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The Resource A funny thing happened on the way to the forum, screenplay by Melvin Frank and Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester

A funny thing happened on the way to the forum, screenplay by Melvin Frank and Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester

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
screenplay by Melvin Frank and Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Author
Cinematographer
Film director
Film distributor
Film editor
Film producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • 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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Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Music direction, Ken Thorne ; music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; 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
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PerformerNote
Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers, Jack Gilford, Buster Keaton, Michael Crawford, Michael Hordern
Runtime
99
Technique
live action
Label
A funny thing happened on the way to the forum, screenplay by Melvin Frank and Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester
Instantiates
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
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
  • (OCoLC)886553337
  • UtOrBLW
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, screenplay by Melvin Frank and Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester
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
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
  • (OCoLC)886553337
  • UtOrBLW
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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