Capitol Movie Night: Blazing Saddles

Dates &
Times
Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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8:00PM

Venue: Capitol Arts Center

Presented by SKyPAC

Rated: R

The Ultimate Western Spoof. A town where everyone seems to be named Johnson is in the way of the railroad. In order to grab their land, Hedley Lemar (Harvey Korman), a politically connected nasty person, sends in his henchmen to make the town unlivable. After the sheriff is killed, the town demands a new sheriff from the Governor (Mel Brooks). Hedley convinces him to send the town the first Black sheriff (Cleavon Little) in the west. Bart is a sophisticated urbanite who will have some difficulty winning over the townspeople. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

Admission: $2
Concessions: Alcohol, soft drinks, snacks and popcorn will be available for purchase.

There will be a short called “Not Just a Grocery Store” shown before Blazing Saddles. This short ethnographic film was produced in Spring 2017 by WKU grad-student, Nicole Musgrave who is working on her Master’s in Folk Studies at WKU.

Dates &
Times
Thursday, May 25th, 2017
-
8:00PM

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