Fascinating Behind-the-Scenes Film Books

The Internet age has spoiled us in terms of behind-the-scenes stories from famous movies. Decades-old interviews with our favorite directors are accessible on Youtube. Blu-ray commentary features are full of more information than we could possibly ever digest. But there’s just something about a good book that we’ll never tire of. Earlier this week, we received word that legendary comedian and filmmaker Mel Brooks is writing a definitive behind-the-scenes book about the making of his 1974 film Young Frankenstein. Here are several other tell-all tales about Hollywood and the movie industry you can read leading up to Brooks’ Young Frankenstein: A Mel Brooks Book.