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Blazing Saddles Added with "Proper Social Disclaimer" from HBO Max
TCM host and University of Chicago cinema and media studies professor Jacqueline Stewart provides the intro to Blazing Saddles as she did for the Victor Fleming film. Cleavon Little as Sheriff Bart and Gene Wilder as The Waco Kid in Blazing Saddles (1974) Image courtesy of Warner Bros Stewart puts the racist language and bigotry into context[...]
Mel Brooks Remembers His Friend Gene Wilder
With the recent passing of Gene Wilder, it was only appropriate that Mel Brooks was on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon talking about his long time friend and cohort 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[...]