Cinema Under The Stars: Blazing Saddles
- September 10, 2020
“BLAZING SADDLES” (1974. 93 minutes. Rated R). Mel Brooks delivers a delirious blizzard of irreverent gags, puns and assaults on good taste in this ribald sagebrush satire. Cleavon Little is the newly hired black sheriff of the western town of Rock Ridge who teams up with deputy Gene Wilder to foil the railroad-building scheme of the nefarious Hedley Lamar. Co-starring Madeline Kahn and Harvey Korman. *** This is a satire. Director Mel Brooks intentionally utilized sexist and racist characters, attitudes and language as his method of demonstrating their inappropriate and offensive nature.*** Cinema Under the Stars is an intimate outdoor movie theater in Mission Hills with single and double zero-gravity reclining lounge chairs, and cabana loveseats. Heaters, pillows and blankets are provided. A vintage cartoon is shown before most films. Seating is limited and reservations are recommended. Members may make phone reservations (up to one week in advance). Online reservations for Members begin on Mondays at 9 a.m. Online reservations for the General Public begin on Tuesdays at 9 a.m. The box office opens at 6:00 p.m, Thursdays – Sundays. Admission Prices: Members – $17 (no reservation fees); General Public (at the box office) – $18; General Public (with online reservations) – $20; Annual Memberships – $125 (for two people). Pay with Cash, Checks, or Venmo. All concessions are $2.00 each. Free popcorn for Members. Important: Due to the current Health Guidelines for Coronavirus, we have rearranged our seating for your comfort and safety. Everyone must wear a facial mask when entering and exiting the theater and maintain a 6 feet distance, until seated. Once you are seated, you may remove your masks. Come early to avoid a line. For more information, call (619) 295-4221, or visit the website.