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The Resource Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Python (Monty) Pictures in association with Michael White ; written and performed by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, Michael Palin ; executive producer, John Goldstone ; producer, Mark Forstater ; directed by Terry Gilliam & Terry Jones, (DVD videorecording)

Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Python (Monty) Pictures in association with Michael White ; written and performed by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, Michael Palin ; executive producer, John Goldstone ; producer, Mark Forstater ; directed by Terry Gilliam & Terry Jones, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Title
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Statement of responsibility
Python (Monty) Pictures in association with Michael White ; written and performed by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, Michael Palin ; executive producer, John Goldstone ; producer, Mark Forstater ; directed by Terry Gilliam & Terry Jones
Title variation
Holy Grail
Contributor
Actor
Animator
Cinematographer
Composer
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • The quest for the Holy Grail by King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table is retold in the inimitable Python fashion
  • King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many very silly obstacles
Cataloging source
IFJ
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Terry Bedford; animation, Terry Gilliam; production design, Roy Smith; songs, Neil Innes ; costume designer, Hazel Pethig ; editor, John Hackney
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
In English or dubbed French with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Connie Booth, Carol Cleveland, Neil Innes, Bee Duffell, John Young, Rita Davies, Avril Stewart, Sally Kinghorn
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1936-
  • 1941-1989
  • 1942-
  • 1943-
  • 1942-
  • 1944-
  • 1914-1974
  • 1916-1996
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • White, Michael
  • Chapman, Graham
  • Cleese, John
  • Idle, Eric
  • Gilliam, Terry
  • Jones, Terry
  • Palin, Michael
  • Goldstone, John
  • Forstater, Mark
  • Booth, Connie
  • Cleveland, Carol
  • Innes, Neil
  • Duffell, Bee
  • Young, John
  • Davies, Rita
  • Bedford, Terry
  • Monty Python (Comedy troupe)
  • Python (Monty) Pictures
  • Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
89
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arthur
  • Grail
  • Quests (Expeditions) (Expeditions)
  • DVD-Video discs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Python (Monty) Pictures in association with Michael White ; written and performed by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, Michael Palin ; executive producer, John Goldstone ; producer, Mark Forstater ; directed by Terry Gilliam & Terry Jones, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1974
  • Special features Disc 1. Commentary by Terry Gilliam & Terry Jones; Commentary by John Cleese, Eric Idle & Michael Palin; Read as you watch screenplay; Subtitles for people who do not like the film (taken from Henry IV pt II by William Shakespeare); Follow the killer rabbit option
  • Special features Disc 2. Singalong (Knights of the round table, Sir Robin, Monks chant); The quest for the Holy Grail locations; Sacred relics (Coconuts, Japanese version, BBC film night, Old rubbish, Artefacts, Photos, Trailers, The cast); Unshot footage. (Lego knights, Location recce with directors commentaries); Unused ideas; Excommunication
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (89 min.)
Isbn
9780767853521
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • g
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396052765
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
05276
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 (English), Dolby digital mono (English, French)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Python (Monty) Pictures in association with Michael White ; written and performed by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, Michael Palin ; executive producer, John Goldstone ; producer, Mark Forstater ; directed by Terry Gilliam & Terry Jones, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1974
  • Special features Disc 1. Commentary by Terry Gilliam & Terry Jones; Commentary by John Cleese, Eric Idle & Michael Palin; Read as you watch screenplay; Subtitles for people who do not like the film (taken from Henry IV pt II by William Shakespeare); Follow the killer rabbit option
  • Special features Disc 2. Singalong (Knights of the round table, Sir Robin, Monks chant); The quest for the Holy Grail locations; Sacred relics (Coconuts, Japanese version, BBC film night, Old rubbish, Artefacts, Photos, Trailers, The cast); Unshot footage. (Lego knights, Location recce with directors commentaries); Unused ideas; Excommunication
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (89 min.)
Isbn
9780767853521
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • g
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396052765
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
05276
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 (English), Dolby digital mono (English, French)
Video recording format
DVD

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