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Tons of Deleted Terry Gilliam Animation From Monty Python and the Holy Grail Now Online

And also on special edition re-release if you're into owning things.

With Monty Python and the Holy Grail back in theaters to celebrate its 40th anniversary this year and an updated Blu-ray special edition coming on October 27, the Internet has now been graced with 14 minutes of lost animation by Terry Gilliam to promote the release as it approaches with all the speed of an unladen swallow.

Gilliam himself talks over the footage and explains, among other things, why the animation was cut and why you should buy this new Blu-ray/DVD version. Kind of.

To celebrate the 40th anniversary theatrical re-release of ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’ and the release of the 40th anniversary Blu-Ray, DVD & limited edition castle gift set we’ve put together this video of Terry Gilliam’s lost animations from the film.

The video includes an introduction from Terry G to his lost animation reel where he talks about where the artwork came from and the inspiration behind some of the animation, music by Neil Innes that didn’t make it into the final cut, new animations and deleted animations of ‘The Tale of Sir Robin’, ‘Elephant & Castle’, ‘Meanwhile, King Arthur & Sir Bedevere…’, ‘Run Away!’ and ‘The Tale of Sir Lancelot’.

(via The Verge)

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