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Monty Python Speaks - The Complete Oral History of Monty Python as Told by the Founding Members and a Few of Their Many Friends and Collaborators - cover

Monty Python Speaks - The Complete Oral History of Monty Python as Told by the Founding Members and a Few of Their Many Friends and Collaborators

David Morgan

Publisher: Dey Street Books

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Monty Python, the genius comedy troupe from Britain, single-handedly revolutionized sketch comedy and paved the way for everything from Saturday Night Live to Austin Powers. Now, in their official oral history, founding members John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin take readers behind the scenes in this no-holds-barred look at their lives and unforgettable comic works like "The Spanish Inquisition," "Dead Parrot," Monty Python's Life of Brian, Monty Python and the Holy Grail (inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Spamalot), and many, many more, with never-before-seen photos and rare interviews from friends and collaborators.

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