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[...]
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Director/producer Lisa D’Apolito's Love, Gilda premiered at the Beacon Theater as the kickoff to the popular film festival, spotlighting the life of Emmy and Grammy award-winning Saturday Night Live comedian Gilda Radner. Here's our review.
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[...]