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Title A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum [videorecording] / United Artists ; screenplay by Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester.

Imprint Culver City, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, [2000].
1 hold on first copy returned of 1 copy


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    L FUNN FTH M91DVD    DUE 06-24-21
Description 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1966.
Based on the stage play produced by Harold Prince.
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.
Credits Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart ; music and lyrics, Stephen Sondheim.
Cast Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers, Jack Gilford, Buster Keaton, Michael Crawford, Michael Hordern.
Summary Zero Mostel portrays a conniving slave who uses his wiles to attain his freedom during the days of the Roman Empire.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation (1.85:1 aspect ratio); Dolby Digital.
Language English or dubbed Spanish dialogue; with optional French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject Slaves -- Drama.
Eslavos -- Teatro.
Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-284 A.D. -- Drama.
Roma -- Historia -- Imperio, 30 a.C.-248 d.C. -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Comedy films
Musical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Lester, Richard, 1932-
Frank, Melvin, 1913-1988.
Pertwee, Michael.
Shevelove, Burt.
Gelbart, Larry.
Sondheim, Stephen.
Mostel, Zero, 1915-1977.
Silvers, Phil, 1911-1985.
Gilford, Jack.
Keaton, Buster, 1895-1966.
Crawford, Michael, 1942-
Hordern, Michael, 1911-1995
Prince, Harold, 1928-
United Artists Corporation.
ISBN 0792844815
Standard No. 027616809124
Music No. 908091 MGM Home Entertainment

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