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Young Frankenstein (15-Dec-1974)

Director: Mel Brooks

Writers: Gene Wilder; Mel Brooks

From novel: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Music Composed and Conducted by: John Morris

Producer: Michael Gruskoff

Keywords: Horror/Comedy, Frankenstein, Spoof

Frederick Frankenstein (Fronk-en-STEEN), grandson of the Baron scientist, inherits the Transylvania castle follows the family tradition and creates a new monster, played by Peter Boyle; assisting him is Marty Feldman as the hunchback Igor (EYE-gore). Comedic retelling of Son of Frankenstein (1939), but with flourishes from all of the key early Frankenstein films. Uproariously funny; among Mel Brooks' finest work. Received Oscar nominations for Best Screenplay and Best Sound.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Peter Boyle
18-Oct-1935 12-Dec-2006 Young Frankenstein
Marty Feldman
8-Jul-1933 2-Dec-1982 Eye-gor in Young Frankenstein
Teri Garr
11-Dec-1947   Inga in Young Frankenstein
Gene Hackman
30-Jan-1930   The Conversation
Richard Haydn
10-Mar-1905 25-Apr-1985 The Sound of Music
Madeline Kahn
29-Sep-1942 3-Dec-1999 Paper Moon and Blazing Saddles
Cloris Leachman
30-Apr-1926   Phyllis and The Facts of Life
Arthur Malet
24-Sep-1927   The Secret of NIMH
Kenneth Mars
14-Apr-1936 12-Feb-2011 The Producers
Gene Wilder
11-Jun-1933   Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory


Gene Wilder   ...   Dr. Frankenstein
Peter Boyle   ...   The Monster
Marty Feldman   ...   Igor
Cloris Leachman   ...   Frau Blücher
Teri Garr   ...   Inga
Also Starring
Kenneth Mars   ...   Insp. Kemp
Richard Haydn   ...   Herr Falkstein
Liam Dunn   ...   Mr. Hilltop
Danny Goldman   ...   Medical Student
Oscar Beregi   ...   Sadistic Jailor
Arthur Malet   ...   Village Elder
Anne Beesley   ...   Little Girl
Monte Landis   ...   Gravedigger
Rusty Blitz   ...   Gravedigger
John Madison   ...   Villager
Richard Roth   ...   Insp. Kemp's Aide
John Dennis   ...   Orderly
Rick Norman   ...   Villager
Rolfe Sedan   ...   Train Conductor
Terrence Pushman   ...  
Randolph Dobbs   ...   Villager
Norbert Schiller   ...   M.C.
Patrick O'Hara   ...   Villager
Michael Fox   ...   Helga's Father
Lidia Kristen   ...   Helga's Mother
Madeline Kahn   ...   Elizabeth
Gene Hackman   ...   Blindman


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