Star wars" trilogy. Two space bums attempt to rescue a space princess from an assortment of space villains
Robin Hood men in tights by Mel Brooks ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robin Hood attempts to save England from Prince John and the Sheriff of Rottingham, while also winning the heart of Maid Marian
History of the world, part 1 by Mel Brooks ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A humorous look at the ages of man. Includes eras through the French Revolution and some parts of history that never quite made it to the textbooks
The Muppet movie by Jim Henson ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a fine day not so long ago, Kermit the Frog was playing and singing in the swamp. A lost Hollywood talent agent hears him, and tells him he has talent. Therefore, Kermit sets out for Hollywood to find fame and fortune. Along the way Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, the Electric Mayhem band, and the romantically inclined Miss Piggy join him. Fast food magnate Doc Hopper--who is determined to enlist Kermit as spokes-frog for his southern fried frog-leg restaurants--also follows him. Doc Hopper employs all means underhand to suborn Kermit, including abducting Miss Piggy. Kermit must make a choice between stopping Hopper and dashing the other Muppets dreams of the big time
High anxiety by Mel Brooks ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this manic spoof of Hitchcock, a neurotic psychiatrist becomes the new head of a sanitarium and is caught up in kidnapping, murder, and mistaken identity
The producers the new Mel Brooks musical : original Broadway cast recording by Mel Brooks ( Recording )
10 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's a very merry Muppet Christmas movie by Tom Martin ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Evil banker Rachel Bitterman forecloses on the Muppets' famous variety theater. But Bitterman's machinations take a back seat when apprentice guardian angel Daniel shows Kermit what conditions would have been had Kermit never existed. A Kermit-less world would have found Miss Piggy running a fraudulent psychic hotline, Fozzie Bear as a homeless derelict, and Sam the Eagle as a caged "rave" dancer. With showstopping numbers like Moulin Scrooge and parodies of many holiday films, this tale of fortune through friendship defines the true meaning of holiday spirit
The twelve chairs ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in English and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a former aristocrat who is now a Russian clerk under the new Soviet regime learns that his dying mother-in-law sewed a fortune of family jewels into one of twelve dining room chairs, he sets off across Russia to find it--with an opportunist, a priest and his former servant all in pursuit
Silent movie by Mel Brooks ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A has-been movie director (Mel Brooks) intends to make a comeback by making a silent movie, and in the process, save his film studio from a takeover by a New York-based conglomerate. The gags are written out in the form of subtitles
To be or not to be by Ernst Lubitsch ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two actors, Frederick and Anna Bronski, get caught up in Germany's invasion of Poland, a leaking of top secret information and an incredible plot to thwart the Nazis
The producers : the new Mel Brooks musical by Mel Brooks ( )
23 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Get Smart ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maxwell Smart is bumbling Agent 86 of CONTROL, the secret agency created to fight the evil KAOS organization. Invariably, Smart's bumbling style lands him in hot water. Lucky for him, Agent 99 is there to bail him out
The 2,000 year old man in the year 2,000 : the book by Mel Brooks ( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Free to be-- you and me ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A journey into the endless possibilities of life. Rich with positive, life-enhancing messages that focus on growth and change. Positive messages of self-esteem are illustrated through a series of live action and animations shorts through songs, stories and laughter. Explores children's dreams and concerns, as well as their fears and fantasies
Dracula Dead and loving it ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
King of the spoofs, Leslie Nielsen, takes on the title role as the ever-loving Count
 
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Brooks, Melvin 1926-
Brooks, Melvyn 1926-
Kaminsky, Melvin
Kaminsky, Melvin 1926-
Kaminsky, Melvyn 1926-
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