Funny Man

About the Author: Patrick McGilligan

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  • Hardcover
  • 624 pages
  • Funny Man
  • Patrick McGilligan
  • 01 February 2017
  • 0062560999

Funny Man A Deeply Textured And Compelling Biography Of Comedy Giant Mel Brooks, Covering His Rags To Riches Life And Triumphant Career In Television, Films, And Theater, From Patrick McGilligan, The Acclaimed Author Of Young Orson The Years Of Luck And Genius On The Path To Citizen Kane And Alfred Hitchcock A Life In Darkness And LightOscar, Emmy, Tony, And Grammy Award Winner Mel Brooks Was Behind And Sometimes In Front The Camera Too Of Some Of The Most Influential Comedy Hits Of Our Time, Including The , Year Old Man, Get Smart, The Producers, Blazing Saddles, And Young Frankenstein But Before This Actor, Writer, Director, Comedian, And Composer Entertained The World, His First Audience Was His FamilyThe Fourth And Last Child Of Max And Kitty Kaminsky, Mel Brooks Was Born On His Family S Kitchen Table In Brooklyn, New York, In , And Was Not Quite Three Years Old When His Father Died Of Tuberculosis Growing Up In A Household Too Poor To Own A Radio, Mel Was Short And Homely, A Mischievous Child Whose Birth Role Was To Make The Family LaughBeyond Boyhood, After Transforming Himself Into Mel Brooks, The Laughs That Came Easily Inside The Kaminsky Family Proved Elusive His Lifelong Crusade To Transform Himself Into A Brand Name Of Popular Humor Is At The Center Of Master Biographer Patrick McGilligan S Funny Man In This Exhaustively Researched And Wonderfully Novelistic Look At Brooks Personal And Professional Life, McGilligan Lays Bare The Strengths And Drawbacks That Shaped Brooks Psychology, His Willpower, His Persona, And His ComedyMcGilligan Insightfully Navigates The Epic Ride That Has Been The Famous Funnyman S Life Story, From Brooks S Childhood In Williamsburg Tenements And Breakthrough In Early Television Working Alongside Sid Caesar And Carl Reiner To Hollywood And Broadway Peaks And Valleys His Book Offers A Meditation On The Jewish Immigrant Culture That Influenced Brooks, Snapshots Of The Golden Age Of Comedy, Behind The Scenes Revelations About The Celebrated Shows And Films, And A Telling Look At The Four Decade Romantic Partnership With Actress Anne Bancroft That Superseded Brooks Troubled First Marriage Engrossing, Nuanced And Ultimately Poignant, Funny Man Delivers A Great Man S Unforgettable Life Story And An Anatomy Of The American Dream Of SuccessFunny Man Includes A Page Black And White Photo Insert

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