The Mel Brooks collection [DVD]
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Contributors
Brooks, Mel, 1926- screenwriter,
Johnson, Alan, 1937-2018, director,
Little, Cleavon, actor.
Wilder, Gene, 1933-2016, screenwrtier,
Pickens, Slim, actor.
Published
Beverly Hills, California : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2006].
Format
DVD
Physical Desc
8 videodiscs (approximately 772 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in. 
Status
Land O'Lakes Branch Library - DVD - Adult
DVD F MEL
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Published
Beverly Hills, California : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2006].
Language
English

Notes

General Note
Title from container.
General Note
Blazing saddles originally released as a motion picture in 1974 ; High anxiety originally released as a motion picture in 1977 ; History of the world part 1 originally released as a motion picture in 1981 ; Robin Hood, men in tights originally released as a motion picture in 1993 ; Silent movie originally released as a motion picture in 1976 ; The twelve chairs originally released as a motion picture in 1970 ; To be or not to be originally released as a motion picture in 1983 ; Young Frankenstein originally released as a motion picture in 1974.
General Note
Special features: Blazing saddles: Exclusive interview with Mel Brooks;Production notes; Theatrical trailers ; Robin Hood, men in tights: HBO special: Robin Hood: men in tights - the legend had it coming; Original theatrical trailer ; To be or not to be: Making-of featurette; Character profiles and interviews with Mel Brooks, Anne Bancroft and Charles Durning ; Young Frankenstein: Mel Brooks audio commentary; Documentary: Making Frankensense of Young Frankenstein; Interviews with stars Marty Feldman, Gene Wilder & Cloris Leachman; 7 deleted scenes; Outtakes/Bloopers; Production stills.
Creation/Production Credits
Music, John Morris; Hummie Mann (Music for Robin Hood, men in tights); all directed, written, and some produced by Mel Brooks except "To be or not to be", directed by Alan Johnson; screenwriters variously Norman Steinberg, Andrew Bergman, Richard Pryor, Alan Uger, Evan Chandler, J. David Shapiro, Barry Levinson, Thomas Meehan, Ronny Graham, Gene Wilder; screenwriter, producer, Ron Clark, Rudy DeLuca ; producer, Michael Hertzberg, Barry Levinson; director of photography, Woody Omens, Michael D. O'Shea; editor, John C. Howard.
Participants/Performers
Blazing saddles cast: Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Slim Pickens, David Huddleston, Liam Dunn, Alex Karras, John Hillerman, George Furth, Claude Ennis Starrett Jr., Mel Brooks, Harvey Korman, Madeline Kahn.
Participants/Performers
High anxiety cast: Madeline Kahn, Cloris Leachman, Harvey Korman.
Participants/Performers
History of the world part 1 cast: Mel Brooks, Dom DeLuise, Madeline Kahn, Harvey Korman, Cloris Leachman, Ron Carey, Gregory Hines, Pamela Stephenson, Andreas Voutsinas, Shecky Greene, Sid Ceasar, Mary-Margaret Humes, actors ; Orson Welles, narrator.
Participants/Performers
Robin Hood, men in tights cast: Mel Brooks, Cary Elwes, Richard Lewis, Roger Rees, Amy Yasbeck, Dave Chappelle, Isaac Hayes, Tracey Ullman.
Participants/Performers
Silent movie cast: Mel Brooks, Marty Feldman, Dom DeLuise, Sid Caesar, Harold Gould, Ron Carey, Bernadette Peters.
Participants/Performers
The twelve chairs cast: Ron Moody, Frank Langella, Dom DeLuise, Mel Brooks.
Participants/Performers
To be or not to be cast: Mel Brooks, Anne Bancroft, Tim Matheson, Charles Durning, Jose Ferrer.
Participants/Performers
Young Frankenstein cast: Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle, Marty Feldman, Cloris Leachman, Teri Garr, Kenneth Mars, Madeline Kahn.
Description
Blazing saddles: A railroad needs to be built, but the land necessary is already owned. Needing to drive out the town folk, you appoint a new sheriff you figure will last about 24 hours.
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High anxiety: Harvard psychiatrist Dr. Richard Thorndyke is a nut-job with a paralyzing fear of heights. He had just become head of the Psycho-Neurotic Institute for the Very Very Nervous.
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History of the world part 1: Find out what really happened throughout time.
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Robin Hood, men in tights: In days of olde, when men were men, men wore tights. And none wore tights mightier - or tighter - than Robin Hood.
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Silent movie: As the ruthless conglomerate Engulf and Devour targets a floundering movie studio, has-been director Mel Funn convinces the paranoid studio chief to make a star-studded silent picture.
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The twelve chairs: The tale of a former aristocrat who is now a Russian clerk under the new Soviet regime.
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To be or not to be: Frederick Bronski is a great Polish actor, his wife is an actress, with whom he fights a tug-of-war battle for center statge.
Description
Young Frankenstein: Summoned by a will to his late grandfathers castle in Transylvania, young Dr. Frankenstein soon discovers the scientists step-by-step manual explaining how to bring a corpse to life.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: G (Twelve chairs), PG (High anxiety, Silent movie, To be or not to be, Young Frankenstein), PG-13 (Robin Hood: men in tights), R (Blazing saddles, History of the world: part 1).
System Details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1 or 2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo. Dolby Digital mono, dual-layer.
Language
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Brooks, M., Johnson, A., Little, C., Wilder, G., Pickens, S., Huddleston, D., Dunn, L., Karras, A., Hillerman, J., Furth, G., Starrett, J., Korman, H., Kahn, M., Leachman, C., DeLuise, D., Carey, R., Hines, G., Stephenson, P., Voutsinas, A., Greene, S., Caesar, S., Humes, M., Elwes, C., Lewis, R., Rees, R., Yasbeck, A., Chappelle, D., Hayes, I., Ullman, T., Feldman, M., Gould, H., Peters, B., Moody, R., Langella, F., Bancroft, A., Matheson, T., Durning, C., Ferrer, J., Boyle, P., Garr, T., Mars, K., Welles, O., Steinberg, N., Bergman, A., Pryor, R., Uger, A., Chandler, E., Shapiro, J. D., Meehan, T., Graham, R., Hertzberg, M., Clark, R., De Luca, R., Levinson, B., Omens, W., O'Shea, M. (. d., Howard, J. C., Morris, J., & Mann, H. (2006). The Mel Brooks collection [DVD] . 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Mel Brooks et al.. 2006. The Mel Brooks Collection [DVD]. 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Mel Brooks et al.. The Mel Brooks Collection [DVD] 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2006.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Brooks, Mel, et al. The Mel Brooks Collection [DVD] 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2006.

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