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Description - Monty Python and the Holy Grail by Graham Chapman

The first feature film by the Monty Python team is a mock heroic tale set in medieval Britain with lots of silly things going on besides. In a series of sketches and animations, the Pythons recount scenes from the Grail legend in which the knights forsake their chorus line can-can dancing in Camelot for a higher aim. Typically, the Pythons set-up a 'historical' tale which is really a take on the modern world. Memorable scenes, like Graham Chapman's King Arthur battling with John Cleese's Black Knight until the latter is reduced limb by limb down to a speaking stump of a torso, capture both the hilarity and grotesque nature of brutality. In scene after scene King Arthur's men are led a merry chase through the countryside, encountering life on many different social levels. This screenplay edition contains just the script and is supplemented by stills from the film.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780413741202
ISBN-10: 0413741206
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 130mm x 7mm)
Pages: 112
Imprint: Methuen Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Methuen Publishing Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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