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Mel Brooks usually appeared in his own films but Gene Wilder insisted that Brooks should not appear in the film. He felt that Brooks’ appearance would ruin the illusion and would only make the film if Brooks promised not to appear in it.
Young Frankenstein (1974)

Mel Brooks usually appeared in his own films but Gene Wilder insisted that Brooks should not appear in the film. He felt that Brooks’ appearance would ruin the illusion and would only make the film if Brooks promised not to appear in it.

Young Frankenstein (1974)

Gene Wilder said that he would do the film only if Wonka first appeared onscreen coming out of the factory hobbling with a cane, only to then lose it and do a somersault. “This way,” he said, “the audience wouldn’t know when to trust him.”
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

Gene Wilder said that he would do the film only if Wonka first appeared onscreen coming out of the factory hobbling with a cane, only to then lose it and do a somersault. “This way,” he said, “the audience wouldn’t know when to trust him.”

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

Hedy Lamarr sued Mel Brooks over the use of the name Hedley Lamarr and settled out of court. Mel said he was flattered by this attention.
Blazing Saddles (1974)

Hedy Lamarr sued Mel Brooks over the use of the name Hedley Lamarr and settled out of court. Mel said he was flattered by this attention.

Blazing Saddles (1974)

The shifting hump on Igor’s back was an ad-libbed gag of Marty Feldman’s. He had surreptitiously been shifting the hump back and forth for several days when cast members finally noticed.
Young Frankenstein (1974)

The shifting hump on Igor’s back was an ad-libbed gag of Marty Feldman’s. He had surreptitiously been shifting the hump back and forth for several days when cast members finally noticed.

Young Frankenstein (1974)

Julie Dawn Cole who played Veruca Salt hated chocolate.
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

Julie Dawn Cole who played Veruca Salt hated chocolate.

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

The film was shot with many of the same props and lab equipment as the original Frakenstein. 

The film was shot with many of the same props and lab equipment as the original Frakenstein. 

The reactions of the actors in some scenes are spontaneous. For example, when the children first enter the Chocolate Room and see the candy gardens, their reactions are real, it was really their first view of that particular set. 

The reactions of the actors in some scenes are spontaneous. For example, when the children first enter the Chocolate Room and see the candy gardens, their reactions are real, it was really their first view of that particular set. 

Sometimes it's what we don't see that's important.

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