Monday, February 29, 2016

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1949) Musical Comedy Adventure, Starring Bing Crosby and Rhonda Fleming

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1949) Musical Comedy Adventure, Starring Bing Crosby and Rhonda Fleming

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court is a 1949 American musical comedy film directed by Tay Garnett and starring Bing Crosby, Rhonda Fleming, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, and William Bendix.
Based on the 1889 novel A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain, the film is about a mechanic in 1912 who bumps his head and finds himself in Arthurian Britain in AD 528, where he is befriended by a knight and gains power by judicious use of technology. When he falls in love with the King's niece, her fiancé Sir Lancelot takes exception, and when he meddles in the politics of the kingdom, trouble ensues.


Cast
  • Bing Crosby as Hank Martin
  • Rhonda Fleming as Alisande la Carteloise
  • Sir Cedric Hardwicke as King Arthur
  • William Bendix as Sir Sagramore
  • Murvyn Vye as Merlin
  • Virginia Field as Morgan le Fay
  • Joseph Vitale as Sir Logris
  • Henry Wilcoxon as Sir Lancelot
  • Richard Webb as Sir Galahad
  • Alan Napier as High Executioner

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