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Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

  • Starring: Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Connie Booth
  • Director(s): Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones
  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Rating: PG
  • Running Time: 91 min.

This FREE film series is part of the “Magna Carta: Enduring Legacy 1215-2015” Exhibit on display at MSU’s Meyer Library from Oct. 12 - 23, 2015.

For a complete listing of all events go to missouristate.edu/magnacarta. First come, first seated.

Summary: King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many very silly obstacles.

This series is made possible thanks to the generous support of exhibit sponsors: The Law Firm of Neale & Newman, LLP; Lathrop & Gage, LLP; Strong-Garner-Bauer, PC; Kent and Jan Hyde; Lee and Julie Viorel; Mark L. McQueary

"For all its shenanigans, Monty Python and the Holy Grail has a sense of humor that is intellectual, even academic, at heart."
- Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times
"Represents one of the best and brightest comedies ever to shine from the silver screen."
- James Berardinelli, ReelViews
"Grail is as funny as a movie can get, but it is also a tough-minded picture -- as outraged about the human propensity for violence as it is outrageous in its attack on that propensity."
- Richard Schickel, TIME Magazine

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