History of the World, Part I

1981, U.S., 92m, DCP


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Screened April 29, 2017

Orson Welles narrates this lampoon of historical epics by way of Brooks’s brand of Borscht Belt theatrics, giving production designer Harold Michelson a perfect opportunity to provide flamboyant period flair from the Stone Age to the French Revolution—in the film that first showed us how and why “It’s good to be the king.”

A film by Mel Brooks