Record Details

Catalog Search

[ Interlibrary Loan Request ] [ Suggestion for Purchase ]

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Video, c2001.  |   Special ed. |   2 videodiscs (89 min. + bonus features) : Dolby digital, Surround sd., col. ; 12 cm. + 1 folded sheet insert.  |   0767853520

Special features (Disc 1): New! high definition widescreen presentation with pink frilly edges! ; New! soundtrack in glorious 5.1 Dolby Digital! ; New! subtitles for people who don't like the film (taken from Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part II) ; New! on-screen screenplay: read the screenplay while you watch the film! ; New! enlightening commentaries by Terry Gilliam & Terry Jones, plus general complaints and back-biting by John Cleese, Eric Idle & Michael Palin ; New! extraordinary animated menus with very loud 5.1 Dolby Digital sound! ; New! fascinating scene selection feature: all-moving, all-singing, all-tax-avoidance! ; New! exciting "Follow the killer rabbit" feature! ; New! a special feature for the hard of hearing! ; Almost new! a glorious extra 24 seconds absolutely free! ; Second hand! mono soundtrack in glorious old-fashioned mono!
Special features (Disc 2): New! three mindless sing-alongs! ; New! join Michael Palin and Terry Jones in their special documentary: The quest for the Holy Grail locations ; New! how to use your coconuts (an educational film) ; New! Monty Python and the Holy Grail in Japanese! (with English subtitles) ; New! Monty Python and the Holy Grail in lego! ; New! "On location with the Pythons" - genuine 18 min. location report made in 1974 by BBC Film Night (broadcast 19th Dec., 1974) ; New! an interactive cast directory - discover just how many roles Michael Palin plays! ; New! tons of Terry Gilliam's original sketches plus posters! ; New! behind-the-scenes photos - hitherto unseen by human hand! ; New! a load of rubbish - a surprise package of mystery items specially included for the mentally challenged ; New! unused locations! How the directors' recce used up the budget! ; New! unused ideas! ; Plus! theatrical trailers and, of course, weblinks* for real nerds!
Disc One: This dual-layer disc contains a widescreen presentation which preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio, approximately 1.85:1. Disc Two: Additional added features.
Home use only.
Program content : National Film Trustee Company Limited, 1974.

Producer, Mark Forstater ; written by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin ; directed by Tery Gilliam and Terry Jones.

Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin.

The quest for the Holy Grail by King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table is retold in inimitable Python fashion.

Canadian Home Video rating : PG.

DVD-ROM system requirements*: Requires a DVD-ROM drive and Internet access on your PC with Windows 95 or higher to access the DVD-ROM features. The DVD-ROM featurs will not work in a CD-ROM drive and may not work on a Macintosh computer.
Compatible with DVD players displaying the symbols for: DVD Video, 1.

Includes English, French and Spanish subtitles.

Branch Call Number Location Status Due Date
Fleming DVD FIC Monty DVD0460F Adult Fiction DVD Available -

Available copies

  • 2 copies at Libraries in Niagara Cooperative. (Show)
  • 1 copy at Lincoln Public Libraries.

0 current holds with 2 total copies.


Related Subjects

Arthur, King
British comedy films.
Parody films.
Cult films.
Films for the hearing impaired.

Additional Resources