LOS ANGELES — Legendary comic filmmaker
The 1974 spoof classic will come alive again Oct. 5 in 500 theaters around the country. Writer/director Brooks, 90, will start off the festivities with a live introduction and tribute to his friend and frequent collaborator, who died last month at 83.
The intro will be broadcast from the
In addition to touring the studio lot where much of the movie was filmed, Brooks is expected reminisce about Wilder, who died from complications from
Young Frankenstein is one of Wilder's most fondly remembered films. A hilarious send-up of classic horror films, it was shot in black-and-white and was a critical and box-office hit.
The announcement comes on the heels of
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