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Mel Brooks Part 1: I Love to Make ‘Em Laugh…And I Love Being Jewish!

Posted By Bill Newcott On November 30, 2012 @ 10:39 pm In Entertainment | Comments Disabled

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I was expecting just eight minutes or so on the phone talking with Mel Brooks about his new DVD/CD/Book Collection “The Incredible Mel Brooks: An Irresistible Collection of Unhinged Comedy.” But as you’ll hear in my You Tube video above, when Mel Brooks wants to talk, you don’t try to stop him (not that I wanted to!).

I had to toil mightily to cut our 45-minute chat down to three short segments. In this part, Mel tells me about his early days in show biz (as “The Man of a Thousand Faces”), his classic character The 2,000 Year Old Man…and why he loves being Jewish.

CLICK HERE  to read my AARP.org article about my chat with Mel-and about halfway down the page, click the link to hear my two-minute Movies for Grownups Radio Show with him.

YOUTUBE PART TWO: Mel Remembers Sid Caesar

YOUTUBE PART THREE: Mel Names His Favorite Mel Brooks Movies

 

(Photo: Brooksfilms)


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