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Young Frankenstein [videorecording] / 20th Century Fox ; produced by Gruskoff/Venture Films, Crossbow Productions, Inc. and Jouer Limited ; A Mel Brooks film ; screen story and screenplay by Gene Wilder and Mel Brooks, based on characters in the novel Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley ; produced by Michael Gruskoff ; directed by Mel Brooks.

Brooks, Mel, 1926- (Added Author). Gruskoff, Michael. (Added Author). Wilder, Gene, 1935- (Added Author). Boyle, Peter, 1935-2006 (Added Author). Feldman, Marty, 1933-1982 (Added Author). Leachman, Cloris. (Added Author). Garr, Teri, 1952- (Added Author). Mars, Kenneth. (Added Author). Kahn, Madeline. (Added Author). Morris, John, 1926- Young Frankenstein. (Added Author). Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851 Frankenstein. (Added Author). Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. (Added Author). Venture Films. (Added Author). Crossbow Productions. (Added Author). Jouer Films. (Added Author). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 34 of 35 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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3 current holds with 35 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
APLS-Decatur VID YOU DVD (Text) 34207001700294 DVDs, Adult Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene County Public Library - Eastern Branch EAS DVD YOU (Text) 36804000236516 DVD Available -
Boswell Grant Township Public Library - Boswell DVD YOU (Text) 38144000317430 DVD Collection Available -
Brownstown Public Library - Brownstown ADVD YOUNG (Text) 79361000024807 Adult Fiction DVDs Available -
Cambridge City Public Library - Cambridge City DVD 1617 A (Text) 76893000250033 DVD's Available -
Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County - Angola DVD (Text) 33118000170709 Adult: DVD Available -
Cicero Branch DVD.c YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN (Text) 78294000259462 DVD Available -
Colfax-Perry Township DVD YOU (Text) 74121000081553 DVD Fiction 1st Floor Available -
Eckhart Public Library - Main DVD Young Frankenstein (Text) 840191002046205 Movies - Main Floor Available -
Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library - Greensburg DVD YOU (Text) 32826011491222 DVD Available -
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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century-Fox Home Entertainment, ©2006.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974.
Also issued as part of the set The Mel Brooks Collection.
Formatted Contents Note: Special features include: Optional audio feature commentary with director Mel Brooks ; Making FrankenSense of Young Frankenstein (36 min. ; making-of documentary) ; original trailers ; TV spots ; outtakes (ca. 5 min.) ; production stills ; deleted scenes (ca. 16 min.) ; Mexican interviews : Marty Feldman (ca. 4 min.) -- Gene Wilder and Cloris Leachman (ca. 3 min.).
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Gerald Hirschfeld ; film editor, John C. Howard ; music composed and conducted by John Morris.
Participant or Performer Note: Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle, Marty Feldman, Cloris Leachman, Teri Garr, Kenneth Mars, Madeline Kahn.
Summary, etc.: A finely tuned parody of the old Frankenstein movies, in which Wilder returns to the old country to clear his family name. He finds his late grandfather's step-by-step manual explaining how to bring a corpse to life. With Igor, his hunchbacked assistant, and the curvaceous Inga, Dr. Frankenstein creates a monster who only wants to be loved.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG.
System Details Note: DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; widescreen ; dual-layer disc ; Dolby digital mono.
Language Note: English, French, or Spanish language soundtracks ; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH). Closed-captioned.
Awards Note: Named to the National Film Registry in 2003 by the Library of Congress ; Winner, Best Dramatic Writing (Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder), 1976 Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Nebula Awards ; Winner, Best Dramatic Presentation, 1975 Hugo Awards ; Winner, Golden Scroll awards for : Best Director (Mel Brooks), Best Horror Film, Best Make-up (William Tuttle), Best Set Direction (Robert de Vestel, Dale Hennesy), Best Supporting Actor (Marty Feldman), 1976 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films (USA).
Subject: Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851. Frankenstein > Film adaptations.
Frankenstein, Victor (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Human experimentation in medicine > Drama.
Monsters > Drama.
Scientists > Drama.
Frankenstein films > Parodies, imitations, etc.
Genre: Comedy films.
Frankenstein films.
Feature films
Parody films
Fiction films
Mad scientist films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
National Film Registry.
Frankenstein films.
DVD-Video discs.

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