American Masters documentary Mel Brooks: Make A Noise premieres May 20 on PBS. Here’s a clip in which Brooks talks about his 1970 classic, The Twelve Chairs, which screens tomorrow at the TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood. The filmmaker will be on hand for a discussion of the comedy. In the clip, Young Frankenstein producer Michael Gruskoff and Joan Rivers chat about Brooks’ affinity for staying up late to read the classics:

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