- RELEASED: 1974
- RUNTIME: 93 mins
- WRITTEN BY: Richard Pryor, Mel Brooks, Andrew Bergman, Norman Steinberg, Alan Uger
- DIRECTED BY: Mel Brooks
- STARRING: Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Slim Pickens, Harvey Korman, Madeline Kahn, Mel Brooks, Burton Gilliam, Alex Karras
Had a lot of fun with this. I love how it satirizes American hypocrisy and Mel Brooks is just a master of visual gags. Also, the last 15 minutes are GENIUS.
“Well, can’t you see that’s the last act of a desperate man?”
“We don’t care if it’s the first act of “Henry V,” we’re leaving!”