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Young Frankenstein

Celebratory parody of the 1930s Frankenstein films as the doctor's grandson inherits the creepy old Transylvanian estate and makes his own monster.

Celebratory parody of the 1930s Frankenstein films as the doctor's grandson inherits the creepy old Transylvanian estate.

Somewhat embarrassed by his family's dubious background, he arrives to find the castle inhabited by descendants of those who populated his grandfather's unusual world. Overcoming his initial misgivings, he decides to piece together a creature of his own.

1 hour, 43 minutes

Last on

Sun 19 May 2019 23:25

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Credits

Role Contributor
Dr Frederick Frankenstein Gene Wilder
The Monster Peter Boyle
Igor Marty Feldman
Elizabeth Madeline Kahn
Frau Blucher Cloris Leachman
Inga Teri Garr
Inspector Kemp Kenneth Mars
Herr Falkstein Richard Haydn
Mr Hilltop Liam Dunn
Medical student Danny Goldman
Sadistic jailor Oscar Beregi
Blindman Gene Hackman
Director Mel Brooks
Writer Gene Wilder
Writer Mel Brooks
Author Mary Shelley
Producer Michael Gruskoff
Composer John Morris
Director of photography Gerald Hirschfeld

Broadcasts

  • New Year's Day 2009 00:25
  • Sun 22 Mar 2009 00:15
  • Sat 17 Feb 2018 23:15
  • Wed 2 Jan 2019 00:25
  • Sun 19 May 2019 23:25