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The Resource A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum, United Artists ; screenplay by Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester, (videorecording)

A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum, United Artists ; screenplay by Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester, (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
United Artists ; screenplay by Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Zero Mostel portrays a conniving slave who uses his wiles to attain his freedom during the days of the Roman Empire
Cataloging source
MDK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Book, Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart ; music and lyrics, Stephen Sondheim
Language note
  • English or Spanish with subtitles in French or Spanish
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers, Jack Gilford, Buster Keaton, Michael Crawford
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1932-
  • 1913-1988
  • 1915-1977
  • 1911-1985
  • 1895-1966
  • 1942-
  • 1928-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lester, Richard
  • Frank, Melvin
  • Pertwee, Michael
  • Shevelove, Burt
  • Gelbart, Larry
  • Sondheim, Stephen
  • Mostel, Zero
  • Silvers, Phil
  • Gilford, Jack
  • Keaton, Buster
  • Crawford, Michael
  • Prince, Harold
  • United Artists Corporation
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
97
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feature films
  • Comedy films
  • Musical films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum, United Artists ; screenplay by Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Widescreen format
  • Includes original theatrical trailer
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1966
  • Based on the stage play produced by Harold Prince
  • "908091."--Container
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
Control code
ocm44023619
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc [97 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780792844815
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
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 control number
  • 475141
  • (Sirsi) o44023619
  • (Sirsi) ADT-7626
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum, United Artists ; screenplay by Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Widescreen format
  • Includes original theatrical trailer
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1966
  • Based on the stage play produced by Harold Prince
  • "908091."--Container
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
Control code
ocm44023619
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc [97 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780792844815
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
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 control number
  • 475141
  • (Sirsi) o44023619
  • (Sirsi) ADT-7626
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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