Blazing Saddles

Monday, July 14
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1hr 33mins // directed by:Mel Brooks // featuring:Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder

"My name is Jim, but most people call me...Jim."

Politically incorrect and relentlessly funny, Mel Brooks's take on Hollywood Westerns follows the tortured trail of freed slave Bart (Cleavon Little), who's elected sheriff of the racist town of Rock Ridge. Bart must foil a land-grabbing governor (Brooks) with help from a washed-up, pot-smoking gunslinger (Gene Wilder). Also starring Madeline Kahn, whose spot-on send-up of Marlene Dietrich earned her an Academy Award nomination.