Blazing Saddles ★★★½ 1974 (R)
Wild, wacky spoof by Brooks of every cliche in the western film genre. Little is Black Bart, a convict offered a reprieve if he will become a sheriff and clean up a nasty frontier town; the previous recipients of this honor have all swiftly ended up in shallow graves. A crazy, silly film with a cast full of lovable loonies including comedy greats Wilder, Kahn, and Korman. Watch for the Count Basie Orchestra. A group writing effort, based on an original story by Bergman. Was the most-viewed movie in its first year of release on HBO cable. 90m/C VHS, DVD, Blu-ray Disc, HD DVD . Cleavon Little, Harvey Korman, Madeline Kahn, Gene Wilder, Mel Brooks, John Hillerman, Alex Karras, Dom DeLuise, Liam Dunn, Slim Pickens, David Huddleston, Burton Gilliam, Count Basie; D: Mel Brooks; W: Norman Steinberg, Andrew Bergman, Richard Pryor, Alan Uger, Mel Brooks; C: Joseph Biroc; M: John Morris. Natl. Film Reg. '06;; Writers Guild '74: Orig. Screenplay.
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