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)
|Best Art Direction||Art Direction: John Truscott, Edward Carrere; Set Decoration: John W. Brown||Won|
|Best Cinematography||Richard H. Kline||Nominated|
|Best Costume Design||John Truscott||Won|
|Best Music - Scoring||Alfred Newman, Ken Darby||Won|
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: I love them and they answer me with pain and torment. Be it sin or not sin, they betray me in their hearts and that's far sin enough. I can feel it in their eyes, I can feel it when they speak, and they must pay for it and be punished. I shall not be wounded and not return it in kind! I'm through with feeble hoping! I demand a man's vengeance!
King Arthur: Proposition: I'm a king, not a man. And a very civilized king. Could it possibly be civilized to destroy the thing I love? Did they ask for this calamity? Can passion be selected?
Lancelot Du Lac: If the king grants you clemency, you shall be banished. If not, you hang.
King Arthur: Clemency is granted.
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Franco Nero was cast because he had the right look to play Lancelot.
Alan Jay Lerner used the film screenplay, rather than his original stage version, as the basis for the 1980's Broadway revival of "Camelot".
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