Blazing Saddles

Never give a saga an even break!

Genres: Western, Comedy
A town—where everyone seems to be named Johnson—stands in the way of the railroad. In order to grab their land, robber baron Hedley Lemar sends his henchmen to make life in the town unbearable. 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.
Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1974-02-07
Run time: 93 minute / 1:33
Budget: $2,600,000
Revenue: $119,601,481
Director: Mel Brooks
Writers: Andrew Bergman, Mel Brooks, Norman Steinberg, Richard Pryor, Alan Uger.
Production Companies : Crossbow Productions, Warner Bros. Pictures
Production Country: United States of America


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)
Mel Brooks Director

Michael Hertzberg Producer

Andrew Bergman Screenplay

Joseph F. Biroc Director of Photography

Danford B. Greene Editor

Andrew Bergman Story
Mel Brooks Screenplay
Norman Steinberg Screenplay
Richard Pryor Screenplay

John C. Howard Editor

John Morris Original Music Composer

Alan Uger Screenplay

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