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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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Simon Oates, Michael Latimer, Robert Morris and Nicholas Pennell were interviewed for various knights. See more »

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Pellinore appears in the background of Arthur and Guinevere's wedding, although Arthur does not meet him until later in the film. See more »

Quotes

[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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Follow Me
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Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Music by Frederick Loewe
Sung by chorus
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User Reviews

Best Arthurian film ever!
4 November 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am a big fan and student of Arthurian legend. While I was disappointed that not all of the songs from the original play got into the film, I was highly impressed with this movie. It strays from the traditional legend as much as any film production, but it captures the spirit of Camelot better than any other movie I have seen. For instance, the relationship between Guinevere and Lancelot, how they met, how they felt about each other and the king, how Lancelot and Arthur met -- all of these differ from the "original" story. The ending, however, captures the spirit both of the sadness and of the enduring legend without dwelling on unnecessary negativism. I would recommend this version of Camelot to anyone who loves the Arthurian legends!


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