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The story of the marriage of England's King Arthur to Guinevere. The plot of illegitimate Modred to gain the throne and Guinevere's growing attachment to Sir Lancelot, threaten to topple Arthur and destroy his "round table" of knights.

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The story of the marriage of England's King Arthur to Guinevere is played out amid the pagentry of Camelot. The plot of illegitimate Modred to gain the throne and Guinevere's growing attachment to Sir Lancelot, whom she at first abhors, threaten to topple Arthur and destroy his "round table" of knights who would use their might for right. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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25 October 1967 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Camelot - Am Hofe König Arthurs  »

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$13,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Rock Hudson was early forerunner for role of King Arthur--a missed screen role he would finally play in a touring stage production of the musical in 1977. See more »

Goofs

In the throne room of the Great Hall, where Lancelot is to be dubbed, we see assorted people gathered throughout the hall as King Arthur and Queen Guenevere make their way to the throne, but no knights. Shortly thereafter, as Sir Lancelot rides his horse into the hall, we see both sides of the hall lined with knights in armor, where there had been no knights before. When it was originally filmed, the entire scene included lengthy shots of pageantry, and one section was filmed of all the knights of the round table filing into the hall and lining up on each side, just below the steps to the throne room; but this sequence was dropped in the final cut. Brief glimpses of the knights filing into the hall in this scene may be viewed in one of the trailers. See more »

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[first lines]
A Knight: The rules of battle are not for Lancelot Du Lac, Your Majesty! Let us attack now while they sleep!
King Arthur: [firmly] We will attack when I give the command - at dawn.
[the knight leaves, and Arthur begins to talk to himself]
King Arthur: Oh, Merlyn, Merlyn, why is Ginny in that castle, behind walls I cannot enter? How did I blunder into this agonizing absurdity? Where did I stumble? How did I go wrong? Should I not have loved her?
[sighs]
King Arthur: Then I should not have been born! Oh, Merlyn, I haven't got much ...
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Spoofed in Guiding Light: Episode dated 9 December 1982 (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

The Lusty Month Of May
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Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Music by Frederick Loewe
Sung by Vanessa Redgrave and Chorus
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tragic and inspiring film adaptation.well done.
20 July 1999 | by (Pa.) – See all my reviews



a fine atmospherc sreen adaptation of lerner and loewe's classic. Richard Harris is quite simply magnificent as arthur,the best actor to play the role on stage or screen. redgrave is compelling,although julie andrews singing is sorely missed. the film adds more of a tragic feel,not like the original broadway version which had more humor. lerner himself rewrote his stage production after the film screenplay. franco nero is mis cast as lance ,even his dialoge was dubbed!! but david hemmings comes across quite well as mordred, too bad his song (along with 5 others) was cut. yes, at times it gets a bit long but its well worth it for the final inspiring scene when arthur passes on the camelot story to young tom of warwick. Harris is at the heart of this film and he keeps you glued to the screen.


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