August 13, 2008

Scene of the Day: Blazing Saddles

Already considered one of the funniest comedies of all-time by such reputable sources as the American Film Institute (AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs), Mel Brooks' 1974 classic "Blazing Saddles" really doubles me over during Lili Von Schtupp's (Madeline Kahn) "I'm Tired" performance. With the right amount of familiarity with the 1930's Hollywood films of Marlene Dietrich, "I'm Tired" becomes a riotous experience, playfully mimicking the half-talking, half-singing style of the famous German import. Watch now as Kahn wreaks havoc on your funny bone in this classic comic sequence...

1 comment:

ForteLink said...

OMG that is TOO funny!!!

I still haven't seen past the very beginning of that movie (which I've already forgotten, lol). Obviously I need to. :D