Jabberwocky (1977)


A medieval tale with Pythonesque humour: After the death of his father the young Dennis Cooper goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole kingdom is threatened by a terrible monster called 'Jabberwocky'. Will Dennis make his fortune? Is anyone brave enough to defeat the monster?

Jabberwocky 123movies
Movie Score: 6/10 from 85 votes
Release Date: 1977-03-28
Status: Released
Run time: 105 min / 1:45
Production Studio : Python Films, Umbrella Films
Production Country: United Kingdom
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Jabberwocky Casts

Michael Palin
as Dennis Cooper
Harry H. Corbett
as Squire
John Le Mesurier
as Passelewe
Max Wall
as King Bruno the Questionable
Warren Mitchell
as Mr. Fishfinger
Rodney Bewes
as The Other Squire
John Bird
as 1st Herald
Bernard Bresslaw
as The Landlord
Deborah Fallender
as The Princess
Derek Francis
as Bishop
Annette Badland
as Griselda Fishfinger
Kenneth Colley
as 1st Fanatic
Jerold Wells
as Wat Dabney
Gorden Kaye
as Sister Jessica
David Prowse
as Red Herring / Black Knight
Roger Pratt
as Man Living in Barrel
Simon Williams
as The Prince
Derrick O'Connor
as Flying Hogfish Peasant
Peter Cellier
as 1st Merchant
Frank Williams
as 2nd Merchant
Antony Carrick
as 3rd Merchant
Bryan Pringle
as Guard at the Gate
John Sharp
as Sergeant at the Gate
Graham Crowden
as Fanatics' Leader
Janine Duvitski
as Fanatic
Christopher Logue
as Spaghetti Eating Fanatic
Brenda Cowling
as Mrs Fishfinger
Paul Curran
as Mr Cooper Snr
Brian Glover
as Armourer
Derek Deadman
as Apprentice Armourer
Tony Aitken
as Flagellant
Roy Evans
as Ratman
Bill Gavin
as Old Man with Petition
Harold Goodwin
as 1st Peasant
Hilary Sesta
as Scrubber
Sheridan Earl Russell
as Kevin Fishfinger
Alexandra Dane
as Landlord's Wife

Jabberwocky Crew

Directing Terry Gilliam Director
Writing Terry Gilliam Screenplay
Crew Lewis Carroll Poem
Writing Charles Alverson Screenplay
Production Sanford Lieberson Producer
Camera Terry Bedford Director of Photography
Editing Michael Bradsell Editor
Sound Modeste Moussorgsky Original Music Composer
Production Julian Doyle Producer
Production John Goldstone Executive Producer
Art Roy Forge Smith Production Design
Production Irene Lamb Casting
Camera David Appleby Still Photographer