Silent Movie

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Silent Movie ★★ ½ 1976 (PG)

A has-been movie director (Brooks) is determined to make a comeback and save his studio from being taken over by a conglomerate. Hilarious at times but uneven. An original idea; not as successful as it could have been. Has music and sound effects, but only one word of spoken dialogue by famous mime Marceau. 88m/C VHS, DVD . Mel Brooks, Marty Feldman, Dom De-Luise, Burt Reynolds, Anne Bancroft, James Caan, Liza Minnelli, Paul Newman, Sid Caesar, Bernadette Peters, Harry Ritz, Marcel Marceau; D: Mel Brooks; W: Mel Brooks, Ron Clark, Rudy DeLuca, Barry Levinson.