Friday, July 10, 2015

Lancelot and Guinevere (1963) - (Cornel Wilde) US one-sheet

Lancelot and Guinevere (1963) - (Cornel Wilde) US one-sheet

This is is a US 27" x 41" one-sheet poster for the 1963 Cornel Wilde film Lancelot and Guinevere AKA Sword of Lancelot (USA) written by Richard Schayer and Cornel Wilde and starring Cornel Wilde as Sir Lancelot. Plot summary: This is Cornel Wilde's version of the Camelot legend. When Sir Lancelot and Guinevere [Jean Wallace] fall in love it upsets King Arthur, who has married Guinevere; Lancelot is no longer the most valued knight at the Round Table. After Lancelot and Guinevere have a tryst in Guinevere's palace chamber, while leaving Lancelot fights off a contingent of soldiers the king has sent to kill him and the next day Guinevere finds herself tied to a stake to be burned. Lancelot spirits her away at the last minute and then surrenders to the mercy of the king. However, his plan changes.

Cast and crew: Cornel Wilde, Jean Wallace, Brian Aherne, Richard Schayer, George Baker, Archie Duncan, Adrienne Corri, Michael Meacham, Iain Gregory, Mark Dignam, Reginald Beckwith, John Barrie, Richard Thorp, Joseph Tomelty, Graham Stark, Geoffrey Dunn

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