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Mel Brooks: ‘Donald Trump doesn’t scare me. He’s a song-and-dance man’ | Film | The Guardian

One of America’s great comics for the past 60 years, the maker of films Blazing Saddles and The Producers talks about why he can’t take the president seriously – and the White House sidekicks that are no laughing matter

Source: Mel Brooks: ‘Donald Trump doesn’t scare me. He’s a song-and-dance man’ | Film | The Guardian

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5 comments on “Mel Brooks: ‘Donald Trump doesn’t scare me. He’s a song-and-dance man’ | Film | The Guardian

  1. ksbeth
    02/17/2017

    he knows one when he sees one

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    • First Night Design
      02/17/2017

      Yes! If his acceptance speech at the Baftas is anything to go by, I suspect he might be on his way out. Sad.

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  2. beetleypete
    02/18/2017

    I didn’t watch the BAFTA ceremony, but I have always enjoyed listening to Mel Brooks, and watching some of his films, especially ‘The Producers’. This was a good article, and covered so much of his life.
    Best wishes, Pete. x

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    • First Night Design
      02/18/2017

      I’m glad you enjoyed it. I only watched half of the Baftas and tend, these days, to avoid award ceremonies. Seen one, you’ve seen ’em all!

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      • beetleypete
        02/18/2017

        I got tired of all award ceremonies after the speeches became more important than the work being honoured.

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