A young neurosurgeon (Gene Wilder) inherits the castle of his grandfather, the famous Dr. Victor von Frankenstein. In the castle he finds a funny hunchback called Igor, a pretty lab assistant named Inga and the old housekeeper, frau Blucher -iiiiihhh!-. Young Frankenstein believes that the work of his grandfather is only crap, but when he discovers the book where the mad doctor described his reanimation experiment, he suddenly changes his mind... Written by
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The journal entry Frederick reads is actually two slightly paraphrased extracts from the original novel "Frankenstein; or the modern Prometheus" by Mary Shelley. See more »
The Monster is in two different locations on the operating table in the two shots prior to getting off the table. See more »
Dr. Frederick Frankenstein:
If we look at the base of a brain, which has just been removed from the skull, there's very little of the mid-brain that we can actually see. Yet, as I demonstrated in my lecture last week, if the under aspects of the temporal lobes are gently pulled apart, the upper portion of the stem of the brain can be seen. The so-called "brain stem" consists of the mid-brain, a rounded protrusion called the pons, and a stalk tapering downwards called the medulla oblongata, which passes out of...
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Based on characters in the novel "Frankenstein" by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. See more »
If you love comedies, but haven't seen Young Frankenstein, you're in
for a delicious treat.After three decades, it still makes people laugh
to death, and it's a must-see for every spoof lover in the world.
Actually, it's not a parody, but a homage by Mel Brooks to James
Whale's classic,shot in black and white on the same location and with
the same props.
The "hero" is Dr.Frederick Frankenstein(Gene Wilder), who, after a long
period in which he hated it, decides to repeat his grandfather's
experiment.The result is the Transylvanians want to kill him, despite
the fact that the monster is the most harmless creature in the world.
This sort of sequel to the original Frankenstein is hilarious from
start to finish, mostly because of two actors:Peter Boyle and Martin
Feldman.The former is great as the mute creature(he'll compensate that
by talking too much in Everybody Loves Raymond), particularly in the
scene with Gene Hackman's Blind Man.But it's Feldman's Igor that makes
this film unmissable.No wonder, given he's got the best lines("Wait
Master.It might be dangerous...you go first").
With no doubt Mel Brooks' masterpiece.
The Scary Movie franchise wishes it was this good.
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