Young Frankenstein (1974)

PG  |   |  Comedy

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An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that he is not as insane as people believe, is invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body.


  • Gene Wilder and Cloris Leachman in Young Frankenstein (1974)
  • Gene Wilder and Peter Boyle in Young Frankenstein (1974)
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  • Gene Wilder at an event for Young Frankenstein (1974)
  • Madeline Kahn at an event for Young Frankenstein (1974)

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Gene Wilder conceived the "Puttin' on the Ritz" scene, while Mel Brooks was resistant to it as a mere "conceit" and felt it would detract from the fidelity to Universal horror films in the rest of the film. Wilder recalls being "close to rage and tears" and argued for ... ...


Inga: Put... ze candle... *beck*!


In the 'Puttin' on the Ritz' number, one of the electric footlights explodes, alarming the Monster. The light however, stays entire and is still on, and it isn't clear what it is that Frederick is stamping out.

Crazy Credits

The zero in the 20th Century Fox logo at the beginning is slightly tilted

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