Blazing Saddles | reviewed by: Scott Crick | February 12, 2012
entertainment value
A film that has not aged well, I found it more offensive than amusing. Like many things from our childhood, not as good as remembered
genre Comedy
synopsis 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.
lead actors Cleavon Little | Gene Wilder | Mel Brooks | Madeline Kahn | Slim Pickens | Harvey Korman
director Mel Brooks