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This is the official "Unoffical" Monty Python and also The holy Grail screenplay.
This document contains the manuscript as it was on march 20 1974, before filming took
place. There are numerous minor differences from what appears here and also what
ended increase on the screen.
This file also contains cut scenes and also lines native the film.
I tried to keep as lot of the screenplay as possible but the isn"t
easy to cross out a section and also pencil in brand-new dialogue, in ASCII.
Any scene or dialogue the was crossed out starts with a "" before it.
Anything Penciled in has a "", I likewise put cut information before penciled in.
What is interesting about a screenplay is to view what they threw the end and
what "Catch Phrases" to be literally penciled in. The factor I keyed in
this record was resulted in by me downloading existing transcript going
around internet. It was an remarkable job... I wouldn"t desire to have actually attempted
what that did... But it wasn"t in a great script format and I didn"t like how
direction was created in. Because I had the real screenplay ns thought...
What the hell!
After This I arrangement to vital in "Monty Python"s second Film" the is the first draft
of the holy Grail. That is the script that at some point got canabalized into
sketches for the fourth season that Python. The Is sill fairly different and also well
worth a read. Is everyone interested in it?????
Oh yes... I will tension this fact once more... THIS IS A SCREENPLAY... So
don"t yell at me if a heat is paraphrased in the film... This is what was
written prior to filming took place and also it is still fairly accurate.
Enough of this...
P.S. To AHH: DON"T YOU recognize WHO CONNIE BOOTH OR CAROL CLEVELAND IS?!?!?!
AND DON"T YOU know WHAT GRAHAM CHAPMAN sounds LIKE?!?!?! Sorry ns just had to
say that... As the complete and also total bastard that ns am.
"MONTY PYTHON and also THE holy GRAIL"Reel 1 (1A) page 1
00.01 is the an initial action frame
which is 391.00 prior to the first
Clear Cut, which is step 4
No. Finish DIALOGUENo.Start end Ftge.
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FADE IN: MUSIC STARTS
THE divine GRAIL:
M0nti Pyth0n ik den H0lie Gralen
Written and also preformed by:
R0tern nik Akten Di
Also also appearing
MARK ZYCOONELSPETH CAMERON
MITSUKO FORSTATER SALLY JOHNSON
SANDY ROSEROMILLY SQUIE
JONI FLNNALISON WALKER
LORAINE WARD ANNA LANSKI
SALLY COOMBE VIVIENNE MACDONALD
YVONNE DICKDAPHNE DARLING
FIONA GORDON GLORIA GRAHAM
JUDY LAMSTRACY SNEDDON
SYLVIA TAYLOR JOYCE POLLNER
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Camera OperatorHOWARD ATHERTON
Camera FocusJOHN WELLARD
Camera AssistantROGER PRATT
Camera GripRAY HALL
Chargehand ElectricianTERRY HUNT
LightingTELEFILM LIGHTING business LTD
ANDREW RICHIE and SON LTD
Rosturm CameramanKENT HOUSTON
Wi n0t trei a h0liday in Sweden thi yer?
Sound RecordistGARTH MARSHALL
Sound MixerHUGH STRAIN
Boom SwingerGODFREY KIRBY
Sound MaintenancePHILIP CHUBB
Sound AssistantROBERT DOYLE
Dubbing EditorJOHN FOSTER
Assistant EditorsJOHN MISTER, NICK GASTER,
ALEXANDER CAMPBELL ASKEW,
BRIAN PEACHEY, daniel KOCHAVI
Sound EffectsIAN CRAFFORD
See the l0veli lakes
Production SecretaryCHRISTINE WATT
Property BuyerBRIAN WINTERBORN
Property MasterTOM RAEBURN
Property MenROY CANNON, CHARLIE TORBETT,
CateringRON HELLARD LTD
The W0nderful teleph0ne system
Assistant arts DirectorPHILIP COWLAM
Construction ManagerBILL HARMAN
CarpentersNOBBY CLARK, BOB DEVINE
StagehandJIM N. SAVERY
And mani exciting furry animals
With special extra many thanks to
Charlie Knode, Brian McNully, man Gledhill, Peter
Thompson, Sue Cable, Valerie Charlton, drew Mara,
Sue Smith, Charlie Coulter, Iain Monaghan, Steve
Bennell, young name Belenger, Alpini McAlpine, Hugh
Boyle, Dave Taylor, Garry Cooper, Peter Saunders, Less
Sheppard, Vaughn Millard, Mamish MacInnes, terry Mosaic,
Bawn O"Beirne Ranelagh.
Monty Python (sometimes well-known as The Pythons) were a brother surreal comedy team who developed their map out comedy present Monty Python's paris Circus, which very first aired ~ above the BBC in 1969. Forty-five episodes were made over four series. The Python phenomenon emerged from the television series into something larger in scope and also impact, consisting of touring phase shows, films, many albums, several books, and a phase musical. The Pythons' affect on comedy has actually been contrasted to the Beatles' affect on music. The Orlando Sentinel described their sketch show as "not only among the an ext enduring symbols of 1970s British popular culture, but also vital moment in the evolution of television comedy."more…