Young Frankenstein? Film Noir? Yes, its probably one of the funniest films ever made. I'd love to have been a fly on the wall to watch these actors cracking up between takes. While the genre doesn't really include comedies this film is a loving noir tribute to the original Frankenstein movies. The studio wanted Mel Brooks to do it in color. He refused and threatened to walk.
Young Frankenstein (1974) Written & Directed by Mel Brooks. Writer: Gene Wilder. Based on novel "Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley. Dr. Frankenstein's grandson, after years of living down the family reputation, inherits granddad's castle and repeats the experiments. [starring: Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle, Madeline Kahn, Teri Garr, Cloris Leachman, Marty Feldman, Gene Hackman, Kenneth Mars...].
"Young Frankenstein" (1974). Dr. Frankenstein's grandson, after years of living down the family reputation, inherits granddad's castle and repeats the experiments. Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Peter Boyle, Marty Feldman, Cloris Leachman and Teri Garr.