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Blazing Saddles

"Never give a saga an even break!"

The Ultimate Western Spoof. A town where everyone seems to be named Johnson is in the way of the railroad. In order to grab their land, Hedley Lemar, a politically connected nasty person, sends in his henchmen to make the town unlivable. After the sheriff is killed, the town demands a new sheriff from the Governor. Hedley convinces him to send the town the first Black sheriff in the west.

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Released: Feb 7th, 1974
Budget: N/A
Revenue: N/A

Blazing Saddles Main Cast

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Cleavon Little
Cleavon Little
plays Bart
Gene Wilder
Gene Wilder
plays Jim
Slim Pickens
Slim Pickens
plays Taggart
Harvey Korman
Harvey Korman
plays Hedley Lamarr
Madeline Kahn
Madeline Kahn
plays Lili Von Shtupp
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • When Harvey Korman's character purchases a ticket at the Grauman's Chinese Theater box office, you can see the original film title, "BLACK BART" in the poster case in the background.
  • After promising to edit out several 'offensive' scenes such as the infamous farting sequence, Mel Brooks in fact never cut a single scene except one: after the room is darkened and Lilly informs Bart "It's TWUE! It's TWUE!", Bart quietly states "Uh, that's my ARM you're sucking...".
  • During a speech awarding Mel Brooks as a Kennedy Center Honoree, President Barack Obama mentioned going to see Blazing Saddles at the age of 13. When Brooks asked how he got in with the ratings restriction, the president replied, "I think I had a fake ID," before adding, "The statute of limitations has passed."
  • CAMEO(Mel Brooks): In the outlaw recruitment line, smiling and wearing an aviators costume.
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