More About Camelot
The Lerner and Loewe musical about the legendary Court of King Arthur based on T.H. White's book The Once and Future King. The film is not as good as the show or the book, despite a big budget and big cast. Academy Award Nominations: 5. Academy Awards: 3, including Best (Adapted) Score, Best Costume Design.
1967 - Academy Awards - Best Art Direction - Set Decoration Winner
1967 - Academy Awards - Best Costume Design Winner
1967 - Academy Awards - Best Adapted or Musical Song/Score Winner
Main Cast & Crew
Joshua Logan - Director
- Format: DVD (Anniversary Edition)
- Run Time: 178
- Color Format: Color
- UPC: 883929219896
- Genre: Musical
- Rating: Not Rated
- Release Date: December 1997
Adaptation of the Lerner and Loewe stage musical about the rise and fall of King Arthur and the court of Camelot. Destined to rule England, the noble Arthur builds a magical and benevolent kingdom with the assistance of the Knights of the Round Table, only to be toppled by the machinations of the conniving Mordred and by the betrayal of his beloved wife Guenevere and her lover Lancelot.
The Warner Bros. laserdisc edition of the film (catalog #12238) includes 28 minutes of footage cut from the original theatrical release. All songs by Alan J. Lerner and Frederick Loewe: "I Wonder What the King Is Doing Tonight" "The Simple Joys of Maidenhood" "Camelot" "C'est Moi" "The Lusty Month of May" "Follow Me" "How to Handle a Woman" "Then You May Take Me to the Fair" "If Ever I Would Leave You" "What Do the Simple Folk Do?" "I Loved You Once in Silence" "Guenevere" Additional cast: Pierre Olaf (Dap); Gary Marsh (Tom of Warwick); Sue Casey (Lady Sybil); Peter Bromilow (Sir Sagramore); and Gary Marshal (Sir Lionel). DVD Features: Alternate Music-Only Audio Track (5.1)