R | | Comedy, History
Mel Brooks brings his one-of-a-kind comic touch to the history of mankind covering events from the Old Testament to the French Revolution in a series of episodic comedy vignettes.
Uncredited, as a dole office unemployment clerk in "The Roman Empire" segment.
Josephus! How did you get here from the Roman Empire?
Josephus: Don't be square, mon cher! Movies is magic!
When Josephus slips on the banana peel, his foot misses the peel.
Last shot of the film shows a wagon riding off into the horizon with a mountain carved into the words "THE END" in the background.
English, Latin, French
$4,792,731 (USA) (14 June 1981)