American Masters

It's Hedley!

Clip: 05/18/2018 | 2m 3s Video has closed captioning.

Director Mel Brooks recounts how the antagonist of his 1974 classic Blazing Saddles ended up with a name conspicuously close to that of Hollywood actress Hedy Lamarr.

Aired: 05/18/18

Rating: NR

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