History Theatre / Camelot

13th Jan '16 9:16:31 AM aye_amber
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A 1960 musical by LernerAndLoewe, shortly after the success of ''Theatre/MyFairLady.'' It is an adaptation of T.H. White's ''Literature/TheOnceAndFutureKing,'' following the legends of KingArthur.
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A 1960 musical by LernerAndLoewe, Lerner and Loewe, shortly after the success of ''Theatre/MyFairLady.'' It is an adaptation of T.H. White's ''Literature/TheOnceAndFutureKing,'' following the legends of KingArthur.
23rd Dec '15 6:39:04 AM BlueIceTea
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* InconvenientAttraction: Lance and Jenny for each other.
6th Sep '15 11:08:40 AM BlueIceTea
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* ImportantHaircut: Arthur is appalled at the end of the movie to see that Guinevere's beautiful strawberry blond tresses have been hacked off by the nuns. Lancelot can't even bear to look.
4th Aug '15 3:57:05 PM BlueIceTea
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* BreakTheHaughty: Jenny's plan for Lancelot at the tournament. She goads Camelot's three best jousters into challenging him in the hope of seeing him defeated. While things don't exactly go according to script, Lance is brought down in a very different way by the death of one of his opponents. He is subsequently brought down even further by his love for Guinevere.
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* BreakTheHaughty: Jenny's plan for Lancelot at the tournament. She goads Camelot's three best jousters into challenging him in the hope of seeing him defeated. While things don't exactly go according to script, defeated. The plan backfires with Lance is brought down in a very different way by the death of one of his opponents. He is proving to be just as awesome as he claims. Both Lance and Jenny are subsequently brought down even further by his their love for Guinevere.each other.

* GreenEyedMonster: Arthur wrestles with one of these briefly, but it is quickly vanquished by the realisation that a) he still loves Lance and Jenny regardless of how much they hurt him, and b) their feelings for each other are not their fault. He thenceforth devotes himself to helping them conceal their affair.
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* GreenEyedMonster: Arthur wrestles with one of these briefly, but it is quickly vanquished by the realisation that a) he still loves Lance and Jenny regardless of how much Jenny, they hurt still love him, and b) their feelings for each other are not their fault. fault, and it would not be "civilised" to hurt them. He thenceforth devotes himself to helping them conceal their affair.
3rd Aug '15 11:03:52 AM BlueIceTea
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* LoveHurts: As Arthur, Jenny, and Lance know well.
3rd Aug '15 6:18:13 AM BlueIceTea
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* ThickerThanWater: Arthur cites this trope to Mordred. And scoffs at it.
2nd Aug '15 5:08:06 PM BlueIceTea
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* MaybeMagicMaybeMundane: At least in the movie, it's unclear whether the stuff with Merlin is actual magic or simply a product of Arthur's imagination.
2nd Aug '15 4:53:33 PM BlueIceTea
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* InformedAbility: Arthur is supposedly a great warrior, but in keeping with his pacifistic ideals he is never actually seen in combat. * LetsYouAndHimFight: At their first meeting, Lancelot knocks Arthur off his horse. They become best friends.
2nd Aug '15 4:32:35 PM BlueIceTea
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* ArentYouGoingToRavishMe: When first meeting Arthur in the woods, Guinevere accuses him of being highwayman that intends to force himself on her...and then claims offense when he assures her he has no intention of doing so
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* AntagonisticOffspring: Mordred * ArentYouGoingToRavishMe: When first meeting Arthur in the woods, Guinevere accuses him of being highwayman that intends to force himself on her...and then claims offense when he assures her he has no intention of doing so so.

* ArentYouGoingToRavishMe: When first meeting Arthur in the woods, Guinevere accuses him of being highwayman that intends to force himself on her...and then claims offense when he assures her he has no intention of doing so BastardBastard: Mordred

* GreenEyedMonster: Arthur wrestles with one of these briefly, but it is quickly vanquished by the realisation that a) he still loves Lance and Jenny regardless of how much they hurt him, and b) their feelings for each other are not their fault.
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* GreenEyedMonster: Arthur wrestles with one of these briefly, but it is quickly vanquished by the realisation that a) he still loves Lance and Jenny regardless of how much they hurt him, and b) their feelings for each other are not their fault. He thenceforth devotes himself to helping them conceal their affair.

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* GreenEyedMonster: IdiotBall: The moment when his knights are fighting and his table is being trampled underhoof is probably not the best time for Arthur wrestles with one of these briefly, but it is quickly vanquished by to go hunting. He also puts rather too much trust in Lance and Jenny's ability to stay away from each other when he agrees to stay in the realisation that a) he still loves wood and let Mordred return to Camelot alone. ** Lance and Jenny regardless of how much they hurt him, and b) their feelings also deserve credit for seeking each other are not their fault.out on the very night that Mordred has Camelot all to himself.

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* GreenEyedMonster: NiceJobBreakingItHero: Arthur wrestles with one of these briefly, but it is quickly vanquished by institutes the realisation trial by jury system in part to protect Lancelot and Guinevere from unproven accusations. Unfortunately, the system ensures that a) he still loves when Lance and Jenny regardless of how much they hurt him, and b) their feelings for each other are not their fault.caught red-handed together there is no way he can get out of sentencing his wife to death at the stake.
2nd Aug '15 12:52:35 PM BlueIceTea
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Add trope: Audience Monologue
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* AudienceMonologue: Arthur delivers a pivotal one just before the first assembly of the Round Table.
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