History of the World: Part1
History of the World: Part1 ★★ 1981 (R)
More misses than hits in this Brooks parody of historic epics. A bluntly satiric vision of human evolution, from the Dawn of Man to the French Revolution told in an episodic fashion. Good for a few laughs. 90m/C VHS, DVD . Mel Brooks, Dom DeLuise, Madeline Kahn, Harvey Korman, Cloris Leachman, Gregory Hines, Pamela Stephenson, Paul Mazursky, Beatrice Arthur, Fritz Feld, John Hurt, Jack Carter, John Hillerman, John Gavin, Barry Levinson, Ron Carey, Howard Morris, Sid Caesar, Jackie Mason, Charlie Callas, Henny Youngman, Hugh Hefner; D: Mel Brooks; W: Mel Brooks; C: John Morris, Woody Omens; M: Shecky Greene; Nar: Orson Welles.