Merlin and the Sword

Merlin and the Sword is a 1985 TV movie based on the Arthurian legend. It was released in some regions as Arthur the King.

Merlin and the Sword
GenreAdventure
Fantasy
Mystery
Romance
Based onArthurian legend
Written byDavid Wyles
John Smith (narration)
Directed byClive Donner
StarringMalcolm McDowell
Candice Bergen
Music byCharles Gross
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production
Producer(s)Martin Poll
Kathryn Stellmack
David White
Production location(s)Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England
Yugoslavia
CinematographyDennis C. Lewiston
Editor(s)Peter Tanner
Running time180 minutes (TV broadcast)
94 minutes (home video)
Production company(s)Martin Poll Productions
Comworld Productions
Jadran Film
Release
Original networkCBS
Original releaseJanuary 5, 1985

Plot

King Arthur's wife is kidnapped by his evil sister Morgan Le Fay. Lancelot is sent out to try and retrieve the lost queen and ends up falling in love with her.

Cast

Broadcast history

It was first broadcast in the Philippines on January 5, 1985, followed by the USA on April 26, 1985.

See also


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