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"The Producers"

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"Everything we do in life is based on fear, especially love."

"You're always a little disappointing in person because you can't be the edited essence of yourself."

"I've been accused of vulgarity. I say that's bullsh*t."

"Anybody can direct, but there are only eleven good writers."

— Mel Brooks


     B I O

     h e r e

Served as a U.S. Army corporal in North Africa during World War II defusing landmines in areas before the infantry moved in. Worked as stand-up comedian in the Catskills from 1945-1949. Wrote for "The Admiral Broadway Revue" (1949), Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca on "Your Show of Shows" (1950-1954), Caesar's Hour (1955-1957), and "Sid Caesar Invites You" {details not listed on IMDb}

Mel Brooks entry at Wikipedia
Mel Brooks credits [1949-2012] at Internet Movie Database
browse Mel Brooks on DVD at Amazon


star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame  Oscar statuette is a trademark of A.M.P.A.S.      won Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series in 1997  won Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series in 1998  won Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series in 1999   Mel Brooks won an Oscar
for Best Original Screenplay for "The Producers' [1968]
— out of 3 Oscar nominations

He has also received
two W.G.A. Best Script Awards (1969 & 1975) out of 6 noms
a shared Nebula Award from Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America, 1976
a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Comedy Awards, 1987
three Emmy Awards in 1997, 1998 & 1999
two American Comedy Awards, 1997 & 2000
three Tony Awards in 2001 (plus the show won 9)
three Drama Desk Awards in 2001
a shared Grammy Award, 2002
a Laurel Award from W.G.A., 2003
honoree at Kennedy Center, 2009
the Ernst Lubitsch Honorary Award, 2009
and a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, 2010



Movies  &  TV  of  Mel Brooks
Mel Brooks credits [1949-2012] at Internet Movie Database
browse Mel Brooks on DVD at Amazon

Mel's film company Brooksfilms was active from 1980 to 2008
list at Wikipedia of films produced by Brooksfilms

Films of Mel Brooks book by Neil Sinyard  "The Films of Mel Brooks" [1987] by Neil Sinyard
covering the nine films thru "Space Balls"
Bookthrift US 10x9¼ hardcover [3/88] out of print/used
Littlehampton Book Services hardcover [10/87] out of print/used
Exeter Books hardcover [1987] out of print/used
Big Screen Comedies of Mel Brooks book by Robert Alan Crick  "The Big Screen Comedies of Mel Brooks" [2002]
by Robert Alan Crick

covering the 12 films thru "Dracula"
McFarland & Co. 10x7 pb [5/2009] for $35.00
McFarland & Co. 10x7 hardcover [10/2002] out of print/used

"The Mel Brooks Collection" Blu-ray Box Set [2009]
Mel Brooks Collection Blu-ray box set   Fox widescreen DVD [12/2009] 9 disks for $73.99
contains nine feature films: "The Twelve Chairs" [1970]; "Blazing Saddles" [1974]; "Young Frankenstein" [1974]; "Silent Movie" [1976]; "High Anxiety" [1977]; "History of The World, Part 1" [1981]; "To Be Or Not To Be" [1983]; "Spaceballs" [1987] starring John Candy, Bill Pullman & Daphne Zuniga; and "Robin Hood: Men In Tights" [1993]

"Mel Brooks Box Set Collection" [2006]
Mel Brooks DVD Box Set Collection   Fox widescreen color DVD [4/2006] 8 disks for $45.99
includes eight feature films: "The Twelve Chairs" [1970] starring Ron Moody & Frank Langella; "Blazing Saddles" [1974] with Cleavon Little & ensemble cast; "Young Frankenstein" [1974] starring Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle & Marty Feldman; "Silent Movie" [1976] with Mel's stock company; Hitchcock spoof "High Anxiety" [1977] with Mel's stock company; "History of The World, Part 1" [1981] with Mel's stock company; "To Be Or Not To Be" [1983] co-starring Anne Bancroft; and "Robin Hood: Men In Tights" [1993]

"Mel Brooks Collector Set" VHS Box Set [1997]
contains 7 feature films: "The Twelve Chairs" [1970], "Young Frankenstein" [1974], "Silent Movie" [1976], "High Anxiety" [1977],
"History of The World, Part 1" [1981], "To Be Or Not To Be" [1983], and "Robin Hood: Men In Tights" [1993]

Fox VHS [7/97] 7 tapes for $45.00

         

Mel Brooks wrote for Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca on "Your Show of Shows" [1950-54], "Caesar's Hour"
[1955-57], and "Sid Caesar Invites You" [1958] details not listed on IMDb

Sid Caesar Collection, Inside The Writer's Room  
"The Sid Caesar Collection: Inside The Writer's Room" [2000]
five vintage sketches from "Your Show of Shows" and "Caesar's Hour"
Creative Light DVD [8/2000] out of prodn/used
Creative Light VHS [8/2000] out of prodn/used

"New Faces of 1952" musical stageplay [Fox Feb 1954 ]
cast photo of the Broadway show "New Faces of 1952"  After successful 365-performance run on Broadway, this series of sketches was filmed in CinemaScope. Directed by Harry Horner & John Beal; written by Melvin Brooks, with John Cleveland, Luther Davis, Ronny Graham & Paul Lynde; starring Ronny Graham, Eartha Kitt, Robert Clary, Alice Ghostley, June Carroll, Carol Lawrence, Virginia Wilson & Paul Lynde
V.C.I. Ent. widescreen color 98-minute DVD [11/2010] for $13.49
Reel Enterprises color 99-minute DVD [11/2006] for $9.95
Critic's Choice color 123-minute DVD [1/2006] out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDb Broadway credits

producer Ernest Pintoff won Oscar for Best Cartoon Short    "The Critic" 4-minute Eastmancolor short [Columbia Pictures May 1963]
Created, written & narrated by Mel Brooks; co-produced & directed by Ernest Pintoff;
won Oscar for Best Cartoon Short & BAFTA for Best Animated Film; full credits at IMDb

"Get Smart" [TV series 1965-1970] /tt0058805/
"Get Smart" (Dec 1967) by Mel Brooks, Buck Henry & Christopher Sergel /0871292602/
"Get Smart, Again!" [1989 TV] /tt0097423/
"Get Smart" (7 episodes, 1995) /tt0111982/

"Get Smart" feature film [2008] /tt0425061/
http://www.amazon.com/Get-Smart-Blu-ray-Steve-Carell/dp/B001GPOSYC/

"Get Smart's Bruce and Lloyd: Out of Control" feature film [2008] /tt1018723/

"The Producers" [1968] { see below }

"The Twelve Chairs" [1970] starring Ron Moody & Frank Langella

"Shinbone Alley" animated feature film [1971] /tt0067749/
based on the musical stageplay

"Blazing Saddles" [Warner Bros. Feb 1974]
Blazing Saddles comedy Western movie directed by Mel Brooks  Co-written & directed by Mel Brooks; starring Cleavon Little & Gene Wilder; Oscar nomi-nations for Best Supporting Actress (Madeline Kahn), Best Editing, Best Song; won W.G.A. Award for Best Comedy; listed at National Film Registry (2006); at end of 2011, holds #48 box office ranking, at 63,227,500 tickets
Warner Home Video widescreen color Blu-ray [9/2006] for $9.99
Warner Home Video Special Edition widescreen color DVD [6/2004] for $4.99
Warner widescreen color DVD [8/97] out of prodn/used
Creative Design Ltd Edition Collectors Set DVD [6/2000] out of prodn/used
Warner Special Edition color VHS [4/2001] for $2.95
Warner Special Edition widescreen color VHS [4/2001] for $19.95
full credits from IMDb theme music [1min:55sec] movie entry at Wikipedia
"Blazing Saddles" posters at AllPosters.com

"Young Frankenstein" (1974) /tt0072431/
starring Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle & Marty Feldman
http://www.amazon.com/Young-Frankenstein-Blu-ray-Gene-Wilder/dp/B001DDBD0O/
"Mel Brooks's Young Frankenstein" [1975] by Gilbert Pearlman /B0012P6HJK/ scarce

"Young Frankenstein" Broadway musical [11/2007 - 1/2009]
http://www.ibdb.com/show.php?id=457589 /B000XH7GHU/

"When Things Were Rotten" [1975 TV series]
Co-produced & co-written by Mel Brooks /tt0072585/

"Silent  Movie" [1976]
Co-written & directed by and starring Mel Brooks, co-starring Marty Feldman, Dom DeLuise, Sid Caesar, Harold Gould, Ron Carey & Bernadette Peters, with cameos by Burt Reynolds, James Caan, Liza Minnelli, Anne Bancroft, Marcel Marceau & Paul Newman
full credits from IMDb

http://www.amazon.com/Mel-Brooks-Silent-Movie-Tie-/dp/B002YA7J62/

Hitchcock spoof "High Anxiety" [1977] with Mel's stock company
http://www.amazon.com/Mel-Brooks-High-Anxiety/dp/B004BI9MXS/
http://www.amazon.com/High-anxiety-Robert-H-Pilpel/dp/0448145758/

"The  Muppet  Movie"  [Henson/A.F.D. June 1979]
The Muppet Movie pinkish poster   A frog, a bear and a pig head for Hollywood, while trying to elude a greedy fast-food magnate. On their way to fame & fortune, the characters get an agent, meet with a studio bigwig (Welles), and confront other dangers. Created by Jim Henson & Frank Oz; directed by James Frawley; starring Kermit The Frog, Fozzie Bear, The Great Gonzo, Miss Piggy, Rowlf The Dog, Charles Durning, Steve Martin, Orson Welles, Carol Kane, Milton Berle, Mel Brooks, James Coburn & Dom DeLuise
Disney color DVD [11/2005] for $13.99
Disney color VHS [3/93] out of prodn/many used
11"x17" poster from Amazon for $9.99
27"x40" poster from Amazon for $19.99
full credits from IMDb Magic Lantern's 'The Muppets' Page

"The Elephant Man" [Brooksfilms 1980]
Produced by Mel Brooks http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Elephant_Man_(film)

"History of The World, Part 1" [1981] with Mel's stock company
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0038Z5SOM/ = MBrooks History/world Blu-ray
http://www.amazon.com/Mel-Brooks-History-world/dp/0446370703/
http://www.amazon.com/History-World-Part-I-1/dp/0907080278/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcyFsfVbeDo with ads 1.47.06

"To Be or Not To Be" [1983] co-starring Anne Bancroft

"An Audience with Mel Brooks" [1983 TV special]

"Spaceballs" [1987] spoof of 'Star Wars' written by Mel Brooks /nm0000316/
http://www.amazon.com/Spaceballs-Blu-ray-Mel-Brooks/dp/B001UN1KVE/
http://www.amazon.com/Spaceballs-Book-Jovial-Bob-Stine/dp/0590412264/

"Life Stinks" [1991] /tt0102303/

"Robin Hood: Men In Tights" [1993 spoof]
Co-produced, co-written & directed by Mel Brooks /tt0107977/

"The Little Rascals" feature film
[Amblin'/Universal Aug 1994]
Little Rascals 1994 feature film directed by Penelope Spheeris  "Mischief loves company!" Spanky and the boys of the 'He-Man Woman Haters Club' catch Alfalfa mooning over a girl!, cutie Darla. So they convince Darla that Alfalfa is ashamed of her, and she turns her attention toward Waldo, the new rich kid. The clubhouse burns down, their entry in the Soap Box Derby is stolen by baddies Butch & Woim, the boys build a second go-kart, and Spanky & Alfalfa reconcile in time to win the race. Co-written & directed by Penelope Spheeris; starring Travis Tedford {as Spanky}, Ross Bagley {as Buckwheat}, Bug Hall {as Alfalfa}, Brittany Ashton Holmes {as Darla}, Kevin Jamal Woods {as Stymie}, Jordan Warkol {as Froggy}, Zachary Mabry {as Porky}, Sam Saletta {as Butch}, Blake Jeremy Collins {as Woim}, Blake McIver Ewing {as Waldo}, Juliette Brewer {as Mary} & Heather Karasek {as Jane} with cameos by Mel Brooks, Whoopi Goldberg, Daryl Hannah, Reba McEntire, Ashley & Mary-Kate Olsen and Donald Trump
Universal widescreen color DVD [1/2004] for $9.99
Universal color VHS [8/96] out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDb movie entry at Wikipedia

and lots more (short films & DVD sets, books, history, posters, bios) on
Magic Lantern's Little Rascals / Our Gang Kids Page

"Dracula: Dead and Loving It" [1995]

"Screw Loose" aka "Svitati" [Italy 1999] /tt0174255/
Written & directed by and starring Ezio Greggio; also starring Mel Brooks, Julie Condra & Gianfranco Barra

"The Producers" [2005 musical] { see below }

"Spaceballs: The Animated Series" (13 episodes, 2007-2008) /tt0870980/

"Get Smart" feature film [2008] { see above }

"Pizzaman" horror movie [2012?]  
Co-written & exec-produced by Mel Brooks; co-written by Rudy De Luca & Steve Haberman
latest info at IMDb



The  2000  Year  Old  Man
comedy routine created & performed by Mel Brooks & Carl Reiner in 1960
'The 2000 Year Old Man' entry at Wikipedia

straight-man Carl Reiner [b. 1922] also wrote for Sid Caesar & directed films
IMDb listing Broadway credits Wikipedia

2000 Years With Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks comedy album  "2000 Years With: Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks" [1960]
includes six comedy routines: "The 2000 Year Old Man", "Fabiola",
"The Astronaught", "In A Coffee House", "The Peruvian", and "The Psychiatrist"

World Pacific vinyl record [1960] out of prodn/scarce
Rhino/W.E.A. audio CD [11/95] 6 tracks - out of prodn/used
2000 & One Years With Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks comedy album  "2000 & One Years With Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks" [1961]
Capitol Records vinyl record [1961] out of prodn/scarce
Rhino/W.E.A. audio CD [11/95] out of prodn/used
includes five comedy routines: "2000 and Six Month Man", "The Tax Expert", "The Two Hour Old Baby", "The New Technique Psychiatric Society", and "The Third Best Poet"
Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks At The Cannes Film Festival comedy album  "Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks At The Cannes Film Festival" [1962]
Rhino/W.E.A. audio CD [1994] out of prodn/scarce
includes four comedy routines: "The Cannes Film Festival", "Dr. Felix Wheird",
"The 2000 and Two Year Old Man", and "The L.M.N.O.P. Ad Agency"
Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks 2000 and Thirteen comedy album  "2000 and Thirteen" [1973] by Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks
Rhino/W.E.A. audio CD [1994] out of prodn/used
Shout! Factory MP3 album download [11/2009] 25 tracks for $9.99
includes 25 comedy routines: "Intro", "Will To Live", "Slow Growth", "Natural Foods", "Phil", "Asparagus", "Origin Of Words", "Great Inventions", "Strawberries", "Miracle Fruits", "The Greatest Invention", "Ancient Poetry", "The Fig Leaf", "Paul Revere", "Ma and Pa", "Jesus and The Apostles", "Generals", "Winston Churchill", "War of The Roses", "Dolly Madison", "Lord Byron", "21,000 Doctors", "Jolson", "America's Economic Plight", and "Hope For Mankind"

Incomplete Works of Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks 1973 vinyl box set  "The Incomplete Works of Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks: Featuring The 2000 Year Old Man" Deluxe 3-Record Set [1973]
Warner Bros. Records vinyl record set [1973] 3 disks - out of prodn/used
includes comedy routines "In A Coffee House", "The Peruvian", "The Psychiatrist", "The 2000 Year Old Man", "The 2000 and Six Month Man", "The Tax Expert", "The Two Hour Old Baby", "The Third Best Poet", "The 2000 and Two Year Old Man", and more
The 2000 Year Old Man animated TV special  "The 2000 Year Old Man" ½-hour animated TV special [CBS-TV Jan 1975]
Produced & directed by Leo Salkin; voices of Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks
Rhino/W.E.A. color DVD [2002] for rental price of $58.31
Rhino/W.E.A. color VHS [5/94] out of prodn/used
W.E.A. Des Moines Video color VHS [undated] out of prodn/used
credits at IMDb
Complete 2000 Year Old Man comedy albums box set  "The Complete 2000 Year Old Man" CD Box Set [1994]
by Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks

Rhino/W.E.A. audio CD set [5/94] 4 disks - out of prodn/used
Rhino/W.E.A. audio CD set [5/94] 4 disks - out of prodn/used
contains four albums, as above: "2000 Years With Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks" [1960], "2000 and One Years With Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks" [1961], "Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks At The Cannes Film Festival" [1962], and "2000 and Thirteen" [1973]
2000 Year Old Man graphic novel by Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner  
"The 2000 Year Old Man" graphic novel [1981]
by Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner, illustrator unknown

Warner Books 8¼x5½ hardcover [10/81] out of print/ many used
The 2000 Year Old Man In The Year 2000 comedy album & book  
The 2000 Year Old Man In The Year 2000 book by Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks  
"The 2000 Year Old Man In The Year 2000: The Album" [1997]
by Mel Brooks & Carl Reiner

Rhino/W.E.A. audio CD [10/97] out of prodn/used
album won Grammy Award for Best Spoken Comedy Album, in February 1999; includes 15 comedy routines: "A Re-Pleasure To See You", "See Moses Run", "Diseases and The Plagues", "Pain Listen", "Wives and Famous Women", "Parents Listen", "First Place You Ever Lived", "Yarmulkes Galore and The Inquisition", "Computer Sex and Self Help", "Exercise and Info-mercial", "Music", "Height and Plastic Surgery", "Seven Wonders of The World", "Famous People", and "Pet Peeves and Words of Wisdom"; extras include Ballantine Beer commercials
"The 2,000 Year Old Man In The Year 2000: The Book (including 'How To Not Die' and other good tips)" [1997]
Harper? 7¼x5¼ bargain pb [11/98] out of print/used/
Fairmount Books, Ltd. 8¼x5½ pb [1997] out of print/used
Harper 8¼x5¼ hardcover [9/97] out of print/many, many used
Cliff Street Books/Harper Collins 8¼x5¾ hardcover [9/97] out of print/used

The 2000 Year Old Man Goes To School book & CD  "The 2000 Year Old Man Goes To School" [2005]
by Mel Brooks & James Bennett

with "The 2000 Year Old Man Tells All" CD by Mel Brooks & Carl Reiner
HarperCollins 10¾x10½ hardcover & CD [6/2005] for $18.00
HarperCollins 10x10 hardcover & CD [6/2005] out of print/many, many used
HarperCollins 10x10 hardcover & CD [6/2005] out of print/used out of print/used
The 2000 Year Old Man Complete History comedy albums box set by Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks   "The 2000 Year Old Man: The Complete History" CD Box Set [2009]
by Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks

Shout! Factory audio CD set [11/2009] 4 disks for $39.99
original recordings remastered; contains five albums [1960, 1961, 1962, 1973 & 1997], as above; Disk 4 is a DVD that includes TV appearances, exclusive 2009 interview with Mel & Carl, Ballantine Beer commercials, and "The 2000 Year Old Man" ½-hour animated TV special [1975]; also 32-page booklet



Other  Works  By  Mel Brooks

Mel Brooks credits [1952-2009] at Internet Broadway Database
Mel Brooks wrote and-or produced five Broadway plays: "New Faces" [1952], "Shinbone Alley" [1957], "All American" [1962], award-winning "The Producers" [2001 musical], and "Young Frankenstein" [2007 musical]

   

"Leonard Sillman's New Faces of 1952" Broadway musical [1952-53]
Leonard Sillman's New Faces of 1952 Broadway cast recording  365 performances from May 1952 to March 1953; produced by Leonard Sillman; written by Melvin Brooks, with John Cleveland, Luther Davis, Ronny Graham & Paul Lynde; starring Ronny Graham, Eartha Kitt, Robert Clary, Alice Ghostley, June Carroll, Carol Lawrence, Virginia Wilson & Paul Lynde; Broadway credits
Jasmine Music original cast recording CD [4/2004] 13 tracks for $15.55
1954 CinemaScope V.C.I. Ent. color DVD [11/2010] for $13.49  

   

"Shinbone Alley" Broadway musical [1957]
Shinbone Alley 1957  Broadway cast recording  A newspaperman jumps in the river and reincarnates as a cricket, then falls in love with the saucy office cat. 49 performances, April-May 1957; book by Joe Darion & Mel Brooks, based on the "archie and mehitabel" stories of Don Marquis; music by George Kleinsinger, lyrics by Joe Darion; starring Eddie Bracken, Eartha Kitt, Jacques d'Amboise, Gwen Harmon, George S. Irving, Allegra Kent & Ross Martin; Broadway credits
Legend Records original cast recording CD [11/2004] 24 tracks - out of prodn/used

"Shinbone Alley" animated feature film [1971] based on the musical stageplay /tt0067749/

   

"All American" Broadway musical [1962]
All American 1962 Broadway cast recording  This followup for the creators of "Bye Bye Birdie" unfortunately opened during a New York City newspaper strike, and never got its due; an immigrant college professor tries hard to understand what it means to be an American, and falls in love with the dean of women. 86 performances, March-May 1962; book by Mel Brooks, based on the novel "Professor Fodorski" by Robert Lewis Taylor; music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Lee Adams; directed by Joshua Logan; starring Ray Bolger, Eileen Herlie, Anita Gillette, Ron Husmann & Fritz Weaver; Broadway credits
Sony original cast recording CD [5/92] 17 tracks for $6.99
Dramatic Publng Co. 7x5 pb playscript [1962] out of print/used


t-shirt logo for Mel Brooks's musical hit "The Producers"
The 1968 comedy film "The Producers" has had a remarkable existence. It was the first film directed by Mel Brooks and was a smash hit, and he won an Academy Award for the screenplay. He worked with Tom Meehan to create the 2001 Broadway musical - 2535 performances, described as 'the biggest hit in the history of Broadway' - and Mel is credited as producer, writer, lyricist & composer; Mel won three Tony Awards (for Best Musical, Best Book of A Musical & Best Original Score) and three Drama Desk Awards; the show won nine more Tony Awards (out of 15 total nominations). The cast recording album won a Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album. And then he exec-produced the movie made of the musical!

"The Producers" [1968]
Written & directed by Mel Brooks; starring Zero Mostel, Gene Wilder, Kenneth Mars & Dick Shawn
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Producers_(1968_film)

"The Producers" Broadway musical [April 2001 to April 2007]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Producers_(musical)
http://www.ibdb.com/production.php?id=12826
The show won Tonys for Best Musical, Best Book of A Musical, and Best Original Score, Orchestration, Direction, Choreography, Lighting, Costume, Scenic Design, Featured Actress, Featured Actor, and Leading Actor.
"The Producers" by Mel Brooks and Tom Meehan /0786868805/
"A Year With The Producers: One Actor's Exhausting (But Worth It) Journey From Cats to Mel Brooks' Mega-Hit"
[2002] by Jeffry Denman /0878301542/
http://www.amazon.com/Letters-Backstage-Adventures-Touring-Stage/dp/B004JZWLW2/

"The Producers" [2005 musical] /tt0395251/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Producers_(2005_film)
http://www.sonypictures.co.uk/movies/theproducers/



Works  About  Mel Brooks

"Mel Brooks: The Irreverent Funnyman [1976] by Bill and Jeffrey Feinman Adler
http://www.amazon.com/Mel-Brooks-Irreverent-Bill-Adler/dp/B0006CJWR4/
http://www.amazon.com/Brooks-irreverent-funnyman-Adler-Feinman/dp/B004JG4UQ6/

"Seesaw: A Dual Biography of Anne Bancroft and Mel Brooks" [1979] by William Holtzman
http://www.amazon.com/Seesaw-dual-biography-Bancroft-Brooks/dp/0385130767/

"Mel Brooks and The Spoof Movie" [Feb 1983] by Nick Smurthwaite & Paul Gelder
http://www.amazon.com/Brooks-Spoof-Movie-Nick-Smurthwaite/dp/0862760496/
http://www.amazon.com/Brooks-Spoof-Movie-Nick-Smurthwaite/dp/086276050X/
http://www.amazon.com/Mel-Brooks-Spoof-Movie-ISBN/dp/B000NQKEYS/
http://www.amazon.com/Mel-Brooks-Spoof-Movie-ISBN/dp/B002767OY0/

"Method In Madness: The Comic Art of Mel Brooks" [1981] by Maurice Yacowar
http://www.amazon.com/Method-Madness-Comic-Art-Brooks/dp/0312531427/
http://www.amazon.com/Comic-Art-Brooks-Maurice-Yacowar/dp/0863790372/
http://www.amazon.com/Method-Madness-Comic-Art-Brooks/dp/B002JYKY1A/

"It's Good To Be The King: The Seriously Funny Life of Mel Brooks" [2008]
by James Robert Parish /0470225262/


Family & Friends

first wife Florence Baum [], married 1951, divorced 1961
daughter Stephanie Brooks
son Nicholas 'Nicky' Brooks [b. 1957]
son Edward 'Eddie' Brooks [b. 1959]

second wife Anne Bancroft [1931-2005], married 1964-2005
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne_Bancroft

son Max Brooks [b. 1972]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max_Brooks


Links

Mel Brooks entry at Wikipedia
Mel Brooks credits [1949-2012] at Internet Movie Database
Mel Brooks credits [1952-2009] at Internet Broadway Database
browse Mel Brooks on DVD at Amazon
search books on keywords 'Mel Brooks' on Amazon
Mel Brooks movie posters category at AllPosters.com

Patty's Mel Brooks fanpage



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