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The Resource A Funny thing happened on the way to the Forum, United Artists [presents] a Melvin Frank production ; screenplay by Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester

A Funny thing happened on the way to the Forum, United Artists [presents] a Melvin Frank production ; screenplay by Melvin Frank, 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
United Artists [presents] a Melvin Frank production ; screenplay by Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A conniving slave attempts to help his master's son win the love of the girl-next-door
Cataloging source
MDK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Nicolas Roeg ; editor, John Victor-Smith ; musical direction and incidental music by Ken Thorne ; dances by George and Ethel Martin
Date time place
Filmed at Bronson Studios in Madrid, Spain
Language note
In English or dubbed Spanish; with optional French or Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers, Buster Keaton, Michael Crawford, Jack Gilford, Annette Andre, Michael Hordern, Leon Greene, Roy Kinnear
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1913-1988
  • 1932-
  • 1915-1977
  • 1911-1985
  • 1895-1966
  • 1942-
  • 1939-
  • 1911-1995
  • 1934-1988
  • 1928-2018
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Frank, Melvin
  • Pertwee, Michael
  • Lester, Richard
  • Mostel, Zero
  • Silvers, Phil
  • Keaton, Buster
  • Crawford, Michael
  • Gilford, Jack
  • Andre, Annette
  • Hordern, Michael
  • Greene, Leon
  • Kinnear, Roy
  • Roeg, Nicolas
  • Smith, John Victor
  • Thorne, Ken
  • Martin, George
  • Martin, Ethel
  • Shevelove, Burt
  • Gelbart, Larry
  • Sondheim, Stephen
  • United Artists Corporation
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
97
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slaves
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Rome
Technique
live action
Label
A Funny thing happened on the way to the Forum, United Artists [presents] a Melvin Frank production ; screenplay by Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Closed-captioned
  • Based on the musical play: A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum produced by Harold S. Prince / with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1966
  • Special features include: original theatrical trailer (1 min.) ; scene selections
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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)
Control code
44023619
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Isbn
9780792844815
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
027616809124
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
908091
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format; region 1; Dolby digital stereo. surround in English, Dolby digital mono. in Spanish ; widescreen format (1.85:1)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A Funny thing happened on the way to the Forum, United Artists [presents] a Melvin Frank production ; screenplay by Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Closed-captioned
  • Based on the musical play: A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum produced by Harold S. Prince / with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1966
  • Special features include: original theatrical trailer (1 min.) ; scene selections
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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)
Control code
44023619
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Isbn
9780792844815
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
027616809124
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
908091
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format; region 1; Dolby digital stereo. surround in English, Dolby digital mono. in Spanish ; widescreen format (1.85:1)
Video recording format
DVD

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