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Old v. Gold 118: Excalibur

Anál nathrach,
orth’ bháis’s bethad,
do chél dénmha

And so, using the magical pseudo-Gaelic (or perhaps Dothraki?) of the Charm of Making, we weave a mist … in time! … through which we watch Excalibur, John Boorman’s 1981 telling of the legend of King Arthur, full of verdant hills and glades, orchestral music from a completely different legend, and shouting British AC-TORS!

We don’t really have churches yet, so here’s a prop from “Godspell.”

Podcasters: Robert, Tim, Jack

  • 00:00 Intro, Memories, and Sugar-Drink Upgrades
  • 13:52 After the Viewing: Armor Love
  • 20:34 Sampo!
  • 26:15 Post-Python Impressions
  • 32:01 Pregame of Thrones
  • 41:45 Music: King of the Nibelung?
  • 45:15 The Vote

Next Week’s Assignment

We stick around the British Isles (several centuries later) to do some Trainspotting.

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