FILM : Monty Python and the Holy Grail
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Monty Python and the Holy Grail 1975 Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam, Connie Booth, Carol Cleveland, Neil Innes Scotland, London, Essex, (establishment shots Wales, Kidwelly Castle, Cydweli.Sussex, California)
Director : Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam   Production Company : Michael White, National Film Trustee Co., Python (Monty)   Region : LONDON M-N,SOUTH EAST M-Q,SCOTLAND,WALES

King Arthur seeks the Holy Grail with Pythonesque aplomb. The dvd box set includes an excellent documentary with Messrs Jones and Palin retreading some of the locations. Most of it features Doune Castle which celebrates an annual Monty Python day as well as enthusiastically displaying associated stills and books.

Stills grabbed by SJ, many of the 'nows' by brother (RJ)

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Monty Python and the Holy Grail [DVD]

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Monty Python and the Holy Grail - A dead historian in Arnhall Castle; even though it's ruins, it's listed so should be around for a while yet. Located between Doune and Dunblane, Stirling.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail

mphg011. A dead historian in Arnhall Castle; even though it's ruins, it's listed so should be around for a while yet. Located between Doune and Dunblane, Stirling.

Monty Python and the Holy Grail - Another stock shot: Bodiam Castle, Robertsbridge, Sussex standing in as Swamp Castle.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail

mphg012. Another stock shot: Bodiam Castle, Robertsbridge, Sussex standing in as Swamp Castle.

mpgh012n. A bit more to the right please Richard Lovejoy but a good effort from memory! (SJ)
(Modern Photo Added: 18-04-2017)

Monty Python and the Holy Grail - But the interior is Doune again. Jones and his
Monty Python and the Holy Grail

mphg013. But the interior is Doune again. Jones and his "father" Palin.

mphg013n. Self portrait by RJ
(Modern Photo Added: 30-07-2011)

Monty Python and the Holy Grail - Idle as v annoying stupid and cheerful guard, Palin, Chapman as hiccoughing guard in the same room of Doune Castle.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail

mphg014. Idle as v annoying stupid and cheerful guard, Palin, Chapman as hiccoughing guard in the same room of Doune Castle.

mphg014n. The window was blocked off. RJ
(Modern Photo Added: 30-07-2011)

Monty Python and the Holy Grail - This shot links the above two. This is the Lancelot rescue sequence of the film but the room also appears in the Castle Anthrax sequence with Galahad being tempted by nymphets and also unwillingly rescued by Lancelot.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail

mphg015. This shot links the above two. This is the Lancelot rescue sequence of the film but the room also appears in the Castle Anthrax sequence with Galahad being tempted by nymphets and also unwillingly rescued by Lancelot.

mphg015n. Now. RJ
(Modern Photo Added: 30-07-2011)

Monty Python and the Holy Grail - Castle Doune's courtyard
Monty Python and the Holy Grail

mphg016. Castle Doune's courtyard

mphg016n. Now. RJ
(Modern Photo Added: 30-07-2011)

Monty Python and the Holy Grail - The northern approach to Doune
Monty Python and the Holy Grail

mphg017. The northern approach to Doune

mphg017n. Now. RJ
(Modern Photo Added: 30-07-2011)

Monty Python and the Holy Grail - Guard, actor could be Charles Knode.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail

mphg018. Guard, actor could be Charles Knode.

mphg018n. Slightly gratuitous detail of the gateway. RJ
(Modern Photo Added: 30-07-2011)

Monty Python and the Holy Grail - Tom Raeburn, the other guard.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail

mphg019. Tom Raeburn, the other guard.

mphg019n. More door detail. RJ
(Modern Photo Added: 30-07-2011)

Monty Python and the Holy Grail - In charges Cleese.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail

mphg020. In charges Cleese.

mphg020n. And all of the gate again. RJ
(Modern Photo Added: 30-07-2011)

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