Norman Steinberg is a producer and writer. He is known for Blazing Saddles, Doctor Doctor and Raising Dad.
"Blazing Saddles" screenwriters ANDREW BERGMAN and NORMAN STEINBERG return to the podcast to commemorate the film's 45th anniversary and to regale Gilbert and Frank with behind-the-scenes stories of deleted scenes, writer's room antics, last-minute casting changes and characters who didn't make the cut. Also, Mel Brooks sends up Humphrey Bogart, Cleavon Little replaces James Earl Jones, Richard Pryor puts on a maid's uniform and John Carradine plays "John Carradine." PLUS: "Honeymoon in Vegas"! "My Favorite Year"! Marlon Brando mumbles! Stanley Kubrick tortures Slim Pickens! And the boys remember Madeline Kahn, Harvey Korman and Gene Wilder!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Emmy-winning writer and producer Norman Steinberg stops by the studio to talk about his friendships with Mel Brooks, Harvey Korman and Madeline Kahn, collaborating with Richard Pryor and George Carlin and co-scripting the (arguably) funniest movie of all time, "Blazing Saddles." Also, Norman remembers Peter O'Toole, praises Flip Wilson, accepts an award from Jimmy Durante and ends Luciano Pavarotti's film career. PLUS: "My Favorite Year"! "When Things Were Rotten"! James Mason goes bowling! Gilbert brings back vaudeville! And the strange life of David Frye! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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Jun 6th, 1939
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2 hours, 57 minutes
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