American Masters

American Master Mel Brooks on Friend and Mentor Sid Caesar

Clip: Season 26 | 1m 35s

Comedic legend Sid Caesar passed away February 12, 2014, at the age of 91. Caesar was a friend and mentor to Mel Brooks and the two worked together through much of Brooks’ early career. See Brooks talk about Caesar’s genius for comedy in this film excerpt from American Masters “Mel Brooks: Make A Noise.”

Aired: 05/20/13

Rating: TV-14

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