Mel Brooks Blazes Wacky Trail

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Mel Brooks

Filmmaker Mel Brooks appears on stage at a Recording Academy Los Angeles Chapter event in Santa Monica, Calif., in April. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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Actor, director, producer and comedian Mel Brooks talks with Scott Simon about his new Broadway musical Young Frankenstein, the movie and potential stage production of Blazing Saddles, and his long and successful career.

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