R | | Comedy, Western
In order to ruin a western town, a corrupt politician appoints a black sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary.
After promising Warner Bros. that he would edit out several "offensive" scenes--such as the infamous farting sequence--Mel Brooks in fact never cut a single scene except one: after the room is darkened and Lilly (Madeline Kahn) informs Bart "It's TWUE! It's TWUE!", Bart (Cleavon Little... ...
Come on, boys! The way you're lollygaggin' around here with them picks and them shovels, you'd think it was a hundert an' twenty degree. Can't be more than a hundert an' fourteen.
Hedley Lamarr has several rubber toys in his bathroom--a rubber froggie and several ducks. Although rubber toys were believed to have existed as early as the late 1800s (coinciding with the start of rubber manufacturing), the earliest models were made of hardened rubber and did not squeak like they do in the film (set in 1874). The squeakable rubber toys seen in the film were not invented until the 1940s.
Karl Lukas is credited (as Karl Lucas) in opening credits only.
English, Yiddish, German
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