King Arthur Was a Gentleman

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King Arthur Was a Gentleman
Directed by Marcel Varnel
Written by Marriott Edgar (writer)
Val Guest (writer)
Produced by Edward Black (producer)
Starring Arthur Askey
Evelyn Dall
Peter Graves
Ronald Shiner
Cinematography Arthur Crabtree
Edited by R. E. Dearing
Music byBob Busby
Production
company
Distributed by General Film Distributors
Release date
  • 28 December 1942 (1942-12-28)
Running time
99 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

King Arthur Was a Gentleman is a 1942 British, black-and-white, comedy, musical film, directed by Marcel Varnel and starring Arthur Askey. [1] It was produced by Edward Black and Maurice Ostrer for Gainsborough Pictures.

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Synopsis

Set during World War II, the plot involves the undersized Arthur joining the army to prove himself to his girlfriend Susan (Evelyn Dall), who is in the same unit as him. Here, his idealistic notions about King Arthur prompt his messmates to trick him into believing that a sword they have dug up is the fabled Excalibur. Armed with this talisman Arthur strides forth to deal with the Wehrmacht.

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References

  1. "King Arthur Was a Gentleman (1942) - IMDb".