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Young Frankenstein

1974

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  • Amid all the heavy Borscht Belt mugging of her co-stars, Garr remains light and nimble... The Deutscheglish that Garr speaks in Young Frankenstein — “You were having a nacht-mare” — kills every time.

  • ...Young Frankenstein, in which Gene Wilder plays the skeptical grandson of Mary Shelley’s protagonist, ranks among both the funniest and the most respectful film parodies ever made. In addition to Wilder’s splendidly frenetic turn, it features rib-tickling work from Brooks’ stock company... brilliant running gags, and one of the all-time great comic set pieces in Frankenstein’s presentation of his Monster, who proceeds to perform “Puttin’ On The Ritz.”