Blazing Saddles

Audio problem: When Taggart kicks over the fake building, he turns around and says "it's a fake, we've been suckered in." But his mouth is wide open and doesn't appear to be saying anything at all. (01:21:25)

Gavin Jackson

Audio problem: Towards the end when everyone is running around the studio lot fighting, there's a tour group getting ready to enter the cafeteria. The tour guide's mouth doesn't even remotely match what she is saying. (01:26:10)

Audio problem: When Hedley shoots a man for chewing gum on line the sound effect of his body hitting the ground takes place about a full second before he actually collapses. (00:11:50 - 01:11:45)

Audio problem: When Lili Von Shtupp is singing the "I'm Tired" song, an old, drunk cowboy stumbles onto the stage saying, "Oh my Miss Lili, oh my lovely angel, etc." but his lips are not moving at all. Right before she knees him in the groin, the overdubbed voice is still talking but the lips again aren't moving.

Continuity mistake: When the crook kicks the door on a building in the fake town it falls over, but the same building falls over again when the dynamite goes off. (01:21:25)

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Bart: Well, can't you see that's the last act of a desperate man?
Howard Johnson: We don't care if it's the first act of "Henry V, " we're leaving!

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Trivia: The late Richard Pryor, who helped write the screenplay, was originally supposed to play Bart. However, his controversial stand-up comedy routines made it difficult to secure financing. Cleavon Little was eventually cast in Pryor's place.

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Question: What is Mel saying when acting as the Sioux chief, as he is speaking to the future sheriff Bart?

Answer: Shvartses! (Blacks!) No, no, zayt nisht meshuge! (Don't be crazy!) Loz im geyn! (Let him go!) Cop a walk, it's all right. Abi´╗┐ gezint! (As long as you're healthy!) Take off! Hosti gezen in dayne lebn? (Have you ever seen such a thing?) They darker than us! Woof!

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