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Arthurian legends on film and television

by Bert Olton

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arthurian romances in motion pictures.,
  • Arthurian romances on television.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBert Olton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.A75 O48 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 341 p. :
    Number of Pages341
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL52539M
    ISBN 100786407182
    LC Control Number99059789

    Arthurian literature and scholarship - British Heritage Tis monumental work involves over 50 scholars and contains a wide range of entries in the arts (visual arts, music, television and film); Arthurian characters; history; legend, and archaeology; themes, motifs, and objects; and a wealth of.   EXCLUSIVE: Netflix is taking on a key character from the King Arthur legend, Lady of the Lake. The Internet network has teamed with famed comic book writer/artist Frank Miller (Sin .

      The series itself is very much female-centric, with several female characters prominent in the story. There have been hundreds of adaptations of the Arthurian legend on film, television and other media, so it is very difficult to give a unique take on the story, and Cursed should be credited with trying something new by going with this approach. A magical glimpse into the legendary age of Arthurian chivalry. Meet a daring damosel from the Golden Age, a brave, fearless woman of whom stories were told and legends woven. Vivian is the fifteen year old grand-niece of the Lady.

    A lucky discovery in a rare book has the potential to transform our knowledge of perhaps the most famous story from the entire Middle Ages. Some damaged manuscript pages found inside the volume are from the 13th century and they narrate the adventures of Merlin the magician, a key figure in the legendary tales of King Arthur and Camelot. The find is an astounding one and it is already changing. Although there are innumerable variations of the Arthurian legend, the basic story has remained the same. Arthur was the illegitimate son of Uther Pendragon, king of Britain, and Igraine, the wife of Gorlois of Cornwall. After the death of Uther.


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The Arthurian legends are a crucial part of Western culture and literature. With their enduring themes, archetypal characters, and complex plots, it is not surprising that the stories of Camelot should find their way into films and television the moody ("Excalibur") to the looney ("Knighty Knight Bugs"), over entries describe the various media interpretations of the legendary Cited by: 8.

Get this from a library. Arthurian legends on film and television. [Bert Olton] -- "Like the writers and artists of centuries past, the modern entertainment industries have continually mined the rich ground of Camelot for inspiration.

King Arthur and his Knights have made hundreds. About the Book. The Arthurian legends are a crucial part of Western culture. With their enduring themes, archetypal characters, and complex plots, it is not surprising that the stories of Camelot should find their way into films and television programs.

You're viewing: Arthurian Legends on Film and Television $ His work was the basis for Camelot (), a musical by Alan Lerner and Frederick Loewe; a film, also called Camelot (), was derived from the musical. Numerous other films have been based on the Arthurian legend, notably John Boorman’s Excalibur ().

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Arthurian film and television. Subcategories. This category has only the following subcategory.

M Merlin (TV series)‎ (11 P) Pages in category "Television series based on Arthurian legend" (TV series) King Arthur and the Knights of Justice. Guy Ritchie's King Arthur: Legend of the Sword () is not the first movie about the legendary British leader who, according to medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Britain against Saxon invaders in the late 5th and early 6th centuries AD.

King Arthur, Camelot, the wizard Merlin, Lancelot, Arthur's wife Guinevere, the sword Excalibur, the Knights of the Round Table, these are. Film on TV. Disney+. Sport. Radio. Mag Offer. Magazine subscription offer “The way I put it is that the Arthurian legend’s like this big story is largely invented for the book and series.

Netflix’s newest medieval fantasy series, Cursed, was released on July This is an entertaining re-imagining of King Arthur’s legend, although it is probably best to forget all of the. In approaching the show, Fuentes explained that they were of course aware of the literature and various film and TV adaptations around Arthurian legends, but.

Arthurian Legends On Film And Television by Bert Olton - Paperback Book () for $ from Movies & TV McFarland & Company Series - Order by Phone Price: $   Arthurian Legends on Film and Television.

Jefferson, NC: McFarland Publishing, Contains over entries for interpretations of Arthurian legend on screen. Entries are arranged alphabetically with basic details, synopses, and commentary. Salda, Michael N. "Arthurian Animation." 2nd ed. The Camelot Project, The Best of Arthurian Legend in Film & TV by Stevensmovies | created - 13 Jul | updated - 05 Jan | Public If it's not in the list then I probably haven't seen it.

From Guinevere and Morgan le Fay to Lynette and Lyonesse, the women in Arthurian legends are seductive, malevolent, manipulative, noble, and tragic.

This is the first book to examine the various uses of the Arthurian legend in Hollywood film, covering films from the s to the present. The authors use five representational categories: intertextual collage (or cult film); melodrama, which focuses on the love triangle; conservative propaganda, pervasive during the Cold War; the Hollywood epic; and the postmodern quest, which.

Quest for Camelot is the only animated feature film on the list. You could also consider Disney's The Sword in the Stone a worthy contender, but it focuses on King Arthur's childhood which is not directly related to the main Arthurian legends.

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Donner's film, which was shelved by the studio for several years before being dumped for television release, is one of the silliest films ever made about the Arthurian legend. Everything about the film--acting, dialog, settings, costumes--is simply dreadful. Bert Olton is the author of Arthurian Legends on Film and Television ( avg rating, 5 ratings, 3 reviews, published ) and King Arthur in Pop Cultu 4/5(5).

Based on the New York Times bestselling book, Cursed is a re-imagination of the Arthurian legend, told through the eyes of Nimue, a young woman with a. This renewed interest first made itself felt inwhen Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur was reprinted for the first time since Initially the medieval Arthurian legends were of particular interest to poets.

Pre-eminent among these was Alfred Lord Tennyson, whose first Arthurian poem, "The Lady of Shalott", was published in Salda, Michael N. Arthurian Animation: A Study of Cartoon Camelots on Film and Television.

Jefferson, NC: McFarland, OVERVIEWS AND STUDIES OF PARTICULAR PERIODS OR GENRES: Adapting the Arthurian Legends for Children: Essays on Arthurian Juvenilia. Barbara Tepa Lupack. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Depictions of the Lady have spanned across mediums too; in the television series Merlin, the witch Nimue served as the primary antagonist, and in Guy Ritchie’s fantasy film.

King Arthur, legendary British king who appears in a cycle of medieval romances as the sovereign of a knightly fellowship of the Round Table. It is not certain how these legends originated or whether the figure of Arthur was based on a historical person.

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