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History of the World: Part I (1981) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Mel Brooks

Writing Credits  

Mel Brooks ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

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Narrator (voice)
Rudy De Luca ...
Prehistoric Man / Captain Mucus - The Roman Empire (as Rudy DeLuca)
Leigh French ...
Prehistoric Woman
Richard Karron ...
Susette Carroll ...
Sammy Shore ...
J.J. Barry ...
Earl Finn ...
Prehistoric Man / Disciple - The Roman Empire
Suzanne Kent ...
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Court Spokesman - The Roman Empire
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Soothsayer - The Roman Empire
Dena Dietrich ...
Competence - The Roman Empire
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Roman Officer - The Roman Empire
Ron Clark ...
Stoned Soldier #1 - The Roman Empire
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Stoned Soldier #2 - The Roman Empire
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Diane Day ...
Caladonia - The Roman Empire
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Chemist - The Roman Empire
Hunter von Leer ...
Lt. Bob - The Roman Empire (as Hunter Von Leer)
Fritz Feld ...
Maitre 'D - The Roman Empire
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Entrepreneur - The Roman Empire (as Hugh Hefner)
Pat McCormick ...
Plumbing Salesman - The Roman Empire
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Column Salesman - The Roman Empire
Sid Gould ...
Barber-Bloodletter - The Roman Empire
Ronny Graham ...
Oedipus - The Roman Empire / Jew #2 - The Spanish Inquisition
Jim Steck ...
Gladiator - The Roman Empire
John Myhers ...
Leader of Senate - The Roman Empire
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Wagon Driver - The Roman Empire
Robert Goldberg ...
Senator #1 - The Roman Empire (as Robert B. Goldberg)
Alan U. Schwartz ...
Senator #2 - The Roman Empire
Jay Burton ...
Senator #3 - The Roman Empire
Robert Zappy ...
Roman Citizen - The Roman Empire
Ira Miller ...
Roman Citizen - The Roman Empire
Milt Freedman ...
Roman Citizen - The Roman Empire
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Small Liar - The Roman Empire
Charles Thomas Murphy ...
Auctioneer - The Roman Empire
Rod Haase ...
Roman Officer - The Roman Empire
Eileen Saki ...
Slave - The Roman Empire
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Jesus - The Roman Empire
Henry Kaiser ...
Disciple - The Roman Empire
Zale Kessler ...
Disciple - The Roman Empire
Anthony Messina ...
Disciple - The Roman Empire
Howard Mann ...
Disciple - The Roman Empire
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Disciple - The Roman Empire
Mitchell Bock ...
Disciple - The Roman Empire
Gilbert Lee ...
Disciple - The Roman Empire
Molly Basler ...
Game Show Girl - The Roman Empire
Deborah Dawes ...
Game Show Girl - The Roman Empire
Christine Dickinson ...
Game Show Girl - The Roman Empire
Lisa Sohm ...
Vestal Virgin - The Roman Empire
Michele Drake ...
Vestal Virgin - The Roman Empire
Jeana Keough ...
Vestal Virgin - The Roman Empire (as Jeana Tomasino)
Lisa Welch ...
Vestal Virgin - The Roman Empire
Janis Schmitt ...
Vestal Virgin - The Roman Empire
Heidi Sorenson ...
Vestal Virgin - The Roman Empire
Karen Morton ...
Vestal Virgin - The Roman Empire
Kathy Collins ...
Vestal Virgin - The Roman Empire
Lori Sutton ...
Vestal Virgin - The Roman Empire
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Vestal Virgin - The Roman Empire
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Jew #1 - The Spanish Inquisition
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Chief Monk - The Spanish Inquisition
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Rat Vendor - The French Revolution
Jan Murray ...
Nothing Vendor - The French Revolution
Andréas Voutsinas ...
Bearnaise - The French Revolution (as Andreas Voutsinas)
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Monsieur Rimbaud - The French Revolution
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Rich Man - The French Revolution
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Applecore Vendor - The French Revolution (as Sidney Lassick)
Jonathan Cecil ...
Poppinjay - The French Revolution
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Gerard - The French Revolution
Fiona Richmond ...
Queen - The French Revolution
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Citizen Official - The French Revolution
Bella Emberg ...
Baguette - The French Revolution
Geoffrey Larder ...
Footman - The French Revolution
George Lane Cooper ...
Executioner - The French Revolution
Stephanie Marrian ...
Lady Marie - The French Revolution
Royce Mills ...
Duke D'Honnefleur - The French Revolution
Mike Cottrell ...
Gerald Staddon ...
Le Fevre - The French Revolution (as Gerald Stadden)
John Ghavan ...
Marche - The French Revolution (as John Gavin)
Rusty Goffe ...
Le Muff - The French Revolution (as Rusty Goff)
Scott Henderson ...
Coming Attractions
Michael Miller ...
Coming Attractions
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Coming Attractions
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Dole office clerk (uncredited)
Sean Barry-Weske ...
Insolent Flunkey (uncredited)
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Bit Part (uncredited)
Harry Fielder ...
Prison Guard (uncredited)
Rod Haask ...
Prehistoric Man (uncredited)
Linda Hoxit ...
Swimming Nun (uncredited)
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Nun (uncredited)
Cleo Rocos ...
French Girl (uncredited)
Dom Salinaro ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Albert Whitlock ...
Used Chariot Salesman (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Mel Brooks ... producer
Stuart Cornfeld ... associate producer
Alan Johnson ... associate producer
Joel Chernoff ... co-producer (uncredited)

Music by 

John Morris

Cinematography by 

Woody Omens ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

John C. Howard

Casting By 

Jane Feinberg
Mike Fenton

Production Design by 

Harold Michelson

Art Direction by 

Norman Newberry

Set Decoration by 

Antony Mondello

Costume Design by 

Patricia Norris

Makeup Department 

Eric Allwright ... makeup artist: The French Revolution sequence
Jill Carpenter ... chief makeup artist: The French Revolution sequence
Paula Gillespie ... chief hair stylist: The French Revolution sequence
Vivian McAteer ... hair stylist
Robert Norin ... makeup artist
Gustaf Norin ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Alexander De Grunwald ... production manager: The French Revolution sequence
Ralph S. Singleton ... production manager (as Ralph Singleton)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Mitchell Bock ... second assistant director
Brian W. Cook ... assistant director: The French Revolution sequence (as Brian Cooke)
Michael Stevenson ... assistant director: The French Revolution sequence
Jerry Ziesmer ... assistant director
Ken Tuohy ... second assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Robert Cartwright ... art director: French Revolution sequence (as Bob Cartwright)
Harry Cordwell ... set decorator: French Revolution sequence
Stuart Craig ... production designer: French Revolution sequence
Bert Hearn ... property master: French Revolution sequence
Jack M. Marino ... property master (as Jack Marino)
Harold Michelson ... artistic advisor
Reg Richards ... construction manager: French Revolution sequence
John Alvin ... poster artist (uncredited)
Adrian Start ... chargehand painter (uncredited)
Robert Van Dyke ... propmaker gangboss (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Gene S. Cantamessa ... production sound mixer
Les Fresholtz ... sound re-recording mixer
Scott Hecker ... sound editor (as Scott A. Hecker)
Arthur Piantadosi ... sound re-recording mixer
Tex Rudloff ... sound re-recording mixer
Robert R. Rutledge ... supervising sound editor
Mike Sale ... sound mixer: The French Revolution sequence
Sandy Berman ... sound designer (uncredited)
Raul A. Bruce ... boom operator (uncredited)
Steve Cantamessa ... sound (uncredited)
Samuel C. Crutcher ... sound effects editor (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Phil Cory ... special effects

Visual Effects by 

Albert Whitlock ... special visual effects (as Albert J. Whitlock)
Robert Costa ... opticals: "Jews in Space" sequence (uncredited)
John Curtis ... model builder: "Jews in Space" sequence (uncredited)
Anthony Doublin ... miniature photography: "Jews in Space" sequence (uncredited)
Syd Dutton ... assistant matte painter (uncredited)
Dennis Glouner ... matte first cameraman (uncredited)
Bob Greenberg ... laser effects: "Jews in Space" sequence (uncredited)
William Guest ... miniatures (uncredited)
Bill Hedge ... visual effects: "Jews in Space" sequence (uncredited)
Mike Moramarco ... matte camera operator (uncredited)
Henry Schoessler ... matte crew (uncredited)
Bill Taylor ... matte photography (uncredited)
Susan Turner ... pyrotechnician (uncredited)
Mark Whitlock ... matte camera loader (uncredited)

Stunts 

Gary Combs ... stunt coordinator
William Hobbs ... stunt coordinator: The French Revolution sequence (as Bill Hobbs)
Gilbert B. Combs ... stunts (uncredited)
Dick Durock ... stunts (uncredited)
James M. Halty ... stunts (uncredited)
Desiree Kerns ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Chuy Elizondo ... camera operator
Ginger Gemmel ... camera operator: French Revolution sequence (as Ginger Gemmell)
Gibby Germaine ... gaffer
Maurice Gillett ... gaffer: French Revolution sequence
Gerald A. King ... key grip (as Gerald King)
Elliott Marks ... still photographer (as Elliot Marks)
John Morgan ... camera operator: French Revolution sequence
Paul Wilson ... director of photography: French Revolution sequence
Alan Barry ... best boy (uncredited)
Gary Cross ... electrician (uncredited)
Brian Ellis ... focus puller: French Revolution Sequence (uncredited)
Chris Warren ... video operator (French Revolution scene) (uncredited)
Dennis Young ... grip (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Maggie Cartier ... casting: The French Revolution sequence

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Jered Green ... wardrobe: men (as Jered Edd Green)
Nancy Martinelli ... wardrobe: women
David Murphy ... wardrobe supervisor: The French Revolution sequence

Editorial Department 

Carol Ann DiGiuseppe ... assistant editor
Danford B. Greene ... additional editor
Stephen Lovejoy ... assistant editor
George A. Martin ... assistant editor

Music Department 

Ralph Burns ... orchestrator: "The Spanish Inquisition"
John R. Harris ... music editor
Jack Hayes ... orchestrator
Dan Wallin ... score mixer (uncredited)

Other crew 

Randy Auerbach ... assistant to producer
Penny Daniels ... continuity: The French Revolution sequence
Alan Johnson ... choreographer
K. Lenna Katich ... accountant (as Lenna Katich)
Lillian Michelson ... researcher
Terry Needham ... location manager: The French Revolution sequence
Betsy Norton ... script supervisor
Loretta Ordewer ... production coordinator: The French Revolution sequence
Charlene Painter ... assistant choreographer
Judi Rosner ... production coordinator
John Spencer-Churchill ... location permission: Blenheim Palace, Oxford, England (as Duke of Marlborough)
John Trehy ... production auditor: The French Revolution sequence
Jim Turner ... accountant
Irene Walzer ... publicist
Leah Zappy ... assistant to producer
Bill Borden ... location manager (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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