That movie could not be made today what with ‘political correctness’ !!
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Too bad TCM won’t get and give plenty of alert to “Blazing Saddles”.
Most of the stations that play it bleep out all the ‘bad’ (well, they say bad) stuff.
I found it on IFC (Ch 133 on Dish)and they played it UNCUT, but it had commercials.
They ran it about 8 times in a weeks period..
Just watched it this afternoon and they even managed to take a shot at the “Irish” when the RR workers demanded a home in the town and the Johnsons said the Blacks were Ok but only the Blacks...they protested and the Johnsons said “Ok everyone BUT the Irish”....think they finally gave in BUT they managed to hit every known ethnic and racial slur for THAT time frame....including ‘farting’ and ‘faggots’.
Have you see PBS American Masters with Mel Brooks that was eye opener origially Mel going write Sheriff Bart part for Richard Pryor but Richard drug habit really didn’t please with Warner Bros
One of Warner Bros exec want whole punch out the horse scene cut out and old lady get punch cut out
Seriously but Mel ignore them