Monty Python's Flying Circus: Series 1
Country of Origin:  United Kingdom
Production year: 1969
Directors: Ian McNaughton, John Howard Davies
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 5-027626-822446
Running time: 6:39 (399 Min.)
Casetype: Digipak, Slip Cover
Format: Color, 1.33:1, Full Frame
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: November 04, 2019
Collection type: Owned
Status: Available
Purchase date: April 14, 2021
Purchase price: Hidden
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Overview
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of a genuinely iconic series, we present Monty Python's Flying Circus, starring Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin, in all its HD glory! This ground-up restoration has been produced from the best available materials, painstakingly restored, and garnished with larks' vomit...

Previously edited sketches have been returned to their original length while filmed sequences and Terry Gilliam's animations have been newly scanned in High Definition, adding unimaginable depth and clarity to classic moments.

From the archive come genuine rarities including previously unseen studio outtakes and extended versions of filmed sketch material, making this the ultimate in television restoration and a must-have for every generation of Python fan!

1. Whither Canada?
2. Sex and Violence
3. How to Recognise Different Types of Trees From Quite a Long Way Away
4. Owl Stretching Time
5. Man's Crisis of Identity in the Latter Half of the 20th Century
6. It's the Arts
7. You're No Fun Anymore
8. Full Frontal Nudity
9. The Ant, an Introduction
10. Untitled
11. The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Goes to the Bathroom
12. The Naked Ant
13. Intermission
DVD Covers
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Monty Python's Flying Circus: Series 1
Misc.
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Genres
Comedy
Television
Studios
Production Studios:
 • BBC
 • Python (Monty) Pictures
Media Companies:
 • Network
Audio format
English  PCM Mono
Subtitles
English
French
German
Polish
Portuguese
Spanish
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Episodes 1-7
2Episodes 8-13
Features
Play All, Deleted Scenes, Viewing Notes Book by Andrew Pixley
Easter Eggs
If you start playing episodes from the disc menu, each episode start at chapter two. If you skip back to chapter one, you can see the original BBC studio VT clock leaders at the front of each episode!
Crew
 1. Whither Canada?
Direction
Ian McNaughton....Director
Writing
Graham Chapman....Writer
John Cleese....Writer
Eric Idle....Writer
Terry Jones....Writer
Michael Palin....Writer
Production
John Howard Davies....Producer
Cinematography
James Balfour....Cinematographer
Film Editing
Ray Millichope....Film Editor
Sound
John Delany....Sound
Art
Joan Barrett....Make-up Artist
Hazel Pethig....Costume Designer
Roger Liminton....Production Designer
 2. Sex and Violence
Direction
Ian McNaughton....Director
Writing
John Cleese....Writer
Michael Palin....Writer
Graham Chapman....Writer
Terry Jones....Writer
Eric Idle....Writer
Terry Gilliam....Writer
Production
John Howard Davies....Producer
Cinematography
Jimmy Balfour....Cinematographer
Film Editing
Ray Millichope....Film Editor
Sound
John Delany....Sound
Art
Joan Barrett....Make-up Artist
Hazel Pethig....Costume Designer
Christopher Thompson....Production Designer
 3. How to Recognise Different Types of Trees from Quite a Long Way Away
Direction
Ian McNaughton....Director
Writing
Graham Chapman....Writer
John Cleese....Writer
Terry Gilliam....Writer
Eric Idle....Writer
Terry Jones....Writer
Michael Palin....Writer
Production
John Howard Davies....Producer
Cinematography
James Balfour....Cinematographer
Film Editing
Ray Millichope....Film Editor
Sound
John Delany....Sound
Art
Joan Barrett....Make-up Artist
Hazel Pethig....Costume Designer
Christopher Thompson....Production Designer
 4. Owl-Stretching Time
Direction
Ian McNaughton....Director
Writing
Graham Chapman....Writer
John Cleese....Writer
Terry Gilliam....Writer
Eric Idle....Writer
Terry Jones....Writer
Michael Palin....Writer
Production
John Howard Davies....Producer
Cinematography
James Balfour....Cinematographer
Film Editing
Ray Millichope....Film Editor
Sound
John Delany....Sound
Art
Joan Barrett....Make-up Artist
Hazel Pethig....Costume Designer
Roger Liminton....Production Designer
 5. Man's Crisis of Identity in the Latter Half of the 20th Century
Direction
John Howard Davies....Director
Writing
Graham Chapman....Writer
John Cleese....Writer
Terry Gilliam....Writer
Eric Idle....Writer
Terry Jones....Writer
Michael Palin....Writer
Production
Ian McNaughton....Producer
Cinematography
Max Sammett....Cinematographer
Alan Featherstone....Cinematographer
Film Editing
Ray Millichope....Film Editor
Sound
John Delany....Sound
Art
Joan Barrett....Make-up Artist
Hazel Pethig....Costume Designer
Christopher Thompson....Production Designer
 6. It's the Arts
Writing
Irving C. Saltzberg Jnr.....Original Material By
Irving C. Saltzberg....Writer
Production
Irving C. Saltzberg Jnr.....Producer
Ian C. MacNaughtonberg Jnr.....Producer
Cinematography
James C. Balfourberg....Cinematographer
Film Editing
Ray C. Millichopeberg....Film Editor
Sound
John C. Delanyberg....Sound
Art
Joan C. Barretberg....Make-up Artist
Hazel C. Pethigberg Jnr.....Costume Designer
Jeremy C. Daviesberg....Production Designer
 7. You're No Fun Anymore
Writing
Graham Chapman....Writer
John Cleese....Writer
Eric Idle....Writer
Terry Jones....Writer
Michael Palin....Writer
Terry Gilliam....Writer
Production
Ian McNaughton....Producer
Cinematography
Alan Featherstone....Cinematographer
Film Editing
Ray Millichope....Film Editor
Sound
John Delany....Sound
Art
Joan Barrett....Make-up Artist
Hazel Pethig....Costume Designer
Roger Liminton....Production Designer
 8. Full Frontal Nudity
Writing
Graham Chapman....Writer
John Cleese....Writer
Eric Idle....Writer
Terry Jones....Writer
Michael Palin....Writer
Terry Gilliam....Writer
Production
Ian McNaughton....Producer
Cinematography
Jimmy Balfour....Cinematographer
Alan Featherstone....Cinematographer
Film Editing
Ray Millichope....Film Editor
Sound
John Delany....Sound
Art
Joan Barrett....Make-up Artist
Hazel Pethig....Costume Designer
Geoffrey Patterson....Production Designer
 9. The Ant, An Introduction
Writing
Graham Chapman....Writer
John Cleese....Writer
Eric Idle....Writer
Terry Jones....Writer
Michael Palin....Writer
Terry Gilliam....Writer
Production
Ian McNaughton....Producer
Cinematography
Alan Featherstone....Cinematographer
Film Editing
Ray Millichope....Film Editor
Sound
John Delany....Sound
Art
Joan Barrett....Make-up Artist
Hazel Pethig....Costume Designer
Jeremy Davies....Production Designer
 10. Untitled
Writing
Graham Chapman....Writer
John Cleese....Writer
Eric Idle....Writer
Terry Jones....Writer
Michael Palin....Writer
Terry Gilliam....Writer
Production
Ian McNaughton....Producer
Cinematography
James Balfour....Cinematographer
Alan Featherstone....Cinematographer
Film Editing
Ray Millichope....Film Editor
Sound
Jack Sudic....Sound
Art
Joan Barrett....Make-up Artist
Hazel Pethig....Costume Designer
Martin Collins....Production Designer
 11. The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Goes to the Bathroom
Writing
Graham Chapman....Writer
John Cleese....Writer
Eric Idle....Writer
Terry Jones....Writer
Michael Palin....Writer
Terry Gilliam....Writer
Production
Ian McNaughton....Producer
Cinematography
James Balfour....Cinematographer
Alan Featherstone....Cinematographer
Film Editing
Ray Millichope....Film Editor
Sound
Jack Sudic....Sound
Art
Joan Barrett....Make-up Artist
Hazel Pethig....Costume Designer
Geoffrey Patterson....Production Designer
 12. The Naked Ant
Writing
Graham Chapman....Writer
John Cleese....Writer
Eric Idle....Writer
Terry Jones....Writer
Michael Palin....Writer
Terry Gilliam....Writer
Production
Ian McNaughton....Producer
Cinematography
James Balfour....Cinematographer
Film Editing
Ray Millichope....Film Editor
Sound
John Delaney....Sound
Art
Joan Barrett....Make-up Artist
Hazel Pethig....Costume Designer
Geoffrey Patterson....Production Designer
 13. Intermission
Writing
Graham Chapman....Writer
John Cleese....Writer
Eric Idle....Writer
Terry Jones....Writer
Michael Palin....Writer
Terry Gilliam....Writer
Production
Ian McNaughton....Producer
Cinematography
James Balfour....Cinematographer
Film Editing
Ray Millichope....Film Editor
Sound
John Delaney....Sound
Art
Joan Barrett....Make-up Artist
Hazel Pethig....Costume Designer
Geoffrey Patterson....Production Designer
Cast
 1. Whither Canada?
Graham Chapman
John Cleese
Eric Idle
Terry Jones
Michael Palin
Carol Cleveland
Terry Gilliam
 2. Sex and Violence
John Cleese
Michael Palin
Graham Chapman
Terry Jones
Eric Idle
Terry Gilliam
Carol Cleveland
 3. How to Recognise Different Types of Trees from Quite a Long Way Away
Graham Chapman
John Cleese
Terry Gilliam
Eric Idle
Terry Jones
Michael Palin
Ian Davidson
 4. Owl-Stretching Time
Graham Chapman
John Cleese
Terry Gilliam
Eric Idle
Terry Jones
Michael Palin
Dick Vosburgh
Carol Cleveland
Katya Wyeth
 5. Man's Crisis of Identity in the Latter Half of the 20th Century
Graham Chapman
John Cleese
Eric Idle
Terry Jones
Michael Palin
Carol Cleveland
 6. It's the Arts
Graham C. Chapmanberg
John C. Cleeseberg
Terry C. Jonesberg
Michael C. Palinberg
Terry C. Gilliamberg
Eric C. Idleberg
Ian C. Davidsonberg
 7. You're No Fun Anymore
Graham Chapman
John Cleese
Eric Idle
Terry Jones
Michael Palin
Terry Gilliam
Donna Reading
 8. Full Frontal Nudity
Graham Chapman
John Cleese
Eric Idle
Terry Jones
Michael Palin
Terry Gilliam
Carol Cleveland
Kathja Wyeth
Rita Davies
 9. The Ant, An Introduction
Graham Chapman
John Cleese
Eric Idle
Terry Jones
Michael Palin
Terry Gilliam
Carol Cleveland
Connie Booth
The Fred Tomlinson Singers
 10. Untitled
Graham Chapman
John Cleese
Eric Idle
Terry Jones
Michael Palin
Terry Gilliam
Barry Cryer
Carolae Donoghue
Ian Davidson
 11. The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Goes to the Bathroom
Graham Chapman
John Cleese
Eric Idle
Terry Jones
Michael Palin
Terry Gilliam
Carol Cleveland
Ian Davidson
Flanagan
 12. The Naked Ant
Graham Chapman
John Cleese
Eric Idle
Terry Jones
Michael Palin
Terry Gilliam
Connie Booth
Flanagan
 13. Intermission
John Cleese
Graham Chapman
Eric Idle
Terry Jones
Michael Palin
Terry Gilliam
Carol Cleveland
David Ballantyne