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Trivia Quiz - Mel Brooks: His Films

A few questions about one of Hollywood's greatest comedy directors and his films.

Quiz Number: 2635
Date Submitted: June 11, 2008
Quiz Categories: Comedy Movies, Movie & TV Directors, Producers & Writers
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: Samurai Sam
Average Score: 51.1 percent
Times Taken: 214 times
Taken by Registered Users: 19
Quiz is about: Mel Brooks

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Mel Brooks His Films
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1. What was the name of the first motion picture with which Mel Brooks was associated?
  A.   The Producers
  B.   The Critic
  C.   Blazing Saddles
  D.   Young Frankenstein

2. In which of the following Mel Brooks films did his wife, Anne Bancroft NOT appear?
  A.   To Be or Not To Be
  B.   Robin Hood: Men in Tights
  C.   Dracula: Dead and Loving It
  D.   Silent Movie

3. What was the name of the first film directed by Mel Brooks?
  A.   The Producers
  B.   The Critic
  C.   Blazing Saddles
  D.   Young Frankenstein

4. Which actor has appeared the most times in Mel Brooks' movies?
  A.   Gene Wilder
  B.   Dick Van Patten
  C.   Dom DeLuise
  D.   Harvey Korman

5. How many of Mel Brooks' films have won Academy Awards?
  A.   None
  B.   1
  C.   2
  D.   3

6. Mel Brooks directed an unsuccessful TV comedy series called "When Things Were Rotten" in 1975. He had more success with the same subject matter in what 1993 film?
  A.   History of the World, Part I
  B.   High Anxiety
  C.   Spaceballs
  D.   Robin Hood: Men in Tights

7. Hedley Lamar, Count DeMonet, and Dr. Montague were all characters in Mel Brooks films played by what actor?
  A.   Harvey Korman
  B.   Ron Carey
  C.   Gene Wilder
  D.   Marty Feldman

8. In the film "Young Frankenstein", the sound of what animal could be heard every time the name of Frau Blucher was spoken?
  A.   Wolf
  B.   Dog
  C.   Horse
  D.   Donkey

9. Which Mel Brooks movie has been remade as of 2011?
  A.   Young Frankenstein
  B.   Blazing Saddles
  C.   The Producers
  D.   Dracula: Dead and Loving It

10. Mel Brooks started his own film company, Brooksfilms, in order to produce what dramatic film?
  A.   Altered States
  B.   The Elephant Man
  C.   The China Syndrome
  D.   Urban Cowboy®   

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