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R| 1 hr. 33 min.

Plot Summary
Human history is traced through a series of vignettes, beginning with cavemen awestruck by their own magnificence. Then Moses (Mel Brooks) receives the tablets containing the "15" commandments, and Emperor Nero (Dom DeLuise) presides over a madcap Rome with his wife, Nympho (Madeline Kahn). Jumping ahead, the Spanish Inquisition softens repression with song and dance, and a few centuries later Madame Defarge (Cloris Leachman) is fomenting revolution in France.

Cast: Mel Brooks , Dom DeLuise , Madeline Kahn , Harvey Korman , Cloris Leachman , Ron Carey , Gregory Hines , Pamela Stephenson

Director: Mel Brooks

Genres: Comedy

History of the World: Part I (1981)

Release Date: February 13th, 2005|1 hr. 33 min.

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