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|Named Person:||Titus Maccius Plautus|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Melvin Frank; Michael Pertwee; Richard Lester; Zero Mostel; Phil Silvers; Buster Keaton; Michael Crawford; Jack Gilford; Annette Andre; Michael Hordern; Leon Greene; Roy Kinnear; Nicolas Roeg; John Victor Smith; Ken Thorne; George Martin, (Dancer); Ethel Martin; Stephen Sondheim; United Artists Corporation.; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
|Language Note:||In English or dubbed Spanish; with optional French or Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned.|
|Notes:||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.
|Credits:||Director of photography, Nicolas Roeg ; editor, John Victor-Smith ; musical direction and incidental music by Ken Thorne ; dances by George and Ethel Martin.|
|Cast:||Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers, Buster Keaton, Michael Crawford, Jack Gilford, Annette Andre, Michael Hordern, Leon Greene, Roy Kinnear.|
|Event notes:||Filmed at Bronson Studios in Madrid, Spain.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, region 1; Dolby digital stereo. surround in English, Dolby digital mono. in Spanish.|
|Contents:||Feature presentation (ca. 97 min.). Music and dance numbers: "A comedy tonight" / sung by Zero Mostel under opening credits --
[Dances by courtesans] / performed by Helen Funai, Myrna White, Jennifer Baker and Susan Baker, Lucienne Bridou --
"I'm lovely" / sung by Annette Andre and Michael Crawford --
"Everybody ought to have a maid" / sung by Michael Hordern, Zero Mostel, Jack Gifford, Phil Silvers --
"Bring me my bride" / sung by Leon Greene --
[Acrobatic act] / performed by Phil Silvers, others --
"You're lovely" / sung by Zero Mostel, Jack Gifford --
[Funeral dirge] / sung by Leon Greene ; danced by female ensemble --
"A comedy tonight" / sung by Zero Mostel and other cast members.
|Other Titles:||Funny thing happened on the way to the forum (Motion picture)|
|Responsibility:||United Artists [presents] ; screenplay by Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester.|