Farce Start the Revolution Without Me satirizes the great costume adventures of classic Hollywood. Sutherland and Wilder play two sets of mismatched twins, one raised into dueling hellions by aristocratic parents, the other simple peasants who join the Revolution. The possibilities for confusion multiply as the comedy builds to a hilarious costume ball.
Producer Norman Lear and director Bud Yorkin, who served as co-executive producers on Start the Revolution Without Me, teamed up the following year for the ground-breaking TV series All in the Family.
Cast: Donald Sutherland, Gene Wilder, Hugh Griffith, Jack McGowran, Billie Whitelaw, Victor Spinetti, Ewa Aulin
Producer and Director: Bud Yorkin
Director of Photography: Jean Tournier
Editor: Ferris Webster
Composer: John Addison
Screenwriters: Larry Cohen, Fred Freeman
Art Director: Francois de Lamothe
USA / Warner Bros / 98 minutes / 1970