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The Resource A funny thing happened on the way to the forum, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; United Artists ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester ; screenplay by Melvin Frank and Michael Pertwee, (videorecording)

A funny thing happened on the way to the forum, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; United Artists ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester ; screenplay by Melvin Frank and Michael Pertwee, (videorecording)

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
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; United Artists ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester ; screenplay by Melvin Frank and Michael Pertwee
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Comedy spoof of life in ancient Rome, starring Mostel as a slave who is trying to get free
Cataloging source
NvRPMS
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
  • In English with optional Spanish soundtrack and French or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.F85
LC item number
F85 2000
PerformerNote
Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers, Jack Gilford, Buster Keaton, Michael Crawford, Michael Hordern
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1932-
  • 1915-1977
  • 1911-1985-
  • 1895-1966
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lester, Richard
  • Mostel, Zero
  • Silvers, Phil
  • Gilford, Jack
  • Keaton, Buster
  • Sondheim, Stephen
  • Shevelove, Burt
Runtime
97
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
A funny thing happened on the way to the forum, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; United Artists ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester ; screenplay by Melvin Frank and Michael Pertwee, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play: A funny thing happened on the way to the forum / music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1966
  • DVD special features include: theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Isbn
9780792844815
Lccn
be2003005448
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616809124
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
9080991
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
be2003005448
System details
DVD, Dolby digital stereo surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A funny thing happened on the way to the forum, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; United Artists ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester ; screenplay by Melvin Frank and Michael Pertwee, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play: A funny thing happened on the way to the forum / music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1966
  • DVD special features include: theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Isbn
9780792844815
Lccn
be2003005448
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616809124
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
9080991
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
be2003005448
System details
DVD, Dolby digital stereo surround
Video recording format
DVD

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