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  1. 'Robin Hood' spoof at Theatre Three is rollicking funRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Times Beacon Record

    ... comedy follows the timeless tale closely but turns out to be more like Mel Brooks' 1993 film "Robin Hood: Men in Tights." With equal parts adventure and silliness, the show is a perfect way to enjoy a lazy summer afternoon. Sanzel skillfully directs ...

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  2. Names Mel Brooks is in the saddle again, en route to Citi Wang TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | Boston.com

    The man who brought us "Spaceballs" and "Robin Hood: Men in Tights" is coming to Boston for a special screening of his legendary comedy film "Blazing Saddles." Mel Brooks , the acclaimed director, producer, writer, and actor, will grace the stage of the Citi Wang Theatre on Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. to provide a behind-the-scenes look at his illustrious career and talk about the making of his 1974 western comedy starring Cleavon Little and Gene Wilder .

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  3. Granada Theatre Announces Next Picks for Summer Film SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Noozhawk

    Composed of three separate series - "Summer Classic Movies," "Comedy Tonight: The Films of Mel Brooks" and "Reel Cool Summer Series" - there is a film for every fan. The week of Aug. 8-10, moviegoers can look forward to experiencing comedy classic Caddyshack , Mel Brooks favorite Robin Hood: Men in Tights and animated sensation Monsters vs. Aliens on The Granada Theatre's state-of-the-art digital cinema system.

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  4. Theater review: a Robin Hooda gets a goofy spoof by RVPRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    The Sheriff of Nottingham , Marian and Robin Hood in the Ross Valley Players' comic production of "Robin Hood." Photo by Gregg Le Blanc A tale of a selfless hero and his small band of loyal followers who take great risks in the service of social justice while always staying one step ahead of the law, it's also been the basis for numerous spoofs, including the Three Stooges, many TV cartoons and Mel Brooks' 1993 film “Robin Hood: Men in Tights.” Closing out its 86th season, Ross Valley Players has launched its own spoof by playwright Greg Banks, under the direction of Cris Cassell.

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  5. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves turns 25 - 15 things you probably didn't know about the filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Metro

    ... two years later the star did get the chance to play Nottingham's finest in Mel Brooks' parody, Robin Hood: Men in Tights. Robin Wright was originally chosen to play damsel in distress Maid Marian but had to pull out after falling pregnant with her ...

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  6. May the Schwartz be with youRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2016 | Barrow County News

    ... are (in no particular order): Blazing Saddles, History of the World Part I, Spaceballs and Robin Hood: Men In Tights . Just the other day I mentioned to some co-workers that it was Brooks' birthday, and we regaled one another with an impromptu ...

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  7. Mel Brooks' manic career path to comedy successRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | New York Daily News

    You hear Mel Brooks' voice before you see him, no matter where he is. At L.A. Farm, a restaurant near the studio where Brooks is putting the finishing touches on "Robin Hood: Men in Tights," his ninth film as director, his voice cuts through the banal blond wood, Armani suits and Hollywood Attitude like a joy buzzer at a funeral.

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  8. Mel Brooks Turns 90! Who Else Is Turning 90 This Year?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | MLive.com

    Brooks directed, and appeared in, some of the most iconic satirical comedies from the '70s, '80s and '90s, including Blazing Saddles , Young Frankenstein , Spaceballs and Robin Hood: Men in Tights . He won a Tony award in 2001 for the Broadway adaptation of his first film, The Producers , earning him a spot on the short list of EGOTs, or entertainers who have won Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony awards.

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  9. Happy 90th Birthday, Mel Brooks! 10 Funniest Lines From His...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | SFGate

    ... noble character he played in "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves" was mercilessly mocked in Brooks' "Robin Hood: Men in Tights." 8. "From the very first time I heard that album ['The 2,000-Year-Old Man'], I thought, I can never, ever be a comedian. ...

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  10. Happy 90th Birthday, Mel BrooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | KZKX-FM Lincoln

    ... screen with the 1977 Alfred Hitchcock spoof High Anxiety , 1987 Star Wars parody Spaceballs , and Robin Hood: Men in Tights . Brooks credited his second wife, the late Anne Bancroft, for inspiring him to bring both The Producers and Young ...

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  11. 'The Crush:' An Absurd Romantic ThrillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... starred in the classic masterpiece "The Princess Bride," and would star in Mel Brooks' hilarious "Robin Hood: Men in Tights" in this same year, showing that he has a great sense of versatility as an actor. Granted, he isn't given all that much to do ...

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  12. Review and Gallery - Mel Brooks @ The Chicago TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Illinois Entertainer

    ... behind that 1974 flashback and fellow blockbusters The Producers, Young Frankenstein, Spaceballs, Robin Hood: Men In Tights and so many more emerged with the energy of a firecracker and never sat in his easy chair for more than five seconds. The ...

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  13. 'A Bit of Bad Luck': Film ReviewRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... While the actor has displayed comic gifts in the past in such films as The Princess Bride and Robin Hood: Men in Tights , he lacks the sympathetic everyman qualities to make us care about his character's plight. By the time the film reaches its ...

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  14. Mel Brooks comedy 'The Producers' coming to Little Theatre of Fall River stageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... to The Producers, he wrote and directed 'Blazing Saddles,' 'Young Frankenstein,' 'High Anxiety,' 'Robin Hood: Men in Tights,' 'History of the World' and many more," LTFR director Jeff Belanger noted. "The most amazing thing to me is that he wrote ...

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  15. Dave Chappelle show sells out in Kalamazoo; second show announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | MLive.com

    ... known for his sketch comedy TV series, "Chappelle's Show" as a well as for roles in such movies as Robin Hood: Men in Tights, The Nutty Professor, Con Air and Half Baked. Working through national live-events and concert promotions company Live ...

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  16. Comedian Dave Chappelle schedules show Saturday in KalamazooRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | MLive.com

    Chappelle is known for his sketch comedy TV series, 'Chappelle's Show' as a well as for roles in such movies as Robin Hood: Men in Tights and The Nutty Professor.

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  17. Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 8-14Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... is 90. Singer Toni Tennille is 76. Jazz pianist Keith Jarrett is 71. Actor Mark Blankfield ("Robin Hood: Men in Tights," ''The Incredible Shrinking Woman") is 68. Drummer Chris Frantz of Talking Heads and of Tom Tom Club is 65. Singer Philip Bailey ...

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  18. A king and a president are made fools by isolationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... feature film, it's a stretch. Written by Joey and Hanala Sagal, as well as actor Cary Elwes ("Robin Hood: Men in Tights"), "Elvis & Nixon" is based on the real-life meeting of two titans at the summit of power, each destined for a dramatic fall. In ...

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  19. Review: 'Elvis & Nixon' a stretchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    In this image released by the Tribeca Film Festival, Michael Shannon portrays Elvis Presley, right, and Kevin Spacey portrays President Richard Nixon in a scene from "Elvis & Nixon." ORG XMIT: NYET321 less In this image released by the Tribeca Film Festival, Michael Shannon portrays Elvis Presley, right, and Kevin Spacey portrays President Richard Nixon in a scene from "Elvis & Nixon."

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  20. 'Elvis & Me' has its moments, but you have to wait for themRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | The Orange County Register

    ... feature film, it's a stretch. Written by Joey and Hanala Sagal, as well as actor Cary Elwes ("Robin Hood: Men in Tights"), "Elvis & Nixon" is based on the real-life meeting of two titans at the summit of power, each destined for a dramatic fall. In ...

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