Lancelot and Guinevere (1963)

USA, UK, 1963
117m, 10530 feet/3210 metres
35mm film, Panavision (anamorphic), Eastmancolor, 2.35:1
mono (Westrex Recording System), English
Production Start Date: 7 May 1962 1Variety 8 August 1962 p.20

An American/British fantasy film directed by Cornel Wilde.


Directed by: Cornel Wilde
Universal Pictures Company, Inc. presents. Emblem Productions [uncredited]. Released by Universal Pictures Company, Inc.
Produced by: Cornel Wilde, Bernard Luber
Associate Producer: George Pitcher
Screenplay by: Richard Schayer and Jefferson Pascal
Director of Photography: Harry Waxman
Editor: Frederick Wilson
Music Composed and Conducted by: Ron Goodwin
Sound Recordist: William Daniels
Costume Designer: Terence Morgan
Make-up Artist: George Blackler
Hairdresser: Biddy Chrystal
Art Director: Maurice Carter
Made at Pinewood Studios, London, England
Locations Assisted by: Studio Belgrade

Cornel Wilde (Sir Lancelot)
Jean Wallace (Guinevere)
Brian Aherne (King Arthur)
George Baker (Sir Gawaine)
Archie Duncan (Sir Lamorak)
Adrienne Corri (Lady Vivian)
Michael Meacham (Sir Modred)
Iain Gregory (Sir Tors)
Mark Dignam (Merlin)
Reginald Beckwith (Sir Dagonet)
John Barrie (Sir Belvedere)
Richard Thorp (Sir Gareth)
Joseph Tomelty (Sir Kaye)
Graham Stark (Rian)
Geoffrey Dunn (Edrick)
Walter Gotell (Sir Cedric)
Peter Prowse (Brandagorous)
Christopher Rhodes (Ulfus)

Alternative Titles

La espada de Lancelot – Spanish title
Ginevra e il cavaliere di re Artù – Italian title
Kuninkaan taistelija – Finnish title
Lancelot chevalier de la reine – French title
Lancelot, der verwegene Ritter – Austrian/German title
Sword of Lancelot


Cinema Scope no.31 (Summer 2007) pp.12-15 (Canada) – illustrated article (Beyond Brut: The Art of Cornel Wilde by Andrew Tracy)
The Daily Cinema no.8756 (3 May 1963) p.5 – review
The Hollywood Reporter vol.175 no.8 (29 April 1963) p.3 – credits, review
Kine Weekly no.2901 (9 May 1963) p.9 – review
Monthly Film Bulletin vol.30 no.353 (June 1963) p.87 – credits, synopsis, review
Motion Picture Herald vol.229 no.10 (15 May 1963) p.809 – review
Variety 8 August 1962 p.20 – credits, production start date (Hollywood production pulse)
Variety 1 May 1963 – credits, review

Other Sources
The British National Film Catalogue vol.1 (1963) – credits