‘Blazing Saddles’: What the Producers Didn’t Want You to Know

Like a Drunken Fistfight

Writing the script wasn’t so simple because so many people were trying to get their inputs and creations implemented. Brooks joked, “Blazing Saddles was more or less written in the middle of a drunken fistfight.”

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“There were five of us all yelling loudly for our ideas to be put into the movie. Not only was I the loudest, but luckily I also had the right as a director to decide what was in or out.”