The Court Jester (1956)

The Flagon with the Dragon

Griselda (Mildred Natwick) tells Hawkins (Danny Kaye) there’s been a mistake: the pellet with the poison’s no longer in the vessel with the pestle, but in the flagon with the dragon.

Directed by Melvin Frank and Norman Panama.

Released in 1956 by Paramount.

Your MOVIECLIP has been shared on Facebook
 

related tags 

  • character-type: Witch
  • character-type: King
  • character-type: Fool
  • character-type: Knight
  • character-type: Bad Guy
  • action: Annoy
  • action: Help
  • editors-choice: Dirty Tricks
  • primary-genre: Comedy
  • primary-genre: Classics
  • primary-genre: Children and Family
  • primary-genre: Action and Adventure
  • secondary-genre: Classic Children & Family Movies
  • secondary-genre: Family Adventures
  • secondary-genre: Action & Adventure
  • secondary-genre: Classics
  • secondary-genre: Children & Family
  • secondary-genre: Satires
  • secondary-genre: Classic Action & Adventure
  • secondary-genre: Slapstick Comedies
  • secondary-genre: Comedy
  • secondary-genre: Action Comedies
  • secondary-genre: Family Comedies
  • secondary-genre: Classic Comedies
  • mood: Family-Friendly
  • mood: Funny
  • primary-occasion: Holidays
  • primary-occasion: Well Wishing
  • secondary-occasion: Good Luck
  • secondary-occasion: April Fools Day
  • prop: Cup
  • prop: Poison
  • prop: Armor
  • prop: Helmet
  • setting: Castle
  • theme: Deception
  • theme: Risk
  • actor: Mildred Natwick
  • actor: Glynis Johns
  • actor: Danny Kaye
  • actor: Robert Middleton
  • actor: Angela Lansbury
  • actor: Basil Rathbone
  • actor: Michael Pate
  • actor: Cecil Parker
  • director: Melvin Frank
  • director: Norman Panama
  • producer: Melvin Frank
  • producer: Danny Kaye
  • producer: Norman Panama
  • producer: Sylvia Fine
  • cinematographer: Ray June
  • composer: Vic Schoen
  • composer: Walter Scharf
  • editor: Tom McAdoo
  • costume-designer: Edith Head
  • costume-designer: Yvonne Wood
  • role-name: Sir Locksley
  • role-name: Griselda
  • role-name: Sir Griswold
  • role-name: Sir Ravenhurst
  • role-name: Princess Gwendolyn
  • role-name: Hubert Hawkins
  • role-name: King Roderick I
  • role-name: Maid Jean
  • screenwriter: Norman Panama
  • screenwriter: Melvin Frank
  • year: 1956
  • studio: Paramount