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The Resource A funny thing happened on the way to the forum, United Artists ; a Melvin Frank production ; screenplay by Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee ; music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester, (videorecording DVD)

A funny thing happened on the way to the forum, United Artists ; a Melvin Frank production ; screenplay by Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee ; music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester, (videorecording DVD)

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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 ; a Melvin Frank production ; screenplay by Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee ; music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester
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Contributor
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Author
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
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Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
When a wily, witty, lying, lazy, cheating slave discovers that his master's son is in love with the girl next door, a virgin courtesan, he promises to help win her heart in exchange for his freedom. But the road to romance is blocked with stunning surprises, cunning disguises and the wildest chariot race ever!
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TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Funny thing happened on the way to the forum (Motion picture)
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  • DHkRYtyLjtY
Credits note
Music direction and incidental music, Ken Thorne ; director of photography, Nicolas Roeg ; editor, John Victor Smith
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
Language note
English dialogue with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.F86 2014
PerformerNote
Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers, Jack Gilford, Buster Keaton, Michael Crawford, Michael Hordern, Annette Andre
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1932-
  • 1913-1988
  • 1915-1977
  • 1911-1985
  • 1895-1966
  • 1942-
  • 1911-1995
  • 1939-
  • 1928-
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  • Lester, Richard
  • Frank, Melvin
  • Pertwee, Michael
  • Mostel, Zero
  • Silvers, Phil
  • Gilford, Jack
  • Keaton, Buster
  • Crawford, Michael
  • Hordern, Michael
  • Andre, Annette
  • Sondheim, Stephen
  • Thorne, Ken
  • Roeg, Nicolas
  • Smith, John Victor
  • Shevelove, Burt
  • Gelbart, Larry
  • United Artists Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
  • Kino Lorber, Inc
Runtime
99
Series statement
KL studio classics
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  • Plautus, Titus Maccius
  • Plautus, Titus Maccius
  • Slaves
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Slaves
  • Rome
  • Rome (Empire)
Technique
live action
Label
A funny thing happened on the way to the forum, United Artists ; a Melvin Frank production ; screenplay by Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee ; music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester, (videorecording DVD)
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Copyright
Note
  • Based on the stage play produced by Harold S. Prince, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart which was based on the plays of Plautus
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1966
  • Includes trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (99 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329137724
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
K1377
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 2712013
  • (OCoLC)886553337
  • (OCoLC)ocn886553337
  • 2681918
  • 2712013
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo; mastered in HD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A funny thing happened on the way to the forum, United Artists ; a Melvin Frank production ; screenplay by Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee ; music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the stage play produced by Harold S. Prince, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart which was based on the plays of Plautus
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1966
  • Includes trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (99 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329137724
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
K1377
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 2712013
  • (OCoLC)886553337
  • (OCoLC)ocn886553337
  • 2681918
  • 2712013
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo; mastered in HD
Video recording format
DVD
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