Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, A (1966): Richard Lester’s Oscar Winning

Though not one of Richard Lester’s best films, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum has its share of good, funny moments.

The screenplay adaptation by Melvin Frank and Michael Pertwee is based on the hit Broadway musical, courtesy of Burt Shevelope, Larry Gelbart and Stephen Sondheim.

Oscar Nominations: 1

Scoring of Musical (Adaptation or Treatment): Ken Thorne

Oscar Awards: 1