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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Shout! Factory, 2013.

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General Note: Originally broadcast as an episode of the television program on PBS in 2013.Bonus feature: deleted segments.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Interviewer, Robert Trachtenberg ; director of photography, Richard Henkels ; editors, Asako Ushio, Robert Trachtenberg ; music, Mel Brooks, Alan Lee Silva.
Participant or Performer Note: Cloris Leachman, Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane, Mel Brooks, Joan Rivers, Carl Reiner, Tracey Ullman.
Summary, etc.: Mel Brooks, the comedian, director and screenwriter, has energetically avoided a documentary profile from being made, until now. He has agreed to throw himself into a new documentary about his storied career, giving American Masters exclusive interviews and complete access to his film archives.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: G.
System Details Note: DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen; Dolby digital 5.1.
Subject: Brooks, Mel, 1926-
Male actors > United States > Biography.
Screenwriters > United States > Biography.

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