The incredible Mel Brooks an irresistible collection of unhinged comedy

Format: DVD 2012
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video IN TRANSIT
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video
 
Status  IN TRANSIT
 
 
Summary
Collects Mel Brooks television appearances, short films, documentaries, tributes, songs, and rarities. Includes new introductory material presented by Brooks himself as well as "Mel and his movies," a five-part feature in which Brooks looks back at some memorable movie scenes and the stories behind them.
Contents
DVDs: "The Hitler rap" (music video) (1983)
Mel Brooks And Dick Cavett together again (television special) (2011)
The Tracy Ullman show : "Due diligence" (television comedy sketch) (1990)
The tonight show starring Johnny Carson (eight television guest appearances)
Mel and his movies (part 1)
Peeping times (comedy special/television pilot) (1978)
Inside Danny Baker (television series pilot) (1963)
In the beginning : the Caesar years (television comedy sketches, reflections from Mel and Carl Reiner, and excerpts from the 1996 PBS television special, Caesar's writers)
60 minutes (television profile) (Apr. 15, 2001)
American comedy awards (tribute to Carl Reiner) (1991)
Mel and his movies (part 2)
The critic (short film) (1963)
I thought I was taller : a short history of Mel Brooks (television documentary) (1981)
The Dick Cavett show (television guest appearances) (Apr. 6, 1970, and Jan. 21, 1972)
Commercials (television and radio spots)
Excavating the 2000 year old man (television special) (2012)
Bonus 2000 year old man routines (clips from television appearances)
Mel and his movies (part 3)
Mel's television debut (1951)
An audience with
Mel Brooks (television guest appearance) (Feb. 4, 1984)
Wogan (television interview) (Feb. 18, 1984)
Mad about you : "The penis" (television guest appearance) (Feb. 11, 1997)
The electric company (four television guest appearances ) (1971-1973)
Mel and his movies (part 4)
My son, the hero, trailer (movie trailer) (1963)
The David Susskind show : how to be a Jewish son (television guest appearance) (Nov. 29, 1970)
Get Smart, pilot : "Mr. Big" (television series pilot) (Sept. 18, 1965)
Hollywood Walk of Fame induction (excerpts and speeches) (Apr. 23, 2012)
When things were rotten : "The French dis-connection" (television series episode) (Sept. 17, 1975)
New faces, sketch : "Of fathers and sons" (musical comedy revue sketch) (1952)
Free to be
you and me, sketch : "Boy meets girl" (voiceover from a television special) (Mar. 4, 1974)
Mel and his movies (part 5). Bonus CD: Melvin Kaminsky at the new school (Feb. 24, 1947) (1:33)
"The inquisition" (Mel Brooks and cast) (4:06)
The new Les Crane show (Aug. 3, 5, & 6, 1964) (21:50) "Springtime for Hitler" (3:25)
Open end with David Susskind (Mar. 22, 1964)
"Theme from Blazing saddles" (Frankie Lane) (2:05)
"I'm tired" Madeline Kahn) (4:39)
Circus nuts (1967) (6:11)
"Le grand frisson (aka High anxiety)" (Mel Brooks) (2:30)
The tonight show starring Johnny Carson (Apr. 21, 1964) (2:58)
"Men in tights" (Mel Brooks) (1:19)
"It's good to be king" (4:10)
The celebrity game (July 15 and Aug. 12, 1965) (6:06)
"Hope for the best, expect the worst" (2:44)

Additional Information
Subjects Brooks, Mel, -- 1926- -- Interviews.
Comedy sketches.
Motion picture music -- Excerpts.
Humorous songs.
Sketch comedy television programs.
Television comedies.
Television specials.
Interviews.
Television pilot programs.
Television commercials.
Fiction television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Publisher Los Angeles, CA :Shout! Factory LLC,2012
Edition Widescreen and full screen.
Other Titles Mel Brooks
History of Mel Brooks.
Contributors Brooks, Mel, 1926-
Fields, Jordan (Producer)
Brooksfilms (Firm), production company.
Shout! Factory (Firm), publisher.
Participants/Performers Mel Brooks.
Language English
Notes Title from container.
"Welcome to the history of Mel Brooks, part I."
Accompanying booklet, affixed to container, comprises program notes and essays by Leonard Maltin, Gene Wilder, Bruce Jay Friedman, and Robert Brustein.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen and full screen presentations.
Description 5 videodiscs (approximately 11 hr.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 audio disc + 1 booklet (60 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm)
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