Knights of the Round Table

United States, 1953

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Based on Sir Thomas Malory’s “Le Morte D’Arthur”, this is a tale of chivalry, honour, tragic love and intrigue. At the famous Round Table, established by Arthur to uphold peace, justice and chivalry, sits the gallant Lancelot, Percival and the evil Modred, consort to Arthur’s half-sister, Morgan Le Fay, who is determined to snatch the crown and bring chaos to the realm. The powerful Merlin can do nothing to circumvent the futile love between Lancelot and Queen Guinevere, the consequences of which will not only split the kingdom, but destroy the friendship between the King and his most trusted Knight. All the pageantry and splendour of the age are here.
Cast includes: Robert Taylor, Ava Gardner, Mel Ferrer, Anne Crawford, Stanley Baker and Felix Aylmer.

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Credits

producer

Pandro S. Berman

production company

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

director

Richard Thorpe

Duration

01:51:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1953

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

325354

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

TMDB-Movie

19957

Wikidata

Q1215806

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