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Camelot (1967) was a Musical - Drama Film directed by Joshua Logan and produced by Jack L. Warner and Joel Freeman.

Academy Awards 1967 --- Ceremony Number 40 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: John Truscott, Edward Carrere; Set Decoration: John W. BrownWon
Best CinematographyRichard H. KlineNominated
Best Costume DesignJohn TruscottWon
Best Music - ScoringAlfred Newman, Ken DarbyWon
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Musical Monday: Camelot (1967)

on Aug 14, 2017 From Comet Over Hollywood

It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: Camelot?(1967) ? Musical #23... Read full article


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King Arthur: We must arrange for your knighthood.
Lancelot Du Lac: No, sire! Invest me because of deeds, not words! Give me an order!
King Arthur: Now?
Lancelot Du Lac: This moment! Is there some wrong I can right, some peril I can face, some quest I can undertake?
King Arthur: Well... actually... there's not much going on today. The Queen and some of her court have gone a-maying.
Lancelot Du Lac: Gone... a-maying?
King Arthur: Well, it's a sort of... um... picnic? They pick flowers and chase young...
Lancelot Du Lac: Picnic?
King Arthur: It's a custom we have here. This is England, you know. And this is the season for gathering flowers.
Lancelot Du Lac: Knights? Gathering FLOWERS?
King Arthur: Well, SOMEONE has to do it!


King Arthur: Merlin told me once, "Never be too disturbed if you don't understand what a woman is thinking. They don't do it very often".


King Arthur: [to Mordred] Far more seasoned rascals than you have polished their souls, I advise you, get out the wax. Better to be rubbed clean than rubbed out.


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Facts about

Richard Harris disliked having to wear a wig and heavy eye shadow as King Arthur. He also annoyed producer Jack L. Warner by insisting on singing the musical numbers live rather than miming.
Alan Jay Lerner used the film screenplay, rather than his original stage version, as the basis for the 1980's Broadway revival of "Camelot".
Simon Oates, Michael Latimer, Robert Morris and Nicholas Pennell were interviewed for various knights.
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