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For centuries, the adventures of King Arthur and his fabled court of heroes, the Knights of the Round Table, have dominated the imagination of the western world. This special collection presents five original specials that will help separate fact from fiction.

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  • ISBN: 1422991903 :
  • ISBN: 9781422991909
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (315 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: DVD.
  • Publisher: [United States] : A&E Television Network : [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from disc label.
Release date: Jan. 10, 2012.
Originally broadcast on the A&E Television Network.
Formatted Contents Note:
disc 1. Quest for King Arthur (86 min.) ; King Arthur : his life and legends (45 min.) ; Ancient mysteries : Camelot (46 min.) -- disc 2. Knights and armor (94 min.) ; Ancient mysteries : quest for the Holy Grail (46 min.).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Quest for King Arthur: Produced by Partisan Pictures for History Television Network ; written & directed by Don Campbell ; producer, Doug Shultz. Originally produced c2004.
King Arthur: A Satel Documentary production for A & E Television Networks ; produced and directed by Sue Hayes. Originally produced as an episode of the television series Biography c1995.
Camelot: Produced by Multimedia Entertainment Inc. and Filmroos Inc. in association with A & E Network ; producer, David M. Frank ; produced by William Kronick. Originally produced as an episode of the television series Ancient mysteries, c1995.
Knights and armor: Co-produced by Muse Film and Television ; a Satel Documentary production in association with A & E Networks ; producer, Sue Hayes ; director, Andy Stevenson. Originally produced c1994.
Quest for the Holy Grail: Produced by FilmRoos Inc. for A & E Network ; produced by Truusje Kushner. Originally produced as an episode of the television series Ancient mysteries, c1997.
Participant or Performer Note:
Quest for King Arthur: Narrator, Patrick Stewart.
King Arthur: Legends narrated by Mike Grady ; programme narrated by John Shrapnel.
Camelot: Host, Leonard Nimoy.
Knights and armor: Narrator, Edward Herrmann, Nick Chilvers.
Quest for the Holy Grail: Host, Leonard Nimoy.
Summary, etc.:
For centuries, the adventures of King Arthur and his fabled court of heroes, the Knights of the Round Table, have dominated the imagination of the western world. This special collection presents five original specials that will help separate fact from fiction.
System Details Note:
DVD, Region 1, (1.33:1) aspect ratio, Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo.
Subject: Arthur, King > Legends.
Grail > Legends.
Great Britain > History > To 1066.
West Country (England) > Antiquities, Celtic.
Britons > Kings and rulers > Folklore.
Legends > England > West Country.
Arthurian romances > Sources.
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Historical television programs.
Biographical television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Historical television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Documentary television programs.


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