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History of the world, part I

Author: Mel BrooksDom DeLuiseMadeline KahnHarvey KormanCloris LeachmanAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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... shows a rather different side of Moses, the Stone Age and the Roman Empire - in which Brooks is a stand-up philosopher playing Caesar's Palace. Next, the truth is finally told about the Spanish Inquisition in a splashy production number featuring song-and-dance monks and swimming nuns ... It's history as you've never known it - completely irreverent and positively hilarious. -- Container.
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Genre/Form: Parody films
Feature films
Comedy films
Films for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Parodies, imitations, etc
Teatro
Named Person: Moses, (Biblical leader); Moses, (Biblical leader)
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mel Brooks; Dom DeLuise; Madeline Kahn; Harvey Korman; Cloris Leachman; Ron Carey; Gregory Hines; Pamela Stephenson; Shecky Greene; Sid Caesar; Mary-Margaret Humes; Orson Welles; Woody Omens; John C Howard; John Morris; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.; Brooksfilms (Firm); Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 42958503
Language Note: Closed-captioned. In English with optional French language track and optional subtitles in English or Spanish.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1981.
Includes theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Woody Omens ; editor, John C. Howard ; music, John Morris.
Cast: Mel Brooks, Dom DeLuise, Madeline Kahn, Harvey Korman, Cloris Leachman, Ron Carey, Gregory Hines, Pamela Stephenson, Shecky Greene, Sid Caesar, Mary-Margaret Humes.
Performer(s): Narrator, Orson Welles.
Target Audience: Rated R.
Description: 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, Widescreen, mono.
Other Titles: History of the world--part I (Motion picture)
Mel Brooks' History of the world, part I
Responsibility: Twentieth Century Fox ; directed, written and produced by Mel Brooks ; a Brooksfilms production.

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... shows a rather different side of Moses, the Stone Age and the Roman Empire - in which Brooks is a stand-up philosopher playing Caesar's Palace. Next, the truth is finally told about the Spanish Inquisition in a splashy production number featuring song-and-dance monks and swimming nuns ... It's history as you've never known it - completely irreverent and positively hilarious. -- Container.

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