A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Though the Mark Twain original has been refashioned into a Bing Crosby vehicle, this 1949 musical adaptation of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court is a lot more faithful to the Twain original than either of the two previous film versions. Crosby plays Hank Martin, a turn-of-the-century American mechanic who is conked on the noggin and awakens in sixth-century England. Captured by dull-witted Sir Sagramore (William Bendix), Hank is marched into the court of King Arthur (Cedric Hardwicke), where he uses his machine-age ingenuity to win the title of "Sir Boss." Even while… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 57%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Pleasant but unmemorable fantasy from the Twain novel"
‑ Daniel Eagan, Film Journal International
"Colorful, tuneful Crosby vehicle"
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"Amusing version of the Twain tale with good cast and songs."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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