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Blazing saddles
30th anniversary special ed.
Publication Information:
Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Pictures : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2004.
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details:
DVD; Region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, Dolby Digital mono (Espa~nol); widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 2.40:1.
Target Audience:
MPAA rating: R.
Language Note:
In English, Francais, or Espa~nol with optional subtitles in English, Francais, or Espa~nol; closed-captioned.
General Note:
Originally produced as an American motion picture in 1974.

Special features: Commentary by Mel Brooks; Back in the saddle (29 min.); Intimate Portrait: Madeline Kahn (4 min.); TV pilot Black Bart (25 min.); Additional scenes (10 min.); Theatrical trailer (2 min.).
Credits -- Workin' on the rail road -- Quicksand -- Hedley Lamarr -- Church meeting -- Governor -- New sheriff -- Rock Ridge welcome -- Message to the Governor -- Waco Kid -- Beanfest -- Mongo goes boom! -- Where's Froggy? -- Lili Von Shtupp -- I'm tired -- Wet sauerkraut in her hands -- Snoopin' around -- Equal opportunity employer -- "Where are all the white women at?" -- Fake Rock Ridge -- Do the voodoo you do -- Exact change -- Showtime? -- "I work for Mel Brooks!" -- Happy ending -- End Credits.
Never give a saga an even break! Blazing Saddles is an iconoclastic, not-politically-correct parody; one of the 1970s most successful and popular films. Every cliched element from every Western ever made is turned upside down and inside out, while retaining all the familiar caricatures--eh, characters--of the genre: a dance-hall girl, a gunslinger, a sheriff, and a town full of pure folk. Mel Brooks redefined film comedy, and proved that even sophomoric, scatological humor could be used to ridicule prejudice, injustice, and apathy.