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The Adventures of Sir Galahad (1949)

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Sir Galahad, a knight of the Round Table, searches for the legendary sword of Excalibur.

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William Fawcett ...
Hugh Prosser ...
Lois Hall ...
Charles King ...
Pat Barton ...
Don C. Harvey ...
Bartog - Ulric's Aide (as Don Harvey)
Jim Diehl ...
Marjorie Stapp ...
John Merton ...
Ulric - The Saxon King
Pierce Lyden ...
Cawker
Rick Vallin ...
Leonard Penn ...
Ray Corrigan ...
One-Eye - the Innkeeper
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Storyline

Sir Galahad is refused admission to King Arthur's Round Table until he regains the missing magic sword "Excalibur," which makes its possessor invincible. Ulric, the Saxon King, invades England. Galahad, aided by Sir Bors, attempts to retrieve "Excalibur" from Bartog, Ulric's chief aide, who has gotten it from a mysterious Knight.Merlin the Magician harasses Galahad at every turn, while Morgan le Fey, Arthur's sister and also a magician, helps Galahad fight both Merlin's magic and the Saxons. The Black Knight, a traitor within Camelot, is conspiring with the Saxons and a band of outlaws to overthrow King Arthur. When Queen Guinevere is seized by the traitors, Merlin relents and sends Galahad to the Lady of the Lake, who gives him "Excalibur." Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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THE GREATEST OF KING ARTHUR'S KNIGHTS storms the screen in a rousing SUPER-SERIAL! (original poster) See more »


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Release Date:

22 December 1949 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Adventures of Sir Galahad - Boldest Knight of the Round Table  »

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(15 episodes)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Chapter Titles: 1. Stolen Sword 2. Galahad's Daring 3. Prisoners of Ulric 4. Attack on Camelot 5. Galahad to the Rescue 6. Passage of Peril 7. Unknown Betrayer 8. Perilous Adventure 9. Treacherous Magic 10.The Sorcerer's Spell 11.Valley of No Return 12.Castle Perilous 13.The Wizard's Vengeance 14.Quest for the Queen 15.Galahad's Triumph. See more »

Quotes

Bors: I have but one life to give to adventure.
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Referenced in Home and Away: Episode #1.457 (1990) See more »

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Not bad, for a later serial
3 December 2000 | by (NYC) – See all my reviews

If you're a George Reeves fan, and can track this serial down, it's definitely worth watching, especially to see George sport a "Prince Valiant" haircut. Working on this low-budget serial probably prepared him for the low-budget on the series that would catapult him to stardom, The Adventures of Superman.


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