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The Resource The incredible Mel Brooks : an irresistible collection of unhinged comedy, Brooksfilms Limited ; producer, Jordan Fields, (videorecording DVD)

The incredible Mel Brooks : an irresistible collection of unhinged comedy, Brooksfilms Limited ; producer, Jordan Fields, (videorecording DVD)

Label
The incredible Mel Brooks : an irresistible collection of unhinged comedy
Title
The incredible Mel Brooks
Title remainder
an irresistible collection of unhinged comedy
Statement of responsibility
Brooksfilms Limited ; producer, Jordan Fields
Title variation
Mel Brooks
Contributor
Interviewee
Performer
Producer
Production company
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"For 65 years, Mel Brooks has made people laugh all over the world. A celebrated director, actor, producer, composer and writer, Brooks is one of only 11 people in history to win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award. With this unique, first of its kind collection, fans of this gifted entertainer will fall joyfully down a rabbit hole into a wonderland of television appearances, short films, documentaries, tributes, songs and genuine rarities."--Container
Cataloging source
GO3
Characteristic
  • chart
  • videorecording
Dewey number
792.7028
LC call number
PN1969.C65
LC item number
I53 2012
PerformerNote
Mel Brooks
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1926-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brooks, Mel
  • Fields, Jordan
  • Brooksfilms (Firm)
  • Shout! Factory (Firm)
Runtime
660
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brooks, Mel
  • Comedians
  • Motion picture music
Technique
live action
Label
The incredible Mel Brooks : an irresistible collection of unhinged comedy, Brooksfilms Limited ; producer, Jordan Fields, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • The video discs, sound disc, and printed pages are all housed in a bound book 19 x 19 cm
  • Accompanying book comprises program notes and essays by Leonard Maltin, Gene Wilder, Bruce Jay Friedman, and Robert Brustein
Accompanying material
1 sound disc + 1 book (60 p. : col. ill. ; 19 x 19 cm.)
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • audio disc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • sd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • spoken word
  • performed music
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • spw
  • prm
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • (eight television guest appearances)
  • Mel and his movies (part 1)
  • Peeping times
  • (comedy special/television pilot) (1978)
  • Inside Danny Baker
  • (television series pilot) (1963)
  • In the beginning : the Caesar years
  • (television comedy sketches, reflections from Mel and Carl Reiner, and excerpts from the 1996 PBS television special, Caesar's writers)
  • 60 minutes
  • (television profile) (Apr. 15, 2001)
  • DVDs:
  • American comedy awards
  • (tribute to Carl Reiner) (1991)
  • Mel and his movies (part 2)
  • The critic
  • (short film) (1963)
  • I thought I was taller : a short history of Mel Brooks
  • (television documentary) (1981)
  • The Dick Cavett show
  • (television guest appearances) (Apr. 6, 1970, and Jan. 21, 1972)
  • Commercials
  • "The Hitler rap"
  • Excavating the 2000 year old man
  • (television special) (2012)
  • Bonus 2000 year old man routines
  • (clips from television appearances)
  • Mel and his movies (part 3)
  • Mel's television debut
  • (1951)
  • An audience with-- Mel Brooks
  • (television guest appearance) (Feb. 4, 1984)
  • Wogan
  • (music video) (1983)
  • (television interview) (Feb. 18, 1984)
  • Mad about you : "The penis"
  • (television guest appearance) (Feb. 11, 1997)
  • The electric company
  • (four television guest appearances ) (1971-1973)
  • Mel and his movies (part 4)
  • My son, the hero, trailer
  • (movie trailer) (1963)
  • The David Susskind show : how to be a Jewish son
  • (television guest appearance) (Nov. 29, 1970)
  • Mel Brooks And Dick Cavett together again
  • Get Smart, pilot : "Mr. Big"
  • (television series pilot) (Sept. 18, 1965)
  • Hollywood Walk of Fame induction
  • (excerpts and speeches) (Apr. 23, 2012)
  • When things were rotten : "The French dis-connection"
  • (television series episode) (Sept. 17, 1975)
  • New faces, sketch : "Of fathers and sons"
  • (musical comedy revue sketch) (1952)
  • Free to be-- you and me, sketch : "Boy meets girl"
  • (voiceover from a television special) (Mar. 4, 1974)
  • (television special) (2011)
  • Mel and his movies (part 5)
  • The Tracy Ullman show : "Due diligence"
  • (television comedy sketch) (1990)
  • The tonight show starring Johnny Carson
  • "Springtime for Hitler"
  • (3:25)
  • Open end with David Susskind
  • (Mar. 22, 1964)
  • "Theme from Blazing saddles"
  • (Frankie Lane)
  • (2:05)
  • I'm tired"
  • (Madeline Kahn)
  • (4:39)
  • Bonus CD:
  • Circus nuts
  • (1967) (6:11)
  • "Le grand frisson (aka High anxiety)"
  • (Mel Brooks)
  • (2:30)
  • The tonight show starring Johnny Carson
  • (Apr. 21, 1964) (2:58)
  • "Men in tights"
  • (1:19)
  • "It's good to be king"
  • Melvin Kaminsky at the new school
  • (Mel Brooks)
  • (4:10)
  • The celebrity game
  • (July 15 and Aug. 12, 1965) (6:06)
  • "Hoe for the best, expect the worst"
  • (2:44)
  • (Feb. 24, 1947) (1:33)
  • "The inquisition"
  • (Mel Brooks and cast)
  • (4:06)
  • The new Les Crane show
  • (Aug. 3, 5, & 6, 1964) (21:50)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Widescreen and full screen.
Extent
5 videodiscs (11 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
  • video
  • audio
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • s
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
826663136616
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • SF 13661
  • DVD 13662
  • DVD 13663
  • DVD 13664
  • DVD 13665
  • DVD 13666
  • SF 13751
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)821073368
  • (OCoLC)ocn821073368
  • 1954709
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen and full screen presentations
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The incredible Mel Brooks : an irresistible collection of unhinged comedy, Brooksfilms Limited ; producer, Jordan Fields, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • The video discs, sound disc, and printed pages are all housed in a bound book 19 x 19 cm
  • Accompanying book comprises program notes and essays by Leonard Maltin, Gene Wilder, Bruce Jay Friedman, and Robert Brustein
Accompanying material
1 sound disc + 1 book (60 p. : col. ill. ; 19 x 19 cm.)
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • audio disc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • sd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • spoken word
  • performed music
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • spw
  • prm
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • (eight television guest appearances)
  • Mel and his movies (part 1)
  • Peeping times
  • (comedy special/television pilot) (1978)
  • Inside Danny Baker
  • (television series pilot) (1963)
  • In the beginning : the Caesar years
  • (television comedy sketches, reflections from Mel and Carl Reiner, and excerpts from the 1996 PBS television special, Caesar's writers)
  • 60 minutes
  • (television profile) (Apr. 15, 2001)
  • DVDs:
  • American comedy awards
  • (tribute to Carl Reiner) (1991)
  • Mel and his movies (part 2)
  • The critic
  • (short film) (1963)
  • I thought I was taller : a short history of Mel Brooks
  • (television documentary) (1981)
  • The Dick Cavett show
  • (television guest appearances) (Apr. 6, 1970, and Jan. 21, 1972)
  • Commercials
  • "The Hitler rap"
  • Excavating the 2000 year old man
  • (television special) (2012)
  • Bonus 2000 year old man routines
  • (clips from television appearances)
  • Mel and his movies (part 3)
  • Mel's television debut
  • (1951)
  • An audience with-- Mel Brooks
  • (television guest appearance) (Feb. 4, 1984)
  • Wogan
  • (music video) (1983)
  • (television interview) (Feb. 18, 1984)
  • Mad about you : "The penis"
  • (television guest appearance) (Feb. 11, 1997)
  • The electric company
  • (four television guest appearances ) (1971-1973)
  • Mel and his movies (part 4)
  • My son, the hero, trailer
  • (movie trailer) (1963)
  • The David Susskind show : how to be a Jewish son
  • (television guest appearance) (Nov. 29, 1970)
  • Mel Brooks And Dick Cavett together again
  • Get Smart, pilot : "Mr. Big"
  • (television series pilot) (Sept. 18, 1965)
  • Hollywood Walk of Fame induction
  • (excerpts and speeches) (Apr. 23, 2012)
  • When things were rotten : "The French dis-connection"
  • (television series episode) (Sept. 17, 1975)
  • New faces, sketch : "Of fathers and sons"
  • (musical comedy revue sketch) (1952)
  • Free to be-- you and me, sketch : "Boy meets girl"
  • (voiceover from a television special) (Mar. 4, 1974)
  • (television special) (2011)
  • Mel and his movies (part 5)
  • The Tracy Ullman show : "Due diligence"
  • (television comedy sketch) (1990)
  • The tonight show starring Johnny Carson
  • "Springtime for Hitler"
  • (3:25)
  • Open end with David Susskind
  • (Mar. 22, 1964)
  • "Theme from Blazing saddles"
  • (Frankie Lane)
  • (2:05)
  • I'm tired"
  • (Madeline Kahn)
  • (4:39)
  • Bonus CD:
  • Circus nuts
  • (1967) (6:11)
  • "Le grand frisson (aka High anxiety)"
  • (Mel Brooks)
  • (2:30)
  • The tonight show starring Johnny Carson
  • (Apr. 21, 1964) (2:58)
  • "Men in tights"
  • (1:19)
  • "It's good to be king"
  • Melvin Kaminsky at the new school
  • (Mel Brooks)
  • (4:10)
  • The celebrity game
  • (July 15 and Aug. 12, 1965) (6:06)
  • "Hoe for the best, expect the worst"
  • (2:44)
  • (Feb. 24, 1947) (1:33)
  • "The inquisition"
  • (Mel Brooks and cast)
  • (4:06)
  • The new Les Crane show
  • (Aug. 3, 5, & 6, 1964) (21:50)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Widescreen and full screen.
Extent
5 videodiscs (11 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
  • video
  • audio
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • s
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
826663136616
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • SF 13661
  • DVD 13662
  • DVD 13663
  • DVD 13664
  • DVD 13665
  • DVD 13666
  • SF 13751
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)821073368
  • (OCoLC)ocn821073368
  • 1954709
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen and full screen presentations
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Video recording format
DVD

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