Mel Brooks: Make A Noise

Rhinestones, Not Diamonds

Mel Brooks is one of those rags to riches, only in America stories. But, it’s not like Brooks hit the lottery. He worked hard for what he made of himself. Here, Brooks remembers his mother — burning the midnight oil — making a rhinestone dress to sell.

Mel Brooks: Make a Noise premieres nationally Monday, May 20 on PBS (check local listings)