Mel Brooks spent "the 45 greatest years of his life" with late wife, Anne Bancroft. Upon meeting her he proclaimed, "I'm Mel Brooks and I'm going to marry you." Bancroft responded "Hey, I have your record." referring to the classic comedy album "The Two-Thousand Year Old Man. This was Feb. 5, 1961," Brooks recalls. "From that day, until her death on June 5, 2005, we were glued together."
Wk 4 In Celebration of Cuckoo dancing week. Even though Cuckoo Dance Week, is celebrated the second week in January we couldn't pass up the chance to celebrate. The Cuckoo dance has its ties to the famous duo Laurel and Hardy, The Cuckoo dance is celebrated the second week in January.
"Was there a secret to your marriage?" "I don’t know if there was a secret. I don’t know what you’d call a secret. I think we - from the first moment I saw her I fell in love, and it lasted until the day she died. That’s something. That was the secret: I just fell in love with her...” ~ Mel Brooks when asked about his forty-one year marriage to Anne Bancroft