Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Some of the funniest Jewish moments in cinema involve the acting and directing of Mel Brooks. When Mel puts himself in the center of the action, the laughs come faster and louder.
We've already posted clips of Mel in Blazing Saddles, and today we're sharing a clip from his movie Spaceballs, a classic Star Wars spoof. In this scene, he appears as Yogurt, the Yoda-like character who is the keeper of The Schwartz.
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