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MONTY PYTHON CINEMA FILMS
"AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT"
Columbia/Kettledrum/Python, 1971. 88 minutes. Directed by Ian Macnaughton.
The running order below lists the sketches in the film, with series/number references to the shows in which the original sketches appeared ; all the material was newly performed for the film version, including the animations (which are indicated by an asterisk).
How Not To Be Seen (2/11) ; Titles ; The End ; A Short Interval ; A Man with a Tape Recorder up his Nose &c (1/9) ; Dirty Hungarian phrase-book (2/12) ; Marriage Counsellor (1/2) ; *Killer pram (1/2) ; Nudge Nudge, Wink Wink (1/3) ; Self Defence (1/4) ; Silly (1/8) ; Hell's Grannies (1/8) ; Silly (1/8) ; 'Squad - camp it - up' (2/9) ; Silly ; *The Spot (2/6) ; Kilimanjaro Expedition (double vision) (1/9) ; The Flasher (1/8) ; *Commercial for American Defence and Krelm Toothpaste (2/11) ; *Dancing Teeth (2/10) ; Musical Mice (1/2) ; "It's the Arts" interview ('Do you mind if I call you Edward?') (1/1) ; Mouse Organ chase (1/2) ; Seduced Milkmen (1/3) ; The Funniest Joke in the World (1/1) ; Apology ; *Killer Cars (2/9) ; Dead Parrot (1/8) ; Lumberjack song (1/9) ; Restaurant sketch (1/3) ; *(1/2) ; Bank Robber in Lingerie Shop (1/10) ; Falling from building (1/12) ; *Butterfly (2/4) ; Vocational Guidance Counsellor - Chartered Accountant (1/10) ; "Blackmail" (2/5) ; Sheffield Townswomens Guild presents the Battle of Pearl Harbour (1/11) ; Upper-Class Twit of the Year (1/12) ; Credit titles (with interruptions).
"MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL"
EMI/Python (Monty) Pictures, 1975. 90 minutes. Directed by Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones. Music & songs by Neil Innes ; additional music by De Wolfe. Animation by Terry Gilliam. With the Python team and Carol Cleveland, John Young, Connie Booth, Neil Innes, Bee Duffell, Rita Davies, Sally Kinghorn and Avril Stewart.
"MONTY PYTHON'5 LIFE OF BRIAN"
HandMade Films 1979. 93 minutes. Directed by Terry Jones. Music by Geoffrey Burgeon ; songs by Andre Jacquemin, David Howman and Eric Idle. Animation by Terry Gilliam. With the Python team and Carol Cleveland, Bernard McKenna, Ken Colley, Gwen Tayor, Ken Colley, Neil Innes, John Young, Spike Milligan, George Harrison and Sue Jones-Davies.
MONTY PYTHON LIVE AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL
1982. 77 minutes. Directed by Terry Hughes. A record of a live performance transferred from videotape.
MONTY PYTHONS THE MEANING OF LIFE
Celandine Films/the Monty Python Partnership, 1983. 90 minutes. Directed by Terry Jones. Songs by John duPrez, Andre Jacquemin, Dave Howman & the Pythons. Animation directed by Terry Gilliam. With the Python team and Carol Cleveland, Simon Jones, Patricia Quinn, Judy Loe, Andrew Maclachlan, Mark Homes, Valerie Whittington, Jennifer Franks, Imogen Bickford-Smith, Angela Mann, Peter Løvstrom, Victoria Plum & Anne Rosenfeld.
Part 1: The Meaning of Birth - The Third World ; Part 2: Growth and Learning ; Part 3: Fighting Each Other ; The Middle of the Film ; Part 4: Middle Age ; Part 5: Live Organ Transplants ; Part 6: The Autumn Years ; Part 6b: The Meaning of Life ; Part 7: Death.
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