A Look Into The Madness Behind Blazing Saddles


In 1974, Warner Brothers released one of the funniest films to ever hit the big screen. Decades later, we still cannot get enough of Mel Brooks’ western-spoof masterpiece. These are the hidden workings behind Blazing Saddles.

Horsing Around

At the premiere for the film, guests arrived in a peculiar way to the now-defunct Pickwick Drive-In Theater in Burbank, California. Instead of entering via cars or limos, all 250 guests approached the theater in a similar fashion to the film’s characters; they came by horseback and watched the film from there.