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The Wilder Ride is a podcast where we look to explore and celebrate the films of Gene Wilder, using the ​movies by minutes format. Your hosts are Alan Sanders and Walt Murray, getting Wilder by the minute.

Feb 26, 2019

Alan and Walt continue breaking down the opening title credits of Blazing Saddles. They do take some time to discuss the career of the film's cinematographer. They also discuss several secondary characters, the opening theme song and the Ballad of Rock Ridge. As the minute continues, they discuss the writers, the story of how Mel Brooks was introduced to the script and how the writing sessions went. Finally, the hosts discuss the films producer and his body of credits, which leads to a discussion of Catherine Zeta Jones and Zorro.

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