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Harvey Korman (Hedley Lamarr), RIP

Although I often watched Harvey on the old Carol Burnett show, I remember him best as Hedley Lamarr, the “villain” in Mel Brooks’ classic comedy Blazing Saddles:

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Comment from Happy Curmudgeon
Time June 4, 2008 at 7:10 am

The world is a poorer place to have one less Harvey in it. There aren’t many of around.

Comment from Sunni
Time June 4, 2008 at 9:02 am

I saw this news item but somehow didn’t mention it. Harvey Korman was one of the greats of comedy. In thinking back on many a pleasant evening watching The Carol Burnett Show, I realized that one reason I have such a hard time watching comedies today is that awful canned laugh track. CB was taped before a studio audience, and the laughter genuine—and with people like Carol, Harvey, and Tim Conway, how could there not be laughter?

Comment from Greta Harders
Time May 7, 2011 at 12:42 am

Nice Job on the blog

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