This book is written by the world-renowned comedian and filmmaker Mel Brooks. In it, he tells his remarkable life story, from his early days in show business to his current career as one of Hollywood’s most successful and beloved filmmakers. Detailing his many triumphs – including The Producers, Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, and Spaceballs – as well as a few missteps along the way (hello Robin Hood: Men in Tights), this autobiography is equal parts hilarious and heartwarming. It’s an essential read for any fan of classic cinema or comedy.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who wants to know more about Mel Brooks’ life, from his early days in show business to his current career. It’s also for fans of classic cinema or comedy.
- Mel Brooks is an American icon and one of the funniest men alive, so you know this book is going to be hilarious.
- He has had a long and successful career in Hollywood, so his insights into show business are invaluable.
- This book provides a unique look at classic comedies like Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein
- films that remain popular decades after they were made.
- it may be too long for some readers
- it’s not as funny as one might hope
- Brooks’ ego may come across a bit too strong
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Comedian, filmmaker, and all-around entertainment icon Mel Brooks tells his life story in this delightful autobiography. From his early days in show business to his current career as one of Hollywood’s most successful and beloved filmmakers, Brooks details his many triumphs (including The Producers, Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, and Spaceballs) as well as a few missteps along the way (hello Robin Hood: Men in Tights). Equal parts hilarious and heartwarming, this is an essential read for any fan of classic cinema or comedy.
“In All About Me!, Mel Brooks spills all the hilarious beans on his life and career. If you’re a fan of his, this book is a must-read; if you’ve never seen one of his movies or bits, then this book will make you an instant convert.”
“Hilarious and heartwarming…essential read for any fan of classic cinema or comedy.”
” Mel Brooks is one of the funniest, most creative people alive. In this memoir he tells his life story with all the humor and wit that we’ve come to expect from him. It’s a great read for anyone who loves movies or comedies.”
“All About Me is a must-read for any Mel Brooks fan. His stories of early showbiz and the making of some his most famous films are both entertaining and insightful.”