A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum ★★★ 1966
A bawdy Broadway farce set in ancient Rome where a conniving, slave plots his way to freedom by aiding in the romantic escapades of his master's inept son. Terrific performances by Mostel and Gilford. Keaton's second-to-last film role. The Oscarwinning score includes such highlights as “Comedy Tonight,” “Lovely,” and “Everybody Ought to Have a Maid.” 100m/ C VHS, DVD . Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers, Jack Gilford, Buster Keaton, Michael Hordern, Michael Crawford, Annette Andre; D: Richard Lester; W: Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee; C: Nicolas Roeg; M: Ken Thorne. Oscars ‘66: Adapt. Score.