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Kahn, Madeline

Works: 226 works in 547 publications in 6 languages and 22,268 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Parodies, imitations, etc  History  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Puppet films  Comedy films  Humor  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Interviewee, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Madeline Kahn
Publications by Madeline Kahn
Publications by Madeline Kahn, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Madeline Kahn
Blazing saddles by Mel Brooks( visu )
39 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and held by 3,239 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
Young Frankenstein by Mel Brooks( visu )
33 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and held by 2,876 libraries worldwide
A finely tuned parody of the old Frankenstein movies, in which Wilder returns to the old country to clear his family name
An American tail by Universal Film Manufacturing Company( visu )
21 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,203 libraries worldwide
A Russian mouse lands in New York in the 1880s, only to be separated from his family. He must now learn to live on the streets and evade the mean cats
A bug's life by Walt Disney( visu )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 1,587 libraries worldwide
Cute and clever, "A Bug's Life" is a relatively straight retelling of Kurosawa's "The Seven Samurai," except of course that the characters are bugs! Idealistic young ant Flik is a sweet-natured dreamer and inventor. But his innovative thinking makes him an outcast when one of his inventions goes awry and destroys the food sacrifice that the colony makes annually to a gang of grasshopper hooligans led by the sinister Hopper. Disgraced, Flik is sent to look for "warrior bugs," mercenaries to fight them. What he finds--and hires--are a motley crew of circus bugs including a preening master-thespian mantis, a glamorous gypsy moth, a cranky ladybug, a dimwitted beetle, and sundry other dimwitted, craven troupers. The ant colony is inspired by the troupe and mobilizes, but when they discover that the "warriors" are just circus clowns they lose faith. In the end, of course, Flik and crew save the day and free the colony from the oppressive grasshoppers
Clue by Eileen Brennan( visu )
19 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 1,204 libraries worldwide
Who killed Mr. Boddy? Was it Colonel Mustard in the study with the gun? Miss Scarlet in the billiard room with the rope? Or was it Wadsworth the butler?
The Muppet movie by Jim Henson( visu )
8 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 1,137 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
History of the world, part 1 by Mel Brooks( visu )
14 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 1,112 libraries worldwide
... shows a rather different side of Moses, the Stone Age and the Roman Empire - in which Brooks is a stand-up philosopher playing Caesar's Palace. Next, the truth is finally told about the Spanish Inquisition in a splashy production number featuring song-and-dance monks and swimming nuns ... It's history as you've never known it - completely irreverent and positively hilarious. -- Container
What's up, doc? by Peter Bogdanovich( visu )
8 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 995 libraries worldwide
Four red plaid traveling cases-- one of each belonging to a befuddled Iowa musicologist, a strange but bright young woman, a rich matron and a suspicious fellow-- are mixed up at a San Francisco hotel, with hilarious results
High anxiety by Mel Brooks( visu )
25 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 995 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
Paper moon by Peter Bogdanovich( visu )
24 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 841 libraries worldwide
A nine-year old cigarette-smoking orphan joins a smooth-talking Bible salesman driving through Depression-era Kansas and manages to show the con man some new tricks
Mixed nuts by Nora Ephron( visu )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 525 libraries worldwide
A wild and wacky comedy about oddball characters in Los Angeles at Christmastime, centered around a suicide hotline service
Betsy's wedding ( visu )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and French and held by 480 libraries worldwide
An eccentric family copes with a daughter's wedding. Coping includes accidental meetings with the mob, oddball romances, revenge schemes and more!
My little pony the movie by Michael Joens( visu )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 458 libraries worldwide
The Little Ponies must stop the evil witch Hydia and her two incompetent daughters Reeka and Draggle from covering Dream Valley in a purple goo called "the Smooze." The Little Ponies find help from the friendly Grundles and the magic powers of the Flutter Ponies
On the Twentieth Century original Broadway cast by Cy Coleman( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 385 libraries worldwide
The cheap detective by Peter Falk( visu )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 369 libraries worldwide
Peter Falk plays a worldly, cynical gumshoe who takes on San Francisco, thugs, crooks, Nazis, femme fatales and the Golden Gate Bridge in this tribute to Casablanca, the Maltese Falcon, and other films from the Hammett/Chandler school of hard-boiled detectives
Dr. Seuss's sleep book plus hunches in bunches by Seuss( visu )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 313 libraries worldwide
These two favorite stories from Dr. Seuss will delight children with the outrageous activities of sleepers and dreamers in The sleep book ; and a hero in Hunches in bunches who has trouble making up his mind about what to do
Nixon by Oliver Stone( visu )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
Takes a riveting look at the complex man whose chance at greatness was ultimately destroyed by his passion for power. His involvement in conspiracy jeopardized the nation's security and the presidency of the United States
The best of the Tony Awards the plays ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
A compilation of dramatic scenes from various Broadway plays, as performed on the Tony Awards by the original cast members between 1969 and 2001
The adventure of Sherlock Holmes' smarter brother ( visu )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Sigerson Holmes, brother of Sherlock, plays super detective in a plot against Queen Victoria
Sondheim, a celebration at Carnegie Hall by Stephen Sondheim( visu )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
A concert to honor composer Stephen Sondheim, and to benefit Carnegie Hall
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Kahn Madeleine 1942-1999
Kahn, Madeliene 1942-1999
Kahn, Madeline 1942-1999
Wolfson, Madeline Gail
English (249)
German (13)
French (2)
Spanish (2)
Chinese (1)
Italian (1)
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