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Camelot -- A majestic romance set in the days of yore starring Richard Harris as King Arthur with Vanessa Redgrave as the beautiful Queen. Franco Nero co-stars as Lancelot, the classic knight in shining armor.
Camelot -- The story of the marriage of England's King Arthur to Guinevere is played out amid the pagentry of Camelot...
Camelot -- US Home Video Trailer from Warner Bros.

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Director:
Writers:
Alan Jay Lerner (based on the play "Camelot" book by)
T.H. White (novel)
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Release Date:
25 October 1967 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
The Most Beautiful Love Story Ever! See more »
Plot:
The story of the marriage of England's King Arthur to Guinevere. The plot of illegitimate Mordred to gain the throne and Guinevere's growing attachment to Sir Lancelot, threaten to topple Arthur and destroy his "round table" of knights. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
Won 3 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 6 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Ballads For King Arthur See more (86 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Richard Harris ... King Arthur

Vanessa Redgrave ... Guenevere

Franco Nero ... Lancelot Du Lac

David Hemmings ... Mordred

Lionel Jeffries ... King Pellinore
Laurence Naismith ... Merlyn
Pierre Olaf ... Dap

Estelle Winwood ... Lady Clarinda

Gary Marshal ... Sir Lionel
Anthony Rogers ... Sir Dinadan
Peter Bromilow ... Sir Sagramore
Sue Casey ... Lady Sybil
Gary Marsh ... Tom of Warwick
Nicolas Beauvy ... King Arthur as a Boy
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fredric Abbott ... Sir Geoffrey (uncredited)
Lorinne Crawford ... Dancer (uncredited)
Leon Greene ... Sir Turloc (uncredited)
Lars Hensen ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Michael Kilgarriff ... Sir Paul (uncredited)
Christopher Riordan ... Serf at Execution (uncredited)
Robert Shepard ... Soldier (uncredited)
Kay Tapscott ... Dancer (uncredited)

Directed by
Joshua Logan 
 
Writing credits
Alan Jay Lerner (based on the play "Camelot" book by)

T.H. White (novel "The Once and Future King")

Alan Jay Lerner (screenplay)

Produced by
Jack L. Warner .... producer
Joel Freeman .... associate producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Frederick Loewe 
Alfred Newman (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Richard H. Kline (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Folmar Blangsted 
 
Production Design by
John Truscott 
Edward Carrere (uncredited)
 
Art Direction by
Edward Carrere 
 
Set Decoration by
John Brown  (as John W. Brown)
 
Costume Design by
John Truscott (costumes designed by)
 
Makeup Department
Gordon Bau .... makeup supervisor
Jean Burt Reilly .... supervising hair stylist
 
Production Management
Joel Freeman .... production supervisor (uncredited)
Tadeo Villalba .... unit manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Arthur Jacobson .... assistant director
Ricardo Huertas .... script supervisor (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Edward Carrere .... sets
John Truscott .... scenery designer
John Barton .... assistant property master (uncredited)
Craig Binkley .... set dresser (uncredited)
Frank L. Brown .... set dresser (uncredited)
Ward Preston .... set designer (uncredited)
José María Tapiador .... assistant set decorator (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
M.A. Merrick .... sound
Dan Wallin .... sound
Philip Rogers .... sound recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Johnny Borgese .... special effects (uncredited)
Chief .... leather shop foreman (uncredited)
Charles E. Dolan .... prop shop: leather work (uncredited)
Stanford Overbay .... special effects assistant (uncredited)
Frank L. Pope .... special effects (uncredited)
Robie Robinson .... special effects supervisor (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Joe Canutt .... stunts (uncredited)
Tap Canutt .... stunts (uncredited)
Paula Dell .... stunts (uncredited)
Tom L. Dittman .... stunts (uncredited)
Lee Faulkner .... stunts (uncredited)
Loren Janes .... stunts (uncredited)
Roy Jenson .... stunts (uncredited)
Russ McCubbin .... stunts (uncredited)
Hal Needham .... stunts (uncredited)
George Orrison .... stunts (uncredited)
Jim Sheppard .... stunts (uncredited)
Dean Smith .... stunts (uncredited)
Jack Williams .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Paul Jacobsen .... electrician (uncredited)
Robert Jason .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Haleen K. Holt .... costume illustrator (uncredited)
Joan Joseff .... costume jeweller (uncredited)
Andrea E. Weaver .... costumer: women (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Ken Darby .... music associate
Jack Hayes .... orchestrator
Pete King .... orchestrator
Alan Jay Lerner .... based on the play "Camelot" lyrics by
Alan Jay Lerner .... lyrics by
Frederick Loewe .... based on the play "Camelot" music by
Alfred Newman .... conductor
Alfred Newman .... music supervisor
Trude Rittman .... music liaison
Buddy Schwab .... musical staging associate
Leo Shuken .... orchestrator
Carl Fortina .... musician: accordion soloist (uncredited)
Gus Levene .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Gene Merlino .... singing voice: Lancelot Du Lac (uncredited)
Albert Sendrey .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Robert B. Shepard .... playback singer (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Joel Freeman .... assistant to the producer
Moss Hart .... based on the play "Camelot" directed by
Daniel Vandraegen .... speech consultant (as Dr. Daniel Vandraegen)
Wayne Fitzgerald .... title designer (uncredited)
Crayton Smith .... script supervisor trainee (uncredited)
 
Crew verified as complete


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Additional Details

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Runtime:
179 min | Canada:175 min
Country:
Language:
Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.20 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
4-Track Stereo (35 mm prints) | 70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints)
Certification:
Australia:G | Canada:G | Finland:K-8 | Netherlands:14 (orginal rating) | Singapore:PG | Sweden:11 | UK:U | USA:G (MPAA rating: certificate #23396)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
David Andrews was offered a key role but was not free.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: In the scene when Arthur is explaining to Pellinore about the court system, the people in the background change and disappear between shots.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 time. Within an inch of sunlight, the arrows begin to fly. If I am to die in battle, please, please do not let me die bewildered!
[...]
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FAQ

What is 'Camelot' about?
Is 'Camelot' based on a book?
Was King Arthur a real person?
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14 out of 22 people found the following review useful.
Ballads For King Arthur, 20 March 2005
Author: EmperorNortonII from San Francisco, California

The legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table has endured for centuries, and has inspired many movies. One of them is the musical "Camelot," based on the stage production by Lerner and Loewe. Richard Harris stars as King Arthur, with Vanessa Redgrave as Queen Guinevere and Franco Nero as Sir Lancelot. The story follows the classic legend, Arthur creating the perfect land of Camelot, but suffering betrayal by his queen and favorite knight. The eyes are presented with a lavish sight of dazzling scenery, lush locations and beautiful costumes. There are memorable songs, such as "If Ever I Should Leave You," "What Do the Simple Folk Do?" and of course, "Camelot." This epic offers a lot for both the eyes and the ears.

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