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As far as Disney is concerned, The Sword in the Stone was a portent of things to come, with slapstick upstaging storytelling, and cultural in-jokes substituting for wonder. Based on TH White's beloved novel The Once and Future King, this Disney version chronicles King Arthur's boyish adventures. There's much to enjoy here as coach Merlin the magician shows the young Arthur, nicknamed Wart, the skills that will help him become the future ruler of the Britons.
Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play. Dazzling color and brilliant animation bring the medieval legend of King Arthur to life in The Sword in the Stone. With a forest full of charm, spectacle, and wizardry, Disney's classic tale conjures up delightful entertainment for all ages.
The extraordinary story of a boy called Wart - ignored by everyone except his tutor, Merlyn - who goes on to become King Arthur. Collins Modern Classics are re-launched with gorgeous new covers bringing these timeless story to a new generation. "Come, sword," said the Wart., He took hold of the handles with both hands, and strained against the stone.
The classic Disney story of how a poor, lowly page ends up as the King of England--with a little help from Merlin the wizard--will delight boys and girls ages 2 to 5. Based on the classic Walt Disney animated movie, this Little Golden Book retelling of "The Sword in the Stone" was first published in 1963.
Engaging characters and brilliant Disney animation bring the timeless legend of King Arthur to sparkling life in The Sword In The Stone now fully restored. With humour spectacle and wizardry this classic tale conjures up delightful entertainment for all ages! A sword mysteriously embedded in a massive stone offers this challenge: Whoever can pull it from the stone will become the King of England! Many try to remove the sword and fail and for an awkward young squire-in-training the quest seems ludicrous.
This is the first work of any length in the English language on St. Galgano, an Italian knight who gave up his comfortable life to become a hermit. One particular incident from his life is already known to English speaking audiences, though through entirely other means, namely, the medieval stories of King Arthur. It may come as a surprise that there was a real sword in the stone, which may still be seen in Galgano, Italy.