Young Frankenstein (Captioned)

United States, 1974

Film
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Mel Brooks takes Mary Shelley’s classic horror story and adds elements of Yiddish theatre, burlesque and camp to create an hilarious send-up of the horror movie genre. Featuring an array of star comic performances (including Cloris Leachman, Marty Feldman, Kenneth Mars), “Young Frankenstein” is considered Mel Brooks’ best film. Gene Wilder stars as the grandson of the original Dr. Frankenstein who travels back to an absurd Transylvania to uncover his grandfather’s hideous secrets.

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Credits

director

Mel Brooks

producer

Michael Greskoff

production company

Crossbow

Greskoff

Venture

Duration

01:45:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1974

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303918

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Sound/audio

Captioned

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q651923

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