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.
- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (99 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: [United States] : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC, 
- Distributor: New York, NY : Kino Lorber Corp., 
- Copyright: ©2014
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.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Music direction, Ken Thorne ; music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; director of photography, Nicolas Roeg ; editor, John Victor Smith.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers, Jack Gilford, Buster Keaton, Michael Crawford, Michael Hordern.
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!
|Target Audience Note:||
Rating: Not rated.
|System Details Note:||
DVD; NTSC, region 1; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo; mastered in HD.
English dialogue with optional English subtitles.
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