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  1. Mel Brooks on Why 'Blazing Saddles' 'Could Be The Funniest Motion Picture Ever Made'

    10:23 pm 4/12/2014

    At the TCM Classic Film Festival, the writer-director regaled the audience with tales of how Warner Bros. executives almost buried the film.Read more

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  2. Mel Brooks Pays Tribute to Sid Caesar: 'He Gave Everything He Possibly Could' (Video)

    7:22 am 2/19/2014

    The filmmaker and close friend of the comedian reminisced about Caesar's legacy and unfulfilled potential while on 'Conan' on Tuesday night.Read more

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  3. Mel Brooks to Appear on TBS' 'Conan' in Sid Caesar Tribute

    11:25 am 2/14/2014

    He will drop by the late-night talker on Feb. 18.Read more

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  4. Mel Brooks Honored With AFI Life Achievement Award

    1:45 am 6/7/2013

    At the star-studded black-tie dinner in Hollywood, Martin Short jokes, Mel "never lets his love of Scientology affect his work."Read more

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  5. Mel Brooks on Comedy Legends Madeline Kahn and Gene Wilder

    8:52 am 6/3/2013

    The 41st recipient of AFI's highest honor opens up about his six-decade career, late wife Anne Bancroft and why he kept working with the same circle of actors: "You know what they're capable of, how high they can fly."Read more

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  6. Stuart Cornfeld to Receive AFI's Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal

    12:24 pm 5/30/2013

    The producer will be recognized at the AFI's Life Achievement Award dinner honoring Mel Brooks, with whom he once worked.Read more

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  7. Director-Turned-Artist Philip Haas’ Giant Surreal Sculptures Hit NYC

    10:08 am 5/24/2013

    His Four Seasons show, inspired by Renaissance artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo, just opened at the New York Botanical Garden. “I’ve never seen creatures quite like them,” says fan Mel Brooks.Read more

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  8. Martin Scorsese to Present AFI Award to Mel Brooks

    6:00 am 5/20/2013

    TCM will air the tribute along with showings of "The Twelve Chairs" and "The Producers."Read more

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  9. TCM Classic Film Fest: Comedy Legend Mel Brooks

    12:11 pm 4/27/2013

    Brooks, 86, speaks with THR's Scott Feinberg about his comedic philosophy, the one subject he will never joke about, his desired legacy and much more. Read more

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