Hummie Mann (Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Year of the Comet, Dracula: Dead and Loving It, Thomas and the Magic Railroad) has written the original score for the upcoming documentary The Automat. Mel Brooks (Blazing Saddles, The Producers) has contributed an original song to the movie, which tells the 100-year story of the iconic restaurant chain Horn & Hardart, the inspiration for Starbucks, where generations of Americans ate and drank coffee together at communal tables. Lisa Hurwitz has directed the film, which is written and edited by Michael Levine (Restrepo, The Central Park Five) and produced and edited by Russell Greene. The movie, which features appearances by Brooks himself,, Elliott Gould, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Colin Powell & Carl Reiner, among others, marks Mann’s first feature film scoring project in over a decade. The Automat will premiere tomorrow, September 2 at the 2021 Telluride Film Festival. Visit the official movie website to learn more about the documentary.