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Wild, wacky spoof by Brooks of every cliche in the western film genre. Little is Black Bart, a convict offered a reprieve if he will become a sheriff and clean up a nasty frontier town; the previous recipients of this honor have all swiftly ended up in shallow graves. A crazy, silly film with a cast full of lovable loonies including comedy greats Wilder, Kahn, and Korman. Watch for the Count Basie Orchestra. A group writing effort, based on an original story by Bergman. Was the most-viewed movie in its first year of release on HBO cable.

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Available on Running time 90 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Western Comedy, Flatulence, Genre Spoofs, Showbiz Comedies, Top Grossing Films of 1974, Horses
Screenplay
Norman Steinberg, Andrew Bergman, Richard Pryor, Alan Uger, Mel Brooks
Cast
Cleavon Little, Harvey Korman, Madeline Kahn, Gene Wilder, Mel Brooks, John Hillerman, Alex Karras, Dom DeLuise, Liam Dunn, Slim Pickens, David Huddleston, Burton Gilliam, Count Basie
Cinematography
Joseph Biroc
Director
Mel Brooks
Music
John Morris

Awards

Writers Guild 1974: Orig. Screenplay.

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