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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

8 Ratings: 2.5
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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the forum was based on the Broadway musical of the same name.  With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a hilarious script by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, this 1966 movie, directed by Richard Lester … see full wiki

Genre: Comedy, Music, Musical
Release Date: January 1, 1966
MPAA Rating: Unrated
2 reviews about A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the...
Quick Tip by . August 24, 2010
Loved this film, and I am not a lover of the musical genre. Probably one of my favorite musicals because of the comedy of Zero Mostell which is superb. What a shame he was blacklisted, I would have liked him to do more work.
review by . December 15, 2008
            The most prevalent theme of Sondheim's A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is freedom.  This is made evident in numerous metatheatrical devices.  It begins with casting.  Most of the major players in the film are members of marginalized groups in America; British character actors, Jews, liberals, and the obsolete silent film star.  Freedom is demonstrated in the employment of blacklisted actors Zero …
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