Young Frankenstein was released on December 15, 1974, starring Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle and Marty Feldman, etc. This black and white, comedy and thriller film was directed by Mel Brooks and written by Wilder himself and Brooks. The story is about "Dr. Frankenstein's grandson (Wilder), after years of living down the family reputation, inherits granddad's castle and repeats the experiments." It grossed an estimated $86,300,000 in America.
Young Frankenstein: All of my daughter's friends names in high school started with "A". Since I couldn't reference them all quick enough in conversation, I always referred to one as Abbey Normal. Hopefully she never finds that out. ;)