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Director:
Writers:
Alan Jay Lerner (based on the play "Camelot" book by)
T.H. White (from "The Once and Future King")
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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 Modred 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 »
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Awards:
Won 3 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 6 nominations See more »
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(66 articles)
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tragic and inspiring film adaptation.well done. See more (82 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)
Leon Greene ... Sir Turloc (uncredited)
Michael Kilgarriff ... Sir Paul (uncredited)
Christopher Riordan ... Serf at Execution (uncredited)
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Directed by
Joshua Logan 
 
Writing credits
Alan Jay Lerner (based on the play "Camelot" book by)

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

Alan Jay Lerner (screenplay)

Produced by
Jack L. Warner .... producer
Joel Freeman .... associate producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
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 
 
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
 
Art Department
Edward Carrere .... sets
John Truscott .... scenery designer
John Barton .... assistant property master (uncredited)
Craig Binkley .... set dresser (uncredited)
Ward Preston .... set designer (uncredited)
José María Tapiador .... assistant set decorator (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
M.A. Merrick .... sound (as M.A.Merrick)
Dan Wallin .... sound
 
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)
Robie Robinson .... special effects supervisor (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Joe Canutt .... stunts (uncredited)
Tap Canutt .... stunts (uncredited)
Paula Dell .... stunts (uncredited)
Tom 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)
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 .... lyrics by
Frederick Loewe .... 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)
 
Other crew
Joel Freeman .... assistant to 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)
 
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Runtime:
179 min | Canada:175 min
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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)
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Trivia:
Two separate Medieval castles in Segovia, Spain, were used in this motion picture; one as Sir Lancelot's Castle in France and the other as Camelot itself in various long shots. The Alcazar de Segovia, with its mansard roofs and numerous turrets reminiscent of Disneyland's Sleeping Beauty's castle, was depicted as Sir Lancelot's home in Gaul (France)in this film. The opening and closing scenes were also filmed on the grounds of this same castle which may be seen in the background in the light of the approaching dawn. For Camelot itself, the Coca Castle, also in Segovia, was used in long shots and background shots to depict the towers and battlements of Arthur's legendary kingdom.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: 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 »
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?
What other movies have been made about the triangle between Arthur, Lancelot, and Guinevere?
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25 out of 34 people found the following review useful.
tragic and inspiring film adaptation.well done., 20 July 1999
Author: peacham from Pa.



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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