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John Cleese to share 'Holy' spirit in South Florida

John Cleese to share 'Holy' spirit in South Florida

No film comedy of the past 50 years has left a deeper mark on popular culture than “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” the British comedy troupe’s absurdly epic spoof of Arthurian knights — and big-screen epics themselves — powered by the ridiculous clop-clop of two halves of a coconut.

Released in 1975, as the British TV series “Monty Python’s Flying Circus” was making public-television stars of Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin and American animator Terry Gilliam, “Holy Grail” was an unrelenting stream of erudite...

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