The Adventures of Sir Lancelot (1956–1957)

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In all of Arthurian legend, the most famous of the Knights of the Round Table is undoubtedly Sir Lancelot. This series, painstakingly researched by the History and Literature Departments of... See full summary »

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William Russell ...
 Sir Lancelot du Lac / ... (30 episodes, 1956-1957)
Cyril Smith ...
 Merlin (24 episodes, 1956-1957)
Ronald Leigh-Hunt ...
 King Arthur (22 episodes, 1956-1957)
Robert Scroggins ...
 Brian (22 episodes, 1956-1957)
David Morrell ...
 Sir Kay / ... (21 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Andred / ... (14 episodes, 1956-1957)
Jane Hylton ...
 Queen Guinevere / ... (14 episodes, 1956-1957)
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In all of Arthurian legend, the most famous of the Knights of the Round Table is undoubtedly Sir Lancelot. This series, painstakingly researched by the History and Literature Departments of Oxford University, re-creates some of the notable exploits of the famous knight, as well as the deeds of the other members of King Arthur's court. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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24 September 1956 (USA)  »

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Thoroughly researched? By Oxford?
12 February 2011 | by (New Hampshire) – See all my reviews

There are many things historically wrong with this series; for starters, the longbow (think Robin Hood) didn't come into use until the 13th century or thereabouts, whilst it's generally conceded that if Arthur were a historical person, he lived about the 8th century. The costumes are all wrong --- again more close to those of Robin's time. Knights in armour didn't just "mount up"; they needed a hoist to get on a horse. The writings of Euclid were unknown to the Arthurian age; so Merlin's lever was an anachronism. In several scenes men remained seated when women (even the Queen) were standing -- definitely a no-no until the 20th century. There are other, lesser faults, but, in general, this was a Robin Hood setting with "men in armour" instead of tights.


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