was asked to reprise her stage role of Guenevere, but had become such a popular film star by this time that she was unable to accept the role. Ironically, Jack L. Warner
, who produced the movie version of Camelot
(1967), was the same man who produced the film version of My Fair Lady
(1964), and who had given the role of Eliza Dolittle to Audrey Hepburn
because he thought that Julie Andrews would not be a big enough box-office name. Warner apologized to Andrews on his troubles about the My Fair Lady casting and the two became in good standing with each other from that moment forward. Andrews, ultimately, did not get to reprise her role, because the film's director Joshua Logan
wanted Vanessa Redgrave
for the role, instead. See more
As Arthur is talking to Guenevere in the stable, she can be seen looking in Arthur's direction. When Arthur squats down to talk to her, Guenevere is facing away from him. See more
The rules of battle are not for Lancelot Du Lac, Your Majesty! Let us attack now while they sleep!
We will attack when I give the command - at dawn.
[the knight leaves, and Arthur begins to talk to himself
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?
Then I should not have been born! Oh, Merlyn, I haven't got much ...