Written by:Andrew Bergman (Screenplay), Andrew Bergman (Story), Mel Brooks (Screenplay), Norman Steinberg (Screenplay), Richard Pryor (Screenplay), Alan Uger (Screenplay)
Script Synopsis:A town—where everyone seems to be named Johnson—stands in the way of the railroad. In order to grab their land, robber baron Hedley Lemar sends his henchmen to make life in the town unbearable. After the sheriff is killed, the town demands a new sheriff from the Governor, so Hedley convinces him to send the town the first black sheriff in the west.
Blazing Saddles Script Resources:*3938
- Blazing Saddles Script PDF at Script Slug
- Blazing Saddles Script PDF at archive.org
- Blazing Saddles Script PDF - 2/6/73 FINAL at Script City ($)
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- Blazing Saddles ( tt0071230 ) at IMDb
- Blazing Saddles ( 11072 ) at TheMovieDB.org