Young Frankenstein: A Mel Brooks Book: The Story of the Making of the Film

Young Frankenstein is a perfect parody of the Universal Pictures Frankenstein films from the nineteen-thirties, and it’s my favorite Mel Brooks film. The cinematography was beautiful and lovingly crafted to capture the style of James Whale’s Frankenstein. Mel Brooks and Gene Wilder insisted that the movie was to be shot in wonderfully contrasting black and white. […]