February 7: Blazing Saddles

Mel Brooks‘ most popular comedy, Blazing Saddles, premiered in theaters across the U.S. on this date in 1974. The original screenplay was written by Andrew Bergman (dubbed by New York magazine the “Unknown King of Comedy”), whose subsequent screenplays include Fletch (1985), Soapdish (1991), The Freshman (1990), Honeymoon in Vegas (1992), and several others. Blazing […]

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