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 - Cleese about to kill Zack Matalon
Monty Python and the Holy Grail

mphg021. Cleese about to kill Zack Matalon

mphg021n. Now in Doune's courtyard. RJ In mphg021 Zack Matalon is actually killed by John Cleese twice in the same scene on that same stairwell. Theo Kurela.
(Modern Photo Added: 05-09-2013)

Monty Python and the Holy Grail - And up the stairs.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail

mphg022. And up the stairs.

mphg022n. Now. RJ
(Modern Photo Added: 30-07-2011)

Monty Python and the Holy Grail - The Great Hall with the wedding guests recovering from Lancelot's onslaught.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail

mphg023. The Great Hall with the wedding guests recovering from Lancelot's onslaught.

Monty Python and the Holy Grail - Aberfoyle Slate Quarry above Aberfoyle.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail

mphg024. Aberfoyle Slate Quarry above Aberfoyle.

mphg024n. Near the Duke's Pass (A821) in the Trossachs area west of Stirling. Photo by David Nesbit and sent in by Dean Nelson with thanks.
(Modern Photo Added: 23-10-2012)

Monty Python and the Holy Grail - Ardtalnaig, Tomnadashan copper mine: police investigating the results of the killer bunny at the
Monty Python and the Holy Grail

mphg025. Ardtalnaig, Tomnadashan copper mine: police investigating the results of the killer bunny at the "cave of Caerbannog." Close to mphg010.

mphg025n. old Tomnadashan Copper Mine near to Ardtalnaig, Perth And Kinross http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/28792 Sent in by Dean Nelson.
(Modern Photo Added: 23-10-2012)

Monty Python and the Holy Grail - Meeting of three waters, Glen Coe, Glencoe: in the documentary dvd, not as high up as one may imagine and close to the A82 further west of the other locations.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail

mphg026. Meeting of three waters, Glen Coe, Glencoe: in the documentary dvd, not as high up as one may imagine and close to the A82 further west of the other locations.

Monty Python and the Holy Grail - This may be Hampstead Heath which is often sited as a location, but then again it could be the opening scene before the first castle. Not going to be easy to prove either. Interesting personalised number plate.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail

mphg027. This may be Hampstead Heath which is often sited as a location, but then again it could be the opening scene before the first castle. Not going to be easy to prove either. Interesting personalised number plate.

Monty Python and the Holy Grail - Castle Aaaaarrrggghhh, actually Castle Stalker, Loch Laich, Portnacroish north east of Port Appin, Argyll & Bute. This is found south west of Glencoe.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail

mphg028. Castle Aaaaarrrggghhh, actually Castle Stalker, Loch Laich, Portnacroish north east of Port Appin, Argyll & Bute. This is found south west of Glencoe.

mphg028n. I am sure if David Wilson had gone on a clearer day it would have been a different picture. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 17-05-2015)

Monty Python and the Holy Grail - Looking up at Castle Stalker for further French taunting.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail

mphg029. Looking up at Castle Stalker for further French taunting.

Monty Python and the Holy Grail - Another shot.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail

mphg030. Another shot.

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