With Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle, Marty Feldman, Cloris Leachman, Teri Garr, Madeline Kahn, Gene Hackman
Directed by Mel Brooks

This is one of Mel's greatest films. As usual he rips existing material, but in this case it is brilliant - also thanks to his great cast. Wilder plays a descendent of the notorious Dr. Frankenstein. Although he tries to fight it, he cannot resist the inbred urges to follow in the life creating man's footsteps. So, he travels to the castle where it all happened, to recreate events. With absolutely hilarious results Brooks reinvents the story with ample slapstick, all in black & white. Wilder and Feldman are superb. Not to be missed.

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- PB

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A: Multi-Viewing Potential

B: Could Enjoy A 2nd Look

C: Once Should Suffice

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