Blazing Saddles

Never give a saga an even break!

Categories: 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: Richard Pryor, Mel Brooks, Andrew Bergman, Norman Steinberg, Alan Uger.
Production Companies : Crossbow Productions, Warner Bros. Pictures
Production Country: United States of America


Cleavon Little
as Sheriff Bart
Gene Wilder
as Jim
Slim Pickens
as Taggart
Harvey Korman
as Hedley Lamarr
Madeline Kahn
as Lili Von Shtüpp
Mel Brooks
as Gov. William J. Le Petomane / Indian Chief
Burton Gilliam
as Lyle
Alex Karras
as Mongo
David Huddleston
as Olson Johnson
Liam Dunn
as Rev. Johnson
John Hillerman
as Howard Johnson
George Furth
as Van Johnson
Jack Starrett
as Gabby Johnson
Carol Arthur
as Harriett Johnson
Richard Collier
as Dr. Sam Johnson
Charles McGregor
as Charlie
Robyn Hilton
as Miss Stein
Don Megowan
as Gum Chewer
Dom DeLuise
as Buddy Bizarre
Count Basie
as Himself
Karl Lukas
as Cutthroat #1
Rodney Allen Rippy
as Young Bart
Robert Ridgely
as Boris
Anne Bancroft
as Churchgoer
Ralph Manza
as Man in Commissary Playing Hitler (uncredited)
John Morris Original Music Composer

Richard Pryor Screenplay

John C. Howard Editor
Danford B. Greene Editor

Joseph F. Biroc Director of Photography

Mel Brooks Screenplay

Mel Brooks Director

Andrew Bergman Screenplay
Andrew Bergman Story

Michael Hertzberg Producer

Norman Steinberg Screenplay
Alan Uger Screenplay

Frankie Laine Theme Song Performance

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