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The Resource A funny thing happened on the way to the forum, Quadrangle Films ; a Melvin Frank production ; screenplay by Melvin Frank [and] Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester, (videorecording DVD)

A funny thing happened on the way to the forum, Quadrangle Films ; a Melvin Frank production ; screenplay by Melvin Frank [and] 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
Quadrangle Films ; a Melvin Frank production ; screenplay by Melvin Frank [and] Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Bawdy comedy set in early Rome. It concerns a slave who can win his freedom if he can hook up his innocent young master with the virgin courtesan next door!
Member of
Cataloging source
EYB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Nicolas Roeg ; editor, John Victor Smith ; music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Language note
English or Spanish dialogue with optional French or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers, Jack Gilford, Buster Keaton, Michael Crawford, Michael Hordern
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1913-1988
  • 1932-
  • 1915-1977
  • 1911-1985
  • 1895-1966
  • 1942-
  • 1911-1995
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Frank, Melvin
  • Pertwee, Michael
  • Sondheim, Stephen
  • Lester, Richard
  • Mostel, Zero
  • Silvers, Phil
  • Gilford, Jack
  • Keaton, Buster
  • Crawford, Michael
  • Hordern, Michael
  • Shevelove, Burt
  • Gelbart, Larry
  • Quadrangle Films, S.A
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
97
Series statement
MGM classic musicals collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slaves
  • Rome
Technique
live action
Label
A funny thing happened on the way to the forum, Quadrangle Films ; a Melvin Frank production ; screenplay by Melvin Frank [and] Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the stage play produced by Harold S. Prince ; book by Burt Shevelove, Larry Gelbart
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1966
  • Series MGM classic musicals collection taken from box set container
  • Special features: theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
08091
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn175280757
  • (OCoLC)175280757
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby surround or mono.; 1.85:1 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A funny thing happened on the way to the forum, Quadrangle Films ; a Melvin Frank production ; screenplay by Melvin Frank [and] Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the stage play produced by Harold S. Prince ; book by Burt Shevelove, Larry Gelbart
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1966
  • Series MGM classic musicals collection taken from box set container
  • Special features: theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
08091
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn175280757
  • (OCoLC)175280757
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby surround or mono.; 1.85:1 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD

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