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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966) - Plot Summary Poster

Plot Summary

  • Pseudolus is the laziest slave in Rome and has but one wish, to purchase his freedom. When his master and mistress leave for the day he finds out that the young master has fallen in love with a virgin in the house of Lycus, a slave dealer specializing in beautiful women. Pseudolus concocts a deal in which he will be freed if he can procure the girl for young Hero. Of course, it can't be that simple as everything begins to go wrong.

    - Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>
  • A wily slave must unite a virgin courtesan and his young smitten master to earn his freedom.

    - Written by Kenneth Chisholm

Synopsis

Set in Rome during the first century A.D. during the early years of the Roman Empire, the film opens with one of the musicals most famous songs...

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