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Credited cast:
Harry Smith ...  Himself - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dante Alighieri ...  Himself - #39 (1999) (archive footage)
Jonathan Alter ...  Himself (1999) (archive footage)
Kofi Annan ...  Himself (1999) (archive footage)
Susan B. Anthony ...  Herself - #89 (1999) (archive footage)
Louis Armstrong ...  Himself - #98 (archive footage)
Jane Austen ...  Herself - #63 (1999) (archive footage)
Johann Sebastian Bach ...  Himself - #28 (1999) (archive footage)
The Beatles ...  Themselves - #76 (archive footage)
Alexander Graham Bell Alexander Graham Bell ...  Himself (1999)
Michael Bloomberg ...  Himself (1999) (archive footage)
Niels Bohr ...  Himself - #82 (archive footage)
Napoléon Bonaparte ...  Himself - #27 (1999) (archive footage)
Richard Branson ...  Himself (1999) (archive footage)
Malcolm W. Browne Malcolm W. Browne ...  Himself (1999)
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October 1999 (USA) See more »

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$450,000 (estimated)
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A memorable night when this documentary first aired on December 31st, 1999
13 February 2019 | by Ed-ShullivanSee all my reviews

I spent the evening alone with my then 11 year old inquisitive son on New Years Eve, December 31st, 1999, and I must say it was a most memorable evening. Of course one would expect since this documentary was produced by westerners, it would be ladened with westerners and may have ignored some of the more prominent people who influenced the world and represented the other continents. I understand that this is still a subjective list and was not based on a consensus from equal votes from around the worlds historians, educators, and entertainment critics. I am sure if this list was produced by China, or England, or Russia, the list of the top 100 people over the past 1,000 years would be drastically different. Having said that, I still enjoyed this documentary immensely and more importantly it held my 11 year old sons full attention for the full length of this special presentation. As each of the historic names were divulged and their contribution to the world were explained by a combination of historic footage and/or illustrations due to the centuries each individual represented, we both sat their intently waiting to see if some of the (in)famous people we had thought of had made this list, or not.

This is a must see if you are a fan of documentaries, and I can only hope that A&E will consider releasing this full length documentary on Blu Ray 4K at some time in the near future. I have watched it a few times now and I intend to watch it again sometime in the near future. Great history lessons. For those who are not content with the list of 100 people recognized try making your own list and see how your audience picks YOUR list apart!

A perfect 10 for 10


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