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    Blazing Saddles turns 40

    I get a regular email news-letter from esquire magazine and the most recent one features an interview will Mel Brooks on BS (since it's 40 year anniversary), other comedy directors and possibility of a Spaceballs sequel.

    http://www.esquire.com/blogs/culture...lazing-saddles


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    Re: Blazing Saddles turns 40

    That movie would never be released today.



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    Re: Blazing Saddles turns 40

    http://insidemovies.ew.com/2014/05/0...es-mel-brooks/

    Another interview.... i really hope he gets the musical done.



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    Re: Blazing Saddles turns 40

    Quote Originally Posted by 2020cy View Post
    That movie would never be released today.
    A good chance you're right.


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    Re: Blazing Saddles turns 40

    "The sheriff is near!"
    If enough people had a grasp of satire ... oh, never mind.


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    Re: Blazing Saddles turns 40

    Amazing movie. Nobody would get the satire of it was made today. People would just call it offensive and demand apologies.



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    Re: Blazing Saddles turns 40

    Great, great movie. Probably have to cross a picket line to see it today. "Let's play chess"


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    Re: Blazing Saddles turns 40

    I watched it in the theater in Mt. Pleasant 40 years ago? Last time I went by there, it was split into a two staller.


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    Re: Blazing Saddles turns 40

    "Aw screw it. We'll take the Irish too."

    Paraphrasing; haven't seen it in a year or 10. Tried to watch it with my wife when we were first married and she made me turn it off. Made her uncomfortable.

    She doesn't like Monty Python either. She's more Ed Sullivan to my Jim Morrison. With several major exceptions. Perhaps I should try decaff...



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    Re: Blazing Saddles turns 40

    What in the wide, wide world of sports is a goin' on here?!


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    Re: Blazing Saddles turns 40

    "Somebody's gotta go back and get a ****load of dimes!"



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    Re: Blazing Saddles turns 40

    Quote Originally Posted by Icky_Mettle View Post
    Amazing movie. Nobody would get the satire of it was made today. People would just call it offensive and demand apologies.
    Politically incorrect movie....the good old days....


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    Re: Blazing Saddles turns 40

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonophilia View Post
    "Aw screw it. We'll take the Irish too."

    Paraphrasing; haven't seen it in a year or 10. Tried to watch it with my wife when we were first married and she made me turn it off. Made her uncomfortable.

    She doesn't like Monty Python either. She's more Ed Sullivan to my Jim Morrison. With several major exceptions. Perhaps I should try decaff...
    Ha, that's in my top 5 Blazing Saddles scenes.



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    Re: Blazing Saddles turns 40

    I never knew Richard Pryor was a lead writer for the movie and Brooks had him pegged to play the Sheriff - wouldn't it be interesting to see Pryor, at the beginning of his career, in that role.

    Too many scenes to be called a favorite, but this one is overlooked, "Of course you'll have the good taste not to mention I spoke to you":



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    Re: Blazing Saddles turns 40

    Love this movie.

    "Where the white women at?"


    I don't think I'm alone when I say I'd like to see more and more planets fall under the ruthless domination of our solar system.

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