Crowd outside the Hoyts Century Theatre at the Preview of Camelot, Sydney

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Crowd outside the Hoyts Century Theatre at the Preview of Camelot, Sydney

Subject

Alan Jay Lerner, Arthur, Arthurian, Arthuriana, Camelot, chivalric, chivalry, cinema, entertainment, film, Franco Nero, Guinevere, Hoyts Century Theatre, King Arthur, knight, knighthood, Lancelot, movie, New South Wales, NSW, popular culture, Richard Harris, Round Table, Sydney, theatre, Vanessa Redgrave

Description

In this black and white photograph by J. A. Mulligan, a crowd gathers outside the Hoyts Century Theatre in Sydney on 20 December 1967 to attend a preview of the film Camelot. The film was a screen adaptation of the 1960 musical of the same name by Alan Jay Lerner. Based on Arthurian legend, the plot tells the story of Arthur’s marriage to Guinevere, his establishment of the Round Table, the love triangle that ensued between Arthur, Guinevere and Lancelot and the rescue of Guinevere by Lancelot when she was sentenced to death for her adultery. The film starred Richard Harris as King Arthur, Vanessa Redgrave as Guinevere and Franco Nero as Lancelot.

Creator

Mulligan, J.A.

Source

National Library of Australia

Publisher

National Library of Australia

Date

20 December, 1967

Rights

National Library of Australia

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“Crowd outside the Hoyts Century Theatre at the Preview of Camelot, Sydney,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed July 28, 2017, http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/26.