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History Of The World Part 1 (1981)
Starring: Mel Brooks, Sid Caesar, Ron Carey, Dom De Luise, Shecky Green, Gregory Hines, Mary-Margaret Humes, Madeline Kahn, Harvey Korman, Cloris Leachman, Andreas Voutsinas, Orson Welles
Director: Mel Brooks
Category: Comedy
Studio: 20th Century Fox
English, Spanish
92 mins



In Mel We Trust

Mel Brooks' uproarious version of history proves nothing is sacred as he takes us on a laugh-filled look at what really happened throughout time. His delirious romp features everything from a wild send-up of "2001" to the real stories behind the Roman Empire (Brooks plays a stand-up philosopher at Caesar's Palace), the French Revolution (Brooks as King Louis XVI)and the Spanish Inquisition (a splashy song-and-dance number with monks and swimming nuns). It's Mel and company at their hilarious best.