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Brooks, Mel 1926-

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The producers by Mel Brooks( visu )
147 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,508 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( visu )
156 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,857 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( visu )
119 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,599 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( visu )
43 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,671 libraries worldwide
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Spaceballs by Mel Brooks( visu )
79 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,262 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
Get Smart by Ge Xi( visu )
31 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,050 libraries worldwide
The headquarters of the U.S. spy agency CONTROL is attacked and the identities of its agents are compromised, so the Chief has no choice but to promote his analyst Maxwell Smart. The competent and beautiful Agent 99 is assigned to work with Agent 86, the bungling Maxwell Smart. The agents know the task of taking down KAOS, their evil crime nemesis, will not be an easy assignment. KAOS has plans for world domination but Agent 99 and Agent 86 will do whatever it takes to thwart that plan
Hotel Transylvania by Adam Sandler( visu )
22 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,600 libraries worldwide
Everything seems to be changing for the better at Hotel Transylvania. Dracula's rigid monster-only hotel policy has finally relaxed, opening up its doors to human guests. But behind closed coffins, Drac is worried that his adorable half-human, half-vampire grandson, Dennis, isn't showing signs of being a vampire
Robin Hood : men in tights by Mel Brooks( visu )
40 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,471 libraries worldwide
Robin Hood attempts to save England from Prince John and the Sheriff of Rottingham, while also winning the heart of Maid Marian
Mr. Peabody & Sherman by Ty Burrell( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,420 libraries worldwide
When an advanced canine and his adopted son use their time traveling WABAC machine, events in history spiral out of control to disastrous and comical results. It's up to this most unexpected of father-son teams to somehow put things back on track before the space-time continuum is irreparably destroyed
History of the world, part 1 by Mel Brooks( visu )
49 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,397 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's Sesame Street Muppets( visu )
13 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 1,256 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
Leap! ( visu )
6 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,225 libraries worldwide
An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house
The producers : the new Mel Brooks musical : original Broadway cast recording by Mel Brooks( Sound Recording )
11 editions published in 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,144 libraries worldwide
Mel Brooks' new compositions, like the brilliant song Betrayed and the opening King of Broadway, are full of his trademark wit and irreverence
High anxiety by Mel Brooks( visu )
57 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,110 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 twelve chairs by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( visu )
32 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in English and held by 851 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
It's a very merry Muppet Christmas movie by Tom Martin( visu )
6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 844 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
Silent movie by Mel Brooks( visu )
45 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 810 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( visu )
39 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 757 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( score )
22 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 648 libraries worldwide
Get Smart ( visu )
12 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in English and held by 593 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
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Brooks, Melvin
Brooks, Melvin 1926-
Brooks, Melvyn 1926-
Kaminsky, Melvin
Kaminsky, Melvin 1926-
Kaminsky, Melvin James
Kaminsky, Melvin James 1926-
Kaminsky, Melvyn 1926-
Mel Brooks American director, writer, actor, and producer
Mel Brooks Amerikaans acteur
Mel Brooks amerykański reżyser
Mel Brooks cinéaste américain
Mel Brooks pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat
Mel Brooks regista, sceneggiatore e attore statunitense
Mel Brooks regizor, actor și producător american
Mel Brooks US-amerikanischer Komiker und Regisseur
Mel Bruks
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Μελ Μπρουκς
Мел Брукс
Мел Брукс американский кинорежиссёр, актёр и продюсер
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מל ברוקס שחקן אמריקאי
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مل بروکس صداپیشه، ترانه‌سرا، آهنگساز، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، کارگردان، و تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی
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브룩스, 멜 1926-
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