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Young Frankenstein
Short plot summary
The grandson of Frankenstein at first attempts to disavow, but then embraces, his heritage that is: Bringing the dead back to life again...

Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle, Marty Feldman, Cloris Leachman, Teri Garr, Kenneth Mars, Madeline Kahn, Gene Hackman (as Harold - the blind man)

Mel Brooks and Gene Wilder.
Mel Brooks.
Moments of comedy heaven

Putting on the Ritz - Frankenstein and the monster perform to an audience in singing, top hat and tails, and dancing routine.

Inspector Kent - with the mechanised right arm and the silly accent (especially playing darts).

I want you to listen to me: No matter what I say, no matter how much I plead with you, do not let me out of this room...
Frau Blucher (horse nays in background)
Explanation of the reflexes of a human to an audience of student doctors ends up with Frankenstein ramming scalpel in his own leg.

Blind man entertains the monster with soup and wine and cigar

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