A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

DVD - 2000
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One of the hottest burlesque shows that ever hit Broadway comes to the screen. Zero Mostel plays a wily Roman slave who must unite a virgin courtesan and his young smitten master to earn his freedom.
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : distributed by MGM Home Entertainment, 2000, c1966.
Edition: Widescreen (1.85:1) version.
ISBN: 9780792844815
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (DVD) (97 mins.) :,sound, color ;,4 3/4 in.


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Feb 24, 2018

One of my favourite fun, funny movies. The songs are really catchy and it's hard not to have a great time watching it. As a film from the 60s, it does have period-typical sexism and racism though.

Fampyre Sep 14, 2015

If you like silent film-type slapstick, then you might like this movie. Otherwise, a disappointment. Musically, and it is a musical, the song "Comedy Tonight" is the only memorable song. Phil Silvers looks old. Humor is subjective so maybe you mind find this "Comedy of Errors" type film funny but I didn't. The lengthy chase scene was sufferable. You do get to see a young Michael Crawford though.

Feb 27, 2015

One of the all-time great movies/musicals. Fantastic songs, funny and grand!

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