Sword of Lancelot (1962)

Genres - Fantasy, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Adventure  |   Release Date - Jun 2, 1963 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 116 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Eleanor Mannikka

Cornel Wilde co-produces, directs, and stars with his wife Jean Wallace in this uneven version of fabled King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Wilde, a skilled fencer, is Lancelot and appropriately enough, Wallace is his lady-love Guinevere. This time around, their traditionally chaste romance (Guinevere marries King Arthur) takes on a more modern veneer as she and Lancelot become intimate. Aside from their love story, several battles on horseback keep the knights busy as King Arthur struggles to hold onto his throne in the face of a challenge from King Leodogran (John Longdon).



aristocracy, destruction, friendship, fidelity, killing, king, knight, love, love-triangle, queen [royalty], revenge, tragic-love, wager