A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum [videorecording] / United Artists [presents] ; screenplay by Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester.Material type: FilmPublisher number: 908091 | MGM Home EntertainmentLanguage: English, Spanish Summary language: English, French, Spanish Original language: English Publication details: Culver City, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, c2000. Edition: Widescreen format (1.85:1)Description: 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inISBN: 0792844815; 9780792844815Subject(s): Slaves -- Rome -- Drama | Man-woman relationships -- Rome -- Drama | Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-284 A.D. -- DramaGenre/Form: Musical films. | Comedy films. | Historical films. | Feature films. | Films for the hearing impaired. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Musical films. | Comedy films. | Feature films. LOC classification: PN1997 | .F796 2000
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DVD, region 1; Dolby digital stereo. surround in English, Dolby digital mono. in Spanish.
In English or dubbed Spanish; with optional French or Spanish subtitles.
Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers, Buster Keaton, Michael Crawford, Jack Gilford, Annette Andre, Michael Hordern, Leon Greene, Roy Kinnear.
Director of photography, Nicolas Roeg ; editor, John Victor-Smith ; musical direction and incidental music by Ken Thorne ; dances by George and Ethel Martin.
Filmed at Bronson Studios in Madrid, Spain.
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.
A conniving slave attempts to help his master's son win the love of the girl-next-door.
Music and dance numbers: A comedy tonight / (Zero Mostel) -- [Dances by courtesans] / (Helen Funai, Myrna White, Jennifer Baker, Susan Baker, Lucienne Bridou) -- I'm lovely / (Annette Andre, Michael Crawford) -- Everybody ought to have a maid / (Michael Hordern, Zero Mostel, Jack Gifford, Phil Silvers) -- Bring me my bride / (Leon Greene) -- [Acrobatic act] / (Phil Silvers) -- You're lovely / (Zero Mostel, Jack Gifford) -- [Funeral dirge] / (Leon Greene) -- A comedy tonight / (Zero Mostel).