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History of the World -- Part I

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[[Performer~P83158~Mel Brooks~melbrooks]] produced, directed, wrote, and starred in this episodic comedy in the spirit of Monty Python and the 1957 studio travesty [[Feature~V111856~The Story of Mankind~thestoryofmankind]]. The film is divided into five sequences that play like blue-toned [[Performer~P10700~Eddie Cantor~eddiecantor]] vaudeville sketches -- "The Dawn of Man," "The Stone Age," The Spanish Inquisition," "The Bible," and "The Future." Also included is a Brooksian depiction of The Last Supper...more

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14

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