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Blazing Saddles Added with "Proper Social Disclaimer" from HBO Max
The same just happened for the Mel Brooks' film Blazing Saddles (1974) The iconic comedy classic stood out not only for its humor, but its social messages within "The intro was added to ensure that the film was put into the proper social context," an HBO Max spokeswoman told The Hollywood Reporter TCM host and[...]
John Hillerman
He would also appear in Paper Moon, Chinatown and Blazing Saddles On television he appeared as radio detective Simon Brimmer on Ellery Queen and as Mr Connors on One Day At A Time He would also play the role of Higgins in appearances  on Murder, She Wrote and Simon & Simon. His last screen appearance was[...]
Mel Brooks Dares Hollywood To Remake Blazing Saddles
Mel Brooks made some interesting comments on his YouTube podcast, Diversity & Movies, yesterday. The legendary director said that political correctness would prevent a movie like Blazing Saddles from being made today. "It's OK not to hurt the feelings of various tribes and groups," said Brooks, encouraging viewers to donate money to his Patreon "However, it's not[...]
Mel Brooks Remembers His Friend Gene Wilder
Together they made arguably three of the funniest movies of the seventies if not of all time: The Producers, Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein Here Brooks talks about his first meeting Wilder and how he became involved in Young Frankenstein. can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Mel Brooks Misses Being Able to Call Gene[...]
Mel Brooks Performs Live For An HBO Special
Mel Brooks is responsible for some of the best comedic moments to ever hit film… classics like The Producers, Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, Space Balls as well as co-creating Get Smart The truth is his list of credits goes on and on He even begets talent as his son Max Brooks has quite the career[...]