For Immediate Release

Arts and Humanities Council of Tuscaloosa County

Contact:  Kevin Ledgewood

205-758-5195, x6




(Tuscaloosa)  “Dinner and a Movie” continues on Tuesday, July 22, 2008 at 8pm with the screening of Mel Brooks’ outrageous comedy, Blazing Saddles.  Sponsored by Chuck’s Fish, the film will be shown at the Bama Theatre, 600 Greensboro Avenue, in downtown Tuscaloosa. 


Anyone who dines at Chuck's Fish the evening of July 22nd will receive complimentary tickets to the movie, and anyone who purchases walk up movie tickets at the Bama Theatre can bring their ticket stub to Chuck's to receive $5 off any food item.  Tuesday night is Ladies night at Chuck's with drinks 1/2 price and $2 off sushi rolls.  The Bama Theatre also has a full service bar/concessions to complete your movie-going experience.  Enjoy a great evening of dinner and a classic movie.  Please note that screening times are at 8pm and not the usual 7:30pm.  Walk-up movie admission is $7/$6/$5. 


Call 758-5195 (Bama Theatre) or 248-9370 (Chuck's Fish) for more information.


July 22nd at 8pm

Blazing Saddles (1974)

Directed by Mel Brooks

Written by Mel Brooks and Norman Steinberg


Comedy-Western / Rated R / 1 hour 33 min / color

Starring Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Slim Pickens, Harvey Korman, Madeline Kahn, Mel Brooks, Burton Gilliam, Alex Karras


1975 Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress, Best Editing, Best Music – Original Song


Synopsis: The Ultimate Western Spoof. A town where everyone seems to be named Johnson is in the way of the railroad. In order to grab their land, Hedley Lemar, a politically connected nasty person, sends in his henchmen to make the town unlivable. After the sheriff is killed, the town demands a new sheriff from the Governor. Hedley convinces him to send the town the first Black sheriff in the west. Bart is a sophisticated urbanite who will have some difficulty winning over the townspeople.




Dr. Kevin Ledgewood
Arts and Humanities Council of Tuscaloosa County, Inc.
Box 1117
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35403

phone: 205-758-5195, x15
fax: 205-345-2787
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