Blazing Saddles

Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder (starring)
Mel Brooks (director, screenwriter, starring)
Norman Steinberg, Andrew Bergman, Richard Pryor, Alan Uger (screenwriters)
Slim Pickens, Harvey Korman, Madeline Kahn (starring)

Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1973. Two vintage reference photographs and one vintage studio still photograph from the 1974 film. Provenance stamp on the versos.

Director Mel Brooks' slapstick homage to the Western, in which an escaped African American railroad construction worker becomes the sheriff in an all-white town, and must protect it from politicians and railroad tycoons looking to raze it. A satire on the racism and misogyny inherent in Hollywood's depiction of the American West, among many other targets. Nominated for three Academy Awards.

Set in the fictional frontier town of Rock Ridge, shot on location in California.

8 x 10 inches. Near Fine.

National Film Registry.

[Book #158946]