Oct 17, 2018 | 06:30PM - 08:30PM
Classic Flicks at the Fox
Young Frankenstein (1974)
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Doors: 5:30 pm | Show: 6:30 pm
Pete Sweeney will perform LIVE on the Mighty Wurlitzer pipe organ prior to the screening!
Tickets only $5.00
Season passes are available. To see a full list of films included in the 2018-19 season, please visit www.foxvisalia.org.
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Visalia Fox Theatre
308 W. Main St.
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Free popcorn to the first 100 guests on the night of the show! Costumes are always encouraged!
FILM DESCRIPTION: Young Frankenstein is a 1974 American comedy horror film directed by Mel Brooks and starring Gene Wilder as the title character, a descendant of the infamous Dr. Victor Frankenstein, and Peter Boyle as the monster. The supporting cast includes Teri Garr, Cloris Leachman, Marty Feldman, Madeline Kahn, Kenneth Mars, Richard Haydn, and Gene Hackman. The film is a parody of the classic horror film genre, in particular, the various film adaptations of Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein produced by Universal in the 1930s. Brooks shot the picture entirely in black and white, a rarity in the 1970s, and employed 1930s' style opening credits and scene transitions such as iris outs, wipes, and fades to black. The film also features a period score by Brooks' longtime composer John Morris. A critical favorite and box office smash, Young Frankenstein ranks No. 13 on the American Film Institute's list of the 100 funniest American movies. In 2003, it was deemed "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant" by the United States National Film Preservation Board, and selected for preservation in the Library of Congress National Film Registry.