June 28, 1926 On this day in Horror History, Mel Brooks was born. The mind behind such films as Young Frankenstein (1974), Blazing Saddles (1974), Spaceballs (1987), and Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993) Brooks has blessed most every genre of film and given the world some of the most celebrated cult films in cinematic history.
“I cut my finger. That's tragedy. A man walks into an open sewer and dies. That's comedy.” –Mel Brooks Horror Central
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