History of the World Part 1- [Blu-ray] Comedy

Mel Brooks's 1981, three-part comedy--set in the Stone Age, the Roman Empire, and the French Revolution--is pure guilty pleasure. Narrated by Orson Welles and featuring a lot of famous faces in guest appearances (beyond the official cast), the film opens well with Sid Caesar playing a caveman, then moves along to the unlikely but somehow hilarious juxtaposition of Caesar's soldiers (the other Caesar, not Sid) with pot humor, and ends on a dumb-funny note in the French bloodbath. This is a take-it-or-leave-it movie, and it works best if you're in a take-it-or-leave-it mood. --Tom Keogh

Features Include:

-Note: Musical Mel: Inventing "The Inquisition" HD Featurette
-Making History: Mel Brooks on creating the world HD featurette
-The real history of the World Trivia Track
-Isolated score track


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Released - Tuesday, May 11 , 2010