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Terry Gilliam’s deleted animations from Monty Python and The Holy Grail

To celebrate the 40th anniversary theatrical re-release of ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’ and the release of the 40th anniversary Blu-Ray DVD Monty Python has put together this video of Terry Gilliam’s lost animations from the film.

What is Your Favourite Scene from Monty Python and the Holy Grail?

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, here are some of the best scenes from the film. Vote for the one that is your favourite!

Competition and tradition: Carolingian political rituals, 751-800

In 751, the Carolingians supplanted the traditional ruling dynasty of Francia. This article surveys Carolingian political rituals between 751 and 800, and argues that ritual was one means through which this new royal family sought to construct and legitimate its authority against its dynastic competitors.

Not Dead Yet: Monty Python and the Holy Grail in the Twenty-first Century

The destruction of film tradition, if not film as a medium, begins in Monty Python and the Holy Grail with the famous mobile credits.

Getting Schmedieval: Of Manuscript and Film Prologues, Paratexts, and Parodies

Getting Schmedieval: Of Manuscript and Film Prologues, Paratexts, and Parodies Richard Burt (Guest Co-Editor, University of Florida) EXEMPLARIA: VOL. 19, NO. 2, SUMMER 2007, 217 – 242 Abstract This introduction examines how historical effects in cinematic medievalism are produced through analogies between their shared marginal paratexts, including historiated letters, prefaces, opening title sequences, film prologues, and intertitles. […]

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