Blazing Saddles

Blazing Saddles (1974)

Ending / spoiler

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Bart wins over the residents of Rockridge with the help of The Waco Kid. In the process of ridding the town of the bad guys a fight breaks out. The fight spills out beyond the borders of the movie set and into the commisary and other studios at Warner Brothers. Hedley escapes the fight and hails a taxi outside of the studio. Bart rides his horse in pursuit of Hedley. Hedley ends up at Gramanns Chinese Theater, buys a ticket for the premier of Blazing Saddles. While watching the movie he sees bart ride up to the theater he is in. He leaves. Bart confronts him. There is a shootout and Bart wins. Bart and the Waco kid enter the theater and watch the end of the movie. The movie ends with Bart and The Waco Kid riding off into the sunset in a limo.

Mark Hampson

Visible crew/equipment: In the beginning when the two black workers are using the handcart to look for quicksand, you can see the cable pulling them in one quick shot.

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Hedley Lamarr: My mind is a raging torrent, flooded with rivulets of thought cascading into a waterfall of creative alternatives.
Taggart: God darnit, Mr. Lamarr, you use your tongue prettier than a twenty dollar whore.

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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: At the beginning, Lyle refers to the song Camptown races as "The Camptown lady"? Is this simply cause he's stupid, or is there any other reason?

Gavin Jackson

Chosen answer: The opening line of the song refers to the Camptown Ladies and the phrase "Camptown Races" never appears anywhere in the lyrics. If nobody told him otherwise, Lyle may simply have assumed that some variation on "Camptown Ladies" was the actual title.

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The actual title of the song was "Gwine to Run All Night, or De Camptown Races," written by American lyricist Stephen Foster and first published in 1850. Over many years on the minstrel show circuit, the title was shortened to "Camptown Races" and was sometimes erroneously called "Camptown Ladies." While the phrase "Camptown Races" doesn't appear in the lyrics, the phrase "Camptown Racetrack" does appear in the second line: "Camptown ladies sing dis song, doo-dah, doo-dah, Camptown Racetrack five miles long, oh-de-doo-dah-day." The song refers to Camptown, Pennsylvania, a real town with a popular horserace in the mid-1800s.

Charles Austin Miller

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