R | | Comedy, Western
In order to ruin a western town, a corrupt politician appoints a black Sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary.
Mel Brooks also asked Johnny Carson to play Jim, The Waco Kid. He declined.
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.
(at around 1h 6 mins) When the gunmen are introduced to the Waco Kid, they pull their pistols out to shoot him and the Kid draws and shoots the guns out of each of their hands. The pistols are all single action revolvers which have to be cocked before they can fire and none of them are cocked to shoot at the count of three.
Karl Lukas is credited (as Karl Lucas) in opening credits only.
One TV print shown on US network TV in the 1980s removed all sounds of belching and flatulence from the campfire beans sequence. As a result viewers watched the cowboys standing up and sitting down for no apparent reason.
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