The Schmooze

4 Gene Wilder Scenes to Watch Right Now

Comedy legend Gene Wilder passed away today, leaving behind a treasure trove of beloved movie classics. We’re honoring the 83-year-old’s illustrious film career with a look back at just a few of his greatest films.

Wilder co-wrote and starred in the box office smash “Young Frankenstein,” playing the descendant of Dr. Victor Frankenstein.

Embed this video

He teamed up with Mel Brooks for “Blazing Saddles,” a playful spoof on Western films.

Embed this video

And worked with Brooks again in “The Producers,” another unforgettable satire.

Embed this video

And who could forget the wonderful, magical, impossibly delicious world of Mr. Wonka’s chocolate factory?

Embed this video

We’ll miss you, Mr. Wilder.

Thea Glassman is a Multimedia Fellow at the Forward. Reach her at glassman@forward.com or follow her on Twitter at @theakglassman.

Recommend this article

4 Gene Wilder Scenes to Watch Right Now

Thank you!

This article has been sent!

Close
Close