Filmed on the set of the original frankenstein [or fron-ken-steen], young frankenstein is the original satire on the horror genre with recurring gags, comic stereotypes and innuendo, the film has all the makings of a classic comedy the last twist comes with perhaps the best joke of entire film [a heavily contested title]. With those familiar images, audiences were welcomed to young frankenstein, mel brooks' affectionate parody of the universal horror masterpieces the movie, which is out on and this, i think, is the key to the popularity of the great horror comedies that have followed those two classics horror fans are a. By getting the tone right, young frankenstein went on to be one of the most memorable films in the parody genre the film succeeds in making fun of its source material without ever feeling petty the physical comedy flows from scene to scene, mixing perfectly with the classic frankenstein set designs. Another scene that warrants equal consideration due to its comedic bravura shines in mel brooks's spoofy classic young frankenstein released in 1974 as the monster and dr frankenstein's grandson, frederick, played respectively by peter boyle and gene wilder, entertain a show hall full of upper-class. I think it's safe to say, though, that mel brooks and gene wilder's take on it in young frankenstein is one of the more enduring and clever tributes to that legacy there are far too many classic comedic moments in the movie to list, of course, but my sisters and i have always had the biggest girl crush on. Young frankenstein (1974), directed by mel brooks and starring gene wilder, is apparently one of the classics for any halloween need-to-watch list i just recently watched it for the very first time after hearing my professor ramble on and on about it in my film class last year halloween movies are infamous. Freebooksummarycom ✅ young frankenstein/frankenstein comparison young frankenstein and mary shelly's frankenstein is a perfect example of satire to be more specific it is considered a parody, and probably one of the best parody's ever created the way mel brooks depicts the classic horror film with his own. By using stagenotes®, you will understand how young frankenstein incorporates the legend of systematic collection, review and analysis comedy a wickedly inspired re-imagining of the frankenstein legend based on mel brooks' classic comedy masterpiece, the story follows bright young dr frankenstein (that's.
It's undoubtedly his most cinematically rich film and a genuine american comedy classic but it's not 1974 anymore this musical version of young frankenstein has been around for some time following the juggernaut that was the producers, brooks reunited with director and choreographer susan. A goofy and silly mel brooks spoof on frankenstein and gothic horror, young frankenstein is obviously a classic of the genre and one of those films that everybody should see at least once quite funny and silly along the course of its runtime, young frankenstein largely mirrors the plot ofa goofy and silly. Watch young frankensteinbecause how many other movies dare us to laugh at our fears mel brooks and co-writer/star gene wilder re-imagined the frankenstein story as a comedic saga about the family's dark past going to great lengths to capture the look of vintage horror cinema, brooks carefully modeled the film's. As a writer, director and performer, brooks — the man behind such classic comedies as the producers, blazing saddles, and young frankenstein — has been all of that and then some, and, at age 90, his riffing skills are as sharp as ever i like ad libbing, he said on a recent afternoon just give me.
I apologize for the display and the sepia-like tone of the video i have no clue why it looks this way and i can't get it to look normal no matter what i tr. Young frankenstein (1974) is one of writer-producer- director mel brooks' best films - a nostalgic, hilarious spoof-tribute to classic horror films (with its authentic black and white cinematography and production design/set decoration), and in particular, of mary shelley's classic novel this was his follow-up film to his westerns. One of the film's highlights is the puttin' on the ritz duet performed by frederick and the monster young frankenstein is brooks's most accomplished work, combining his well-known brand of comedy with stylish direction and a uniformly excellent cast the handsome black-and-white cinematography really captures.
Mel brooks' young frankenstein is a fine horror comedy that remains a classic of the genre this is one film that is very funny, with good acting and directing the film is one of the most memorable films in the comedy horror genre mel brooks delivers a great film that is very funny the film obviously parodies frankenstein,. Show details legendary filmmaker and comedian mel brooks brings his classic monster musical comedy young frankenstein to life on stage in an all-singing, all -dancing musical collaboration with tony-award winning broadway director and choreographer susan stroman grandson of the infamous victor frankenstein,. Parody comedy monster movieyoung frankenstein is a parody of monster movies, specifically (this should be obvious) the frankenstein films of the 1930s starring boris karloff ironically, by parod. With young frankenstein now a major stage show, we reflect on the career of a living legend of comedy without wishing to analyse the comments in depth, it is notable that the bulk of the complaints have characterised brooks as an “old white man” while conveniently omitting the fact that he is, first and.
He could be hilariously funny he was even an oscar-nominated screenwriter every single one of those talents comes together in this famous bit from young frankenstein, which you will surely see in every single piece written about wilder from now until the end of time it involves wilder's dr frankenstein. For mel brooks the spoofing is in the details the classic hollywood horror film is always black-and-white and includes scene transitions like iris outs, wipes and fades to black mel brooks's hollywood horror is no different he even tracks down the original equipment from the mad doctor's lab first used in.
Young frankenstein by brian scott mednick seeing “young frankenstein” in a theater remains one of my earliest moviegoing memories i couldn't have been more than five or six – and surely i could not understand much of the adult humor – but i re- member loving it in black and white yet it has been several decades. To all of us who love mel brooks' brilliant and immortal horror film parody young frankenstein, this beginning can only mean one thing yes because after you hear the 13 chimes, you are going to undergo a gut-wrenching, side-splitting, sore stomach-creating and painfully funny comedy experience.
It is, and mel brooks is home with young frankenstein, his most disciplined and visually inventive film (it also happens to be very funny) victor is a professor in a new york medical school, trying to live down the family name and giving hilarious demonstrations of the difference between voluntary and. Starring: gene wilder, madeline kahn, marty feldman director: mel brooks genre(s): classics , comedy , horror , science fiction, fantasy rating: pg running film summary: in this spoof of mary shelley's gothic tale, the grandson of victor frankenstein, a neurosurgeon, has spent his life living down the legend of his. Young frankenstein is a 1974 american comedy film directed by mel brooks the film summary edit frederick frankenstein is a neurosurgeon and professor at an american medical school frederick, a direct ancestor of victor frankenstein, seeks to escape the legacy of the mad scientist and goes as far as to change the.
With comedy highlights too numerous to mention, brooks guides his brilliant cast (also including cloris leachman, madeline kahn, kenneth mars and gene hackman in a classic cameo role) through scene after scene of inspired hilarity indeed, young frankenstein is a charmed film, nothing less than a comedy classic,. It's not impossible to simulate dark vintage movies onstage (the broadway- bound british recreation of hitchcock's “39 steps” is proof of that) but it's a lot harder if your first objective is to be bawdy, bouncy and colorful despite its fidelity to the film's script, “the new mel brooks musical young frankenstein. Comedy icons gene wilder, peter boyle, cloris leachman, marty feldman, teri garr and madeline kahn star in mel brooks' brilliantly outrageous riff on mary shelley's classic story of frankenstein after inheriting his grandfather's castle in transylvania, young dr frankenstein (wilder) follows in his ancestor's freaky. Comedy a young neurosurgeon (gene wilder) inherits the castle of his grandfather, the famous dr victor von frankenstein reminds them of an incident in the career of prussian field marshal gebhardt von blücher, where his horse died under him in the war of 1815, or maybe it's just a silly gag with no meaning at all.