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Brooksfilms (Firm)

Overview
Works: 40 works in 188 publications in 1 language and 11,998 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Parody films  Musical films  Science fiction films  Biographical films  History  Horror films  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brooksfilms (Firm)
Spaceballs by Mel Brooks( Visual )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 1,652 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
The elephant man by David Lynch( Visual )

30 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and held by 1,612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on the true story of Joseph Merrick, a 19th-century Englishman afflicted with a disfiguring congenital disease. With the help of kindly Dr. Frederick Treves, Merrick attempts to regain the dignity he lost after years spent as a side-show freak"--IMDb.com
Robin Hood : men in tights by Mel Brooks( Visual )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 1,380 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
The producers by Susan Stroman( Visual )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Bialystock was once the king of Broadway, but now he only seems to be able 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
History of the world, part 1 by Mel Brooks( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous look at the ages of man. Includes eras through the French Revolution
84 Charing Cross Road by David Jones( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helene Hanff is a New Yorker who loves books but cannot afford expensive ones. When she sees an ad in the Saturday Review for a London bookstore, she sends them her want list and is soon delighted to receive a package of used books - good readable editions, cheap. She begins a correspondence with the bookseller, Frank Doel. Built on a basis of mutually held taste, knowledge, interests and consideration, the bond between the lonely New Yorker and the reserved Londoner lasts for years without the two people ever meeting each other. Based on a true story and the long running play
The twelve chairs( Visual )

15 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Russia in 1927 this is the tale of a former aristocrat now reduced to the statues of a clerk by the Soviet regime. When he learns that his dying mother-in-law sewed a fortune in jewels into a dining room chair, he sets off across Russia to find the chair -- pursued by an opportunist, a priest, and his former servant
The fly by David Cronenberg( Visual )

19 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Seth Brundle was 'debugged, ' his son, Martin Brundle, born of the human fly, is adopted by his father's place of employment (Bartok Inc.) while the employees simply wait for his mutant chromosomes to come out of their dormant state
To be or not to be by Alan Johnson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when what should intrude but World War II in the form of an invasion. His wife has the habit of entertaining young Polish officers while he's on stage. This becomes a source of depression for him. When one of her officers comes back on a Secret Mission, the actor takes charge and comes up with a plan for them to escape
Frances by Graeme Clifford( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of a small-town girl who tasted the glory in Hollywood and on Broadway, and then went on to lead a life in which everything went wrong. After winning a nationwide high school essay contest, Frances takes up acting, and escapes Seattle by winning a trip to Russia, ending up a contract player for Paramount Pictures in Hollywood. Frances continually bucks the system, and her refusal to play the game gets her in trouble with studio bosses, publicity people, everyone. Her strong-willed mother steps in to help her, and that's when her troubles really begin--series of hospitalizations, brutally mistreatment, and finally, a lobotomy. Frances never really got a chance to be who she should have been, or to do what she could have done. She had every gift she needed in life except for luck, useful friends, and an instinct for survival
My favorite year( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1954, the era of live TV, a hapless production assistant is given the task of keeping his alcoholic film idol out of trouble long enough to appear on the King Kaiser Hour
Dracula : Dead and loving it by Bu lu ke si( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King of the spoofs, Leslie Nielsen, takes on the title role as the ever-loving Count
The fly ; The fly 2( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fly: Seth Brundle develops a system to transport objects in a matter of seconds, but when he tries it on himself, Seth's genes and molecules are accidently fused with those of a fly. At first Seth is elated by his new physical abilities but soon his excitement turns into a nightmare as his insect half begins to take over. The Fly 2: Terrifying sequel to "The Fly", a young man, the son of a human fly, awaits a horrifying transformation when the mutant genes inside him come out of their dormant state. Includes a preview of "the Abyss."
The incredible Mel Brooks : an irresistible collection of unhinged comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For 65 years, Mel Brooks has made people laugh all over the world. A celebrated director, actor, producer, composer and writer, Brooks is one of only 11 people in history to win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award. With this unique, first of its kind collection, fans of this gifted entertainer will fall joyfully down a rabbit hole into a wonderland of television appearances, short films, documentaries, tributes, songs and genuine rarities."--Container
The doctor and the devils( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two psychotic men need to kill. A mad scientist needs fresh bodies. Together the three terrorize England. Based on the writings of Dylan Thomas
Robin Hood, men in tights ; Spaceballs( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SPACEBALLS (96 min.) : Hysterically funny space oddity lampoons Star Wars to Star Trek when fearless and clueless space heroes wage interstellar warfare to free Princess Vespa
Solarbabies( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a future drought-stricken planet Earth in which groups of children and teenagers fight for control and battle against invaders
The fly collector's set( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fly II: After Seth Brundle was 'debugged, ' his son, Martin Brundle, born of the human fly, is adopted by his father's place of employment (Bartok Inc.) while the employees simply wait for his mutant chromosomes to come out of their dormant state
Life stinks by Mel Brooks( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A filthy rich businessman bets a corporate rival that he can live on the streets of L.A. without the comforts of home or money, which proves to be tougher than he thought
Young Frankenstein ; Spaceballs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Frankenstein: Summoned by a will to his late grandfather's castle in Transylvania, young Dr. Frankenstein soon discovers the scientist's step-by-step manual explaining how to bring a corpse to life. Spaceballs: A band of intergalactic freedom fighters faces off against the forces of darkness
 
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Brooks Films (Firm)

Brooksfilms Filmproduktionsgesellschaft

BrooksFilms Production.

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