So Williams, who had also auditioned for Elizabeth, stepped in and took over the role for awhile. See more ideas about madeline kahn, women humor, young frankenstein. Igor sings in the following songs in the musical: [45], When describing Igor, Christopher Fitzgerald said, "Igor is certainly very clown like, Shakespearean clown like. Unlike many of his other films, Brooks does not appear onscreen in a significant role in Young Frankenstein, though he recorded several voice parts and portrays a German villager in one short scene. [Laughs.] He was ashamed of those wackos. Elizabeth falls in love with the creature due to his "enormous schwanzstucker". Dr. Frederick Frankenstein is a lecturing physician at an American medical school and engaged to Elizabeth, a socialite. My favorite clip/quote from the movie Clue. Young Frankenstein is a 1974 American comedy horror film directed by Mel Brooks and starring Gene Wilder as the title character, a descendant of the infamous Dr. Victor Frankenstein, and Peter Boyle as the monster. Ridiculously sexy. So I wasn't in it, and he did it.[23]. Hilarious 愛 scene with Madeline Kahn and Peter Boyle from Young Frankenstein However, the creature is enraged by sparks from a thrown switch and escapes the castle. To go with it we had a pack of British digestive biscuits. I just want to keep it. His idea was very simple: What if the grandson of Dr. Frankenstein wanted nothing to do with the family whatsoever. as the professor and his neurotic girlfriend. He does it in his own kind of personal way."[46]. Gene Wilder and Madeline Kahn are perfectly cast as Viktor Frankenstein ('Fronkensteen, please!) May 31, 2019 - Explore Tom Ochs's board "Young frankenstein" on Pinterest. Frederick growls wordlessly and embraces Inga who, as Elizabeth did when abducted by the monster, sings the refrain "Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life".[17]. While writing his story, he was approached by his agent (and future film mogul) Mike Medavoy who suggested he make a film with Medavoy's two new clients, actor Peter Boyle and comedian Marty Feldman. The gags come thick and fast and the humour is very dry at times. Gene Wilder and Madeline Kahn are perfectly cast as Viktor Frankenstein ('Fronkensteen, please!) Gene Wilder and Madeline Kahn are perfectly cast as Viktor Frankenstein ('Fronkensteen, please!) It was Medavoy who suggested that Wilder talk to Mel Brooks about directing. Frankenstein Junior (Originaltitel: Young Frankenstein) ist eine Komödie des auf Filmparodien spezialisierten Regisseurs Mel Brooks aus dem Jahr 1974. He recalled, Little by little, every night, Gene and I met at his bungalow at the Bel Air Hotel. Elizabeth—with her hair styled after that of the female creature from the Bride of Frankenstein—marries the now erudite and sophisticated monster, while Inga, in bed with Frederick, asks what her new husband got in return during the transfer procedure. Brooks instead went to 20th Century Fox for distribution, after they agreed to a higher budget. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images © 2006-2020 Fanpop, Inc., All Rights Reserved. [16] The townspeople hunt for the monster; to get the creature back, Frederick plays the violin to lure his creation back to the castle and recaptures him. [30], Young Frankenstein was a box office success upon release. However, the routine ends suddenly when a stage light explodes and frightens the monster, who becomes enraged and charges into the audience, where he is captured and chained by police. "[37] Tom Milne of the UK's The Monthly Film Bulletin wrote in a mixed review that "all too often Brooks resorts to the most clichéd sort of Carry On smut" and criticized Marty Feldman's "grotesquely unfunny mugging," but praised a couple of sequences (the flower-throwing scene and the Monster's encounter with the blind man) as "very close to brilliance" and called Peter Boyle as the Monster "one of the undiluted pleasures of the film (and the only actor ever to suggest that he might play the part as well as Karloff). “Young Frankenstein”’s his masterpiece. 4 Best Comedy. Igor tries to convince him to continue in his grandfather's footsteps. Later, Frederick sends Igor to find a brain and entrusts him with the vital organ, but the henchman drops it, surreptitiously replacing the brain with another. I love the script." Sep 29, 2019 - Explore David Roberts's board "Madeline", followed by 672 people on Pinterest. He’s going t… . But - that is all to the good and the movie just flies along. "[36] Gary Arnold of The Washington Post, who disliked Blazing Saddles, reported being "equally untickled" with Young Frankenstein and wrote that "Wilder and Brooks haven't dreamed up a funny plot. Source: www.homevideos.com/revcom/83b.htm, Source: http://community.livejournal.com/madelinekahn/14693.html#cutid1. Madeline Kahn talks with Gene Wilder at the train station in a scene from the movie "Young Frankenstein" circa 1974. Which brings us to Madeline Kahn’s Elizabeth, one of cinema’s perfect creations. We ordered a pot of Earl Grey tea coupled with a container of cream and a small kettle of brown sugar cubes. But - that is all to the good and the movie just flies along. The supporting cast includes Teri Garr, Cloris Leachman, Marty Feldman, Madeline Kahn, Kenneth Mars, Richard Haydn, and Gene Hackman. Sexy. [43], The musical version will be used as the basis of a live broadcast event on the ABC network in the last quarter of 2020, with Brooks producing.[44]. In 'Young Frankenstein,' the quotes come as fast as the sight gags and slapstick humor -- Gene Wilder's writing and Mel Brooks' direction made the 1974 a comedy classic. Madeline Kahn and Peter Boyle ending scene of Young Frankenstein At the Transylvania train station, he is met by a hunchbacked, bug-eyed servant named Igor, and a young assistant, Inga. Wilder had written the role specifically for Feldman. 13 on the American Film Institute's list of the 100 funniest American movies. Igor is sent to steal the brain of a deceased revered historian, Hans Delbrück; startled by his own reflection, he drops and ruins Delbrück's brain. In 2012, Brooks explained why: I wasn't allowed to be in it. Frankenstein was a box office success upon release I said, `` you! For awhile film was released onto DVD the second time on September 5,.! 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