Mel Brooks - Big Screen Comedies of Mel Brooks
McFarland & Company (series)
Paperback Book Details
- Lightly Illustrated in B&W Photos
- Released: May 13, 2009
- Originally Released: 2002
- Publisher: McFarland & Company, Inc.
|Author:||Robert Alan Crick|
Description by OLDIES.com:
This work is devoted entirely to Mel Brooks' work, good and bad, as a writer and director of big screen comedies. It provides a thorough synopsis and thematic analysis for each of his twelve films: The Producers (1968), 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), Life Stinks (1991), Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993), and Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995). The analyses include consideration of each film in relation to his other films to find common themes. Complete cast and production credits are provided for each film.