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A town—where everyone seems to be named Johnson—stands in the way of the railroad. In order to grab their land, robber baron Hedley Lemar sends his henchmen to make life in the town unbearable. After the sheriff is killed, the town demands a new sheriff from the Governor, so Hedley convinces him to send the town the first black sheriff in the west.

Released: 1974-02-07
Runtime: 93 minutes
Budget: $2,600,000
Revenue: $119,601,481
Genres: Western, Comedy
Keywords: Gun, Saloon, Governor, Marching Band, Western, Spoof, Railroad, Interrupted Hanging, Cowboy, Western Town, Western Spoof, Ceremony, Frontier Town, Saloon Girl, Movie Reality Crossover, Nietzsche, Coot, Self-referential, Female Singer, Anarchic Comedy
Actors: Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Slim Pickens, Harvey Korman, Madeline Kahn, Mel Brooks