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Oprah, Vanessa Williams, and other stars who got their start in beauty pageants

While Miss America hasn’t bred any headline-stealing celebrities recently, beauty pageants were once a place where future stars got their start. Oprah was Miss Black Tennessee; Halle Berry was Miss Ohio. 1,272 more words

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Mel Brooks Basks in the Glory of 'Young Frankenstein' at the Academy

After immortalizing a joke in the cement at the TCL Chinese Theatre — with an extra finger on his left hand — Mel Brooks was in his usual feisty form Tuesday night at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to kick off a 40th anniversary screening of “Young Frankenstein.” 337 more words

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The Mel Brooks Classic: "Young Frankenstein" Turns 40 With A Special Edition Blu-ray!

“It’s pronounced “Fronkensteen”

In 1974, Mel Brooks released comedic genius into the universe.  With an all-star cast, he managed to turn Mary Shelly’s story of “ 381 more words

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