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The Incredible Mel Brooks : An Irresistible Collection Of Unhinged Comedy (2012, original release: 2012)


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Published: Los Angeles : Shout! Factory LLC, [2012] ©2012
Description:  5 video discs (11 hr.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 audio disc + 1 book (60 pages : color illustrations ; 19 x 19 cm)
ISBN/ISSN: 9786314837075,
Language:  English

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The video discs, sound disc, and printed pages are all housed in a bound book 19 x 19 cm

"For 65 years, Mel Brooks has made people laugh all over the world. A celebrated director, actor, producer, composer and writer, Brooks is one of only 11 people in history to win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award. With this unique, first of its kind collection, fans of this gifted entertainer will fall joyfully down a rabbit hole into a wonderland of television appearances, short films, documentaries, tributes, songs and genuine rarities."--Container

DVD, NTSC, region 1

DVDs. Mel Brooks And Dick Cavett together again (The 2011 Emmy-nominated HBO TV special) -- I thought I was taller: A short history of Mel Brooks (A wacky BBC documentary from 1981) -- An audience with...Mel Brooks (A 1984 episode of the UK Arena series, featuring stand-up, songs and cameos by Helen Mirren and Anne Bancroft) -- Excavating The 2000 year old man (The PBS documentary on the origin of one of comedy's most celebrated routines) -- Mel and his movies, a new five-part look back -- Vintage appearances on The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson and The Dick Cavett Show -- Episodes of Get Smart, When Things Were Rotten and Mad About You -- In the beginning: The Caesar years (Mel takes us back to his colorful days as a writer for Your Show Of Shows. It features vintage sketches and clips from the 1996 PBS program Caesar's Writers, including Neil Simon, Sid Caesar, Carl Reiner and Larry Gelbart) -- Short films, tributes, rarities and much more including his Oscar-winning short film The Critic -- New introductions by Mel. CD. Songs from Mel's movies and long-lost comedy bits from The Tonight Show, Open End With David Susskind. Book. 60 pages featuring rare photos, program notes and essays by Leonard Maltin, Gene Wilder, Bruce Jay Friedman and Robert Brustein

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Additional Credits:
Brooks, Mel, 1926-
Fields, Jordan (Producer)
Brooksfilms (Firm)

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