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Blazing Saddles (1974)

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A town – where everyone seems to be named Johnson – is in the way of the railroad and, 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, so Hedley convinces him to send the town the first black sheriff in the west.

Director: Mel Brooks
Writers: Andrew Bergman, Mel Brooks, Norman Steinberg, Richard Pryor, Alan Uger.

Release Date: 1974-02-07
Status: Released
Run time: 93 min / 1:33
Budget: $2,600,000
Revenue: $119,601,481
Production Companies : Crossbow Productions, Warner Bros.
Production Country: United States of America
Release Date: 1974-02-07
Status: Released
Run time: 93 min / 1:33
Budget: $2,600,000
Revenue: $119,601,481

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Cleavon Little
as Sheriff Bart
Gene Wilder
as Jim, aka "The Waco Kid"
Harvey Korman
as Hedley Lamarr
Slim Pickens
as Taggart
Madeline Kahn
as Lili Von Shtüpp, the Teutonic Titwillow
Mel Brooks
as Gov. William J. Le Petomane / Indian Chief
Dom DeLuise
as Buddy Bizarre
Liam Dunn
as Rev. Johnson
George Furth
as Van Johnson
Burton Gilliam
as Lyle
John Hillerman
as Howard Johnson
Alex Karras
as Mongo
David Huddleston
as Olson Johnson
Carol Arthur
as Harriett Johnson
Richard Collier
as Dr. Sam Johnson
Charles McGregor
as Charlie
Don Megowan
as Gum Chewer
Count Basie
as Himself
Karl Lukas
as Cutthroat #1
Robyn Hilton
as Miss Stein
Jack Starrett
as Gabby Johnson
Rodney Allen Rippy
as Young Bart
Robert Ridgely
as Boris
Anne Bancroft
as Churchgoer
Ralph Manza
as Man in Commissary Playing Hitler (uncredited)


Directing Mel Brooks Director
Production Michael Hertzberg Producer
Writing Andrew Bergman Screenplay
Camera Joseph F. Biroc Director of Photography
Editing Danford B. Greene Editor
Writing Andrew Bergman Story
Writing Mel Brooks Screenplay
Writing Norman Steinberg Screenplay
Writing Richard Pryor Screenplay
Editing John C. Howard Editor
Sound John Morris Original Music Composer
Writing Alan Uger Screenplay

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