I want you to know that, in two years, no man had ever approached me with that kind of aggression, because I had just done [the Broadway dramas] Two for the Seesaw and The Miracle Worker, and people were very scared of me, especially men.
A guy from way over, from the other side of the theater, said, 'Hey, Anne Bancroft. I'm Mel Brooks.'More quotes »
'Mel Brooks: Make a Noise' review: What's not to like?
all the minor ones, from "The Twelve Chairs" to "Dracula: Dead and Loving It") and archival footage (including interviews with Anne Bancroft , his wife of 41 years, who died in 2005, and Gene Wilder , his most famed partner in films).But the star of the film Read more »
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World War Z: Brad Pitt vs. the Zombies
“oral history” of the Zombie War. Fictionalizing the interview techniques of Studs Terkel, the author (the son of Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft) created a global docudrama of pandemic plague, government inefficiency, corporate crime and human fear. Part geopolitical from Time Magazine Read more »
The Blank Page
Brooks, the writer and comedian, once told a true story about his wife, the late actress Anne Bancroft, who came home one day from a film shoot complaining how difficult it was to act. After she ranted and raved for what seemed like hours, he put a blank piece from Broowaha Atlanta Read more »
Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft Shared Love and Laughs
as recounted by Bancroft in a vintage interview: "A guy from way over, from the other side of the theater, said, 'Hey, Anne Bancroft. I'm Mel Brooks.' " Explaining the significance of his speaking up, Bancroft says, "I want you to know that, in two years, from People Read more »
American Film Institute to honor Mel Brooks at last
a room. Brash is more his style, although he has had many collaborators throughout his career, including his late wife Anne Bancroft and his "2000 Year Old Man" co-star Carl Reiner who he readily acknowledges. Brooks is the subject of an "American Masters" from L.A. Daily News Read more »
Mel Brooks on American Masters
the serious drama “The Elephant Man” and the bittersweet gem “84 Charing Cross Road,” both starring his wife, Oscar-winner Anne Bancroft. Why should I indulge myself and do a David Lean-ish kind of film? I could do my little Jewish Brief Encounter and disguise from BeliefNet Read more »