History Film / TheMagicSword

23rd Jun '17 1:35:32 AM jormis29
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Sir George (Gary Lockwood, a.k.a. Frank Poole from ''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey'') is the foster son of Sybil (Estelle Winwood), an elderly witch. Not much is said about his background, other than that [[ParentalAbandonment his parents are dead]] and he is of RoyalBlood. He is secretly in love with Princess Helene (Anne Helm), who is kidnapped early in the film by the evil wizard [[EvilSorcerer Lodac]] (Basil Rathbone).

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Sir George (Gary Lockwood, a.k.a. Frank Poole from ''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey'') is the foster son of Sybil (Estelle Winwood), an elderly witch. Not much is said about his background, other than that [[ParentalAbandonment his parents are dead]] and he is of RoyalBlood. He is secretly in love with Princess Helene (Anne Helm), who is kidnapped early in the film by the evil wizard [[EvilSorcerer Lodac]] (Basil Rathbone).
(Creator/BasilRathbone).



''Sir'' George and his party then appear before the king, who looks like Grady from ''SanfordAndSon'', and insist on journeying to Lodac's castle to rescue his daughter, even though this angers the knight who had previously been given the task. To save the princess Helene, George and his companions must go through Lodac's seven curses.

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''Sir'' George and his party then appear before the king, who looks like Grady from ''SanfordAndSon'', ''Series/SanfordAndSon'', and insist on journeying to Lodac's castle to rescue his daughter, even though this angers the knight who had previously been given the task. To save the princess Helene, George and his companions must go through Lodac's seven curses.
16th Jun '17 6:04:30 PM rwe1138
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* CheeseEatingSurrenderMonkeys: Subverted; the French knight is probably the bravest out of the crew. Unfortunately, he dies by way of a different French stereotype: the horny Frenchman.

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* CheeseEatingSurrenderMonkeys: Subverted; the French knight is probably the bravest out of the crew. Unfortunately, he dies He almost gets done in by way of a different French stereotype: the horny Frenchman.
8th Apr '17 9:51:42 AM nombretomado
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Not to be confused with ''QuestForCamelot'', which was known as ''The Magic Sword'' in some territories.

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Not to be confused with ''QuestForCamelot'', ''WesternAnimation/QuestForCamelot'', which was known as ''The Magic Sword'' in some territories.
14th Mar '17 10:47:14 PM DemonDuckofDoom
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24th Apr '16 6:14:19 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Gary Lockwood
** Basil Rathbone
** Estelle Winwood
14th Apr '16 3:16:31 PM Serpensium
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* SkinnyDipping: Princess Helene is introduced swimming nude in a lake, [[OutdoorBathPeeping while George watches using the magic pool]].
20th Jan '16 7:33:13 AM thebluebus
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* WeHardlyKnewYe: Ulrich and Pedro are the first of the knights to die.
19th Jan '16 6:04:38 PM ImpudentInfidel
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** This is especially bad since Branton had actually ''pointed out how stupid he would have to be to do this'' in an earlier scene.
11th Nov '15 4:01:53 PM nombretomado
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For the ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' episode see ''[[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S04E11TheMagicSword here]]''. RiffTrax released their own version on August 14, 2015.

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For the ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' episode see ''[[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S04E11TheMagicSword here]]''. RiffTrax Podcast/RiffTrax released their own version on August 14, 2015.
5th Oct '15 1:39:26 PM GhostLad
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* CheeseEatingSurrenderMonkeys: Subverted; the French knight is probably the bravest out of the crew.

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* CheeseEatingSurrenderMonkeys: Subverted; the French knight is probably the bravest out of the crew. Unfortunately, he dies by way of a different French stereotype: the horny Frenchman.



* HeroSecretService: The frozen knights are this for George

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* HeroSecretService: The frozen knights are this for GeorgeGeorge.



** This is a rare case of this trope being justified. After all, his gear was meant to let him take on Lodac, the most powerful black magician in the world (or at least in the top ten). Unlike the ogre and dragon, Lodac ''can'' hurt George, thanks to his magic.

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** This is a rare case of this trope being justified. After all, FailureHero: George after losing his gear was meant to let him take on Lodac, magic, only surviving the most powerful black magician in fifth curse because of a HeroicSacrifice, and only escaping his prison cell because the world (or at least in the top ten). Unlike the ogre and dragon, Lodac ''can'' hurt George, thanks to his magic.Little People rescue him.



* NewPowersAsThePlotDemands: Sybil mentions most of the items' magical powers, but a few just come out of nowhere, such as the sword being able to move on its own to rescue George, or the Hag-banishing shield.



* ReligionIsMagic: When he dies, Sir Patrick is able to save his friends from the current curse through the power of his faith.

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* ReligionIsMagic: When he dies, Sir Patrick is able to save his friends George from the current curse through the power of his faith.


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* StalkingIsLove: George to Helena.
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