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History of the World - Part 1


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To coincide with the opening of Mel Brooks's latest film, "Robin Hood - Men in Tights", a screening of one of his earlier comedies.
starring Mel Brooks, Dom DeLuise, Madeline Kahn
An irreverent and outrageous look at some of the high and low spots in the history of the world including: Stone Age man's quest for fire, the fall of the Roman Empire, the Last Supper, the Spanish Inquisition and the French Revolution.
FILM REVIEWS pages 55-66


Director: Mel Brooks
Moses: Mel Brooks
Comicus: Mel Brooks
Torquemada: Mel Brooks
King Louis XVI: Mel Brooks
Jacques: Mel Brooks
Emperor Nero: Dom Deluise
Empress Nympho: Madeline Kahn
Count de Monet: Harvey Korman
Madame de Farge: Cloris Leachman
Swiftus: Ron Carey
Josephus: Gregory Hines
Mademoiselle Rimbaud: Pamela Stephenson
Marcus Vindictus: Shecky Greene
Chief caveman: Sid Caesar

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History of the World - Part 1

BBC One London, 15 December 1993 22.20

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