Blazing Saddles is the much-loved western-comedy brought to our screens in 1974 by the creative mind of Mel Brooks. Although the movie is over 40 years old, there are plenty of secrets yet to discover about the film. Secrets like these!
All About The Money
Director Mel Brooks just had a kid when he was approached to do the movie. He confessed he wasn’t really up for it, but because he could do with the extra cash, he took the job.
Loving His Work
Mel Brooks is proud of the film he created and believes it’s the funniest ever made. He compared it to Some Like it Hot, and while complimenting the classic piece of cinema, he said that scene for scene, Blazing Saddles is funnier. It seems all modesty is left behind when Brooks talks about Blazing Saddles.