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The Resource A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum, United Artists [presents] ; screenplay by Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester, (videorecording DVD)

A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum, United Artists [presents] ; screenplay by Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester, (videorecording DVD)

Label
A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum
Title
A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum
Statement of responsibility
United Artists [presents] ; screenplay by Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
A conniving slave attempts to help his master's son win the love of the girl-next-door
Cataloging source
MDK
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Funny thing happened on the way to the forum (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Nicolas Roeg ; editor, John Victor-Smith ; musical direction and incidental music by Ken Thorne ; dances by George and Ethel Martin
Date time place
Filmed at Bronson Studios in Madrid, Spain
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
  • In English or dubbed Spanish; with optional French or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers, Buster Keaton, Michael Crawford, Jack Gilford, Annette Andre, Michael Hordern, Leon Greene, Roy Kinnear
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1932-
  • 1915-1977
  • 1911-1985
  • 1895-1966
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lester, Richard
  • Mostel, Zero
  • Silvers, Phil
  • Keaton, Buster
  • Gilford, Jack
  • Sondheim, Stephen
  • United Artists Corporation
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
97
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  • Plautus, Titus Maccius
  • Slaves
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Rome
Technique
live action
Label
A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum, United Artists [presents] ; screenplay by Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the musical play: A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum / with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1966
  • Includes original theatrical trailer (1 min.)
  • "Enhanced for widescreen TVs"--Container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Feature presentation (ca. 97 min.). Music and dance numbers: "A comedy tonight" / sung by Zero Mostel under opening credits -- [Dances by courtesans] / performed by Helen Funai, Myrna White, Jennifer Baker and Susan Baker, Lucienne Bridou -- "I'm lovely" / sung by Annette Andre and Michael Crawford -- "Everybody ought to have a maid" / sung by Michael Hordern, Zero Mostel, Jack Gifford, Phil Silvers -- "Bring me my bride" / sung by Leon Greene -- [Acrobatic act] / performed by Phil Silvers, others -- "You're lovely" / sung by Zero Mostel, Jack Gifford -- [Funeral dirge] / sung by Leon Greene ; danced by female ensemble -- "A comedy tonight" / sung by Zero Mostel and other cast members
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format 1.85:1.
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Isbn
9780792844815
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616809124
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
908091
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm44023619
  • (OCoLC)44023619
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital stereo. surround in English, Dolby digital mono. in Spanish
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum, United Artists [presents] ; screenplay by Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the musical play: A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum / with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1966
  • Includes original theatrical trailer (1 min.)
  • "Enhanced for widescreen TVs"--Container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Feature presentation (ca. 97 min.). Music and dance numbers: "A comedy tonight" / sung by Zero Mostel under opening credits -- [Dances by courtesans] / performed by Helen Funai, Myrna White, Jennifer Baker and Susan Baker, Lucienne Bridou -- "I'm lovely" / sung by Annette Andre and Michael Crawford -- "Everybody ought to have a maid" / sung by Michael Hordern, Zero Mostel, Jack Gifford, Phil Silvers -- "Bring me my bride" / sung by Leon Greene -- [Acrobatic act] / performed by Phil Silvers, others -- "You're lovely" / sung by Zero Mostel, Jack Gifford -- [Funeral dirge] / sung by Leon Greene ; danced by female ensemble -- "A comedy tonight" / sung by Zero Mostel and other cast members
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format 1.85:1.
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Isbn
9780792844815
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616809124
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
908091
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm44023619
  • (OCoLC)44023619
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital stereo. surround in English, Dolby digital mono. in Spanish
Video recording format
DVD

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