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Best Adapted Screenplay
Academy Awards
Quotation
It's Mel Brooks at his most daft and puerile: sophisticated and silly, a black-and-white art film with schlong jokes.
--Edward Lawrenson, Big Issue
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Young Frankenstein


Part of our Throwback Thursday series in partnership with Eat|See|Hear.
For details, visit: Laemmle.com/TBT.


In this spoof of Mary Shelley's gothic novel, the grandson of Victor Frankenstein, a neurosurgeon, has spent his life living down the legend of his grandfather, even changing the pronunciation of his name. When he discovers his grandfather's diary, he begins to feel differently, and returns to th e family castle to satisfy his curiosity by replicating his ancestor's experiments. In the process, he creates one very unique monster.

Played at

NoHo 7, 3.21.19 - 3.21.19
Royal, 8.13.11 - 8.13.11
Rated PG
Genre: Throwback Thursdays
Runtime: 106 min
Language: English

Director: Mel Brooks
Cast: Cloris Leachman, Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman, Teri Garr

Awards:
  • Nominee, Best Adapted Screenplay, Academy Awards