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via Shout! Factory: Sid Caesar: The Works, a new in-depth five-DVD set coming Tuesday 9/4 from Shout! Factory, hails the man who made sketch comedy what it is today while also paving the way for such shows as Saturday Night Live. Customers who order Sid Caesar: The Works directly from Shout! Factory will receive the bonus disc, Sid Caesar: Extra Portion

Los Angeles, CA – Shout! Factory commemorates the career of influential comic trailblazer Sid Caesar with its latest DVD package, Sid Caesar: The Works, a five-DVD set spanning 1950 to 2014. Sid Caesar: The Works contains more than eleven hours of fan favorites … Continue reading

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via TCM: The Producers will be shown in select theaters nationwide Wednesday 6/3 and Sunday 6/6 to honor the fiftieth anniversary of the film’s release. Event includes exclusive insight from Turner Classic Movies, including an exclusive conversation with Ben Mankiewicz and Mel Brooks

For tickets and more information, including whether it will be showing at a theater near you, go to https://www.fathomevents.com/events/tcm2018-the-producers-50th-anniversary?utm_source=tcm&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the%2Bproducers&utm_term=announcement%2Bemail    

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Coming next weekend to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Film historian Leonard Maltin on his friend Chuck McCann, why the term “instant classic” is an oxymoron, and how he nearly hyperventilated after interviewing Mel Brooks for his podcast

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via Associated Press: Mel Brooks on this year’s TCM Festival restoration of The Producers, the definition of a classic, and why comedies should always be seen in a theater with an audience of 100 people, versus being streamed on a smartphone

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