A Fair and Perfect Knight Production Details
Airing order in the USA:
Original air date:
January 13, 1989
P. K. Simonds, Jr.
Director of Photography:
Stevan Larner A.S.C.
Drake P. Silliman
Don Davis - main theme by Lee Holdridge
|Michael's Father||John-Frederick Jones|
Title - From Arthurian legend: both Sir Galahad, the "fair and perfect knight" and illegitimate son of Launcelot and Princess Elaine, and Launcelot himself, who betrays his friend and liege lord Arthur for the love of Lady Guinevere are alluded to in the person of Michael.
William Shakespeare - Henry IV, part I (1623), act I,
Read by Michael teaching class.
Dante Alighieri - The Divine Comedy (1304-1321)
Referenced to by Michael and Catherine choosing classes.
William Blake - To the Evening Star, from "Poetical
Read by Catherine, from a 1927 First Centenary (1757-1827) edition of W. Blake's "Songs of Innocence" that Michael gives Catherine as a gift.
The Poem is from "Poetical Sketches".
William Blake - Piping Down the Valleys Wild, from "Songs
of Innocence" (1783)
Read by Samantha during a class.
19th Century Romantics - Michael meets a friend of Catherine's who teaches the 19th Century Romantics
(among them: Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, Keats, Sir Walter Scott,
J.F. Cooper, W. Irving, E.A.Poe, Hawthorne, Melville, Longfellow, Whitman).
Supervising Producer:Stephen Kurzfeld
Producer: George R.R. Martin
Produced by: Kenneth R. Koch
Gansa, Howard Gordon
Created by: Ron Koslow
Paul Junger Witt, Tony Thomas, Ron Koslow
Associate Producer Anthony Mazzei
Coordinating Producer David F. Schwartz
Unit Production Manager Tony Brown
1st Assistant Director John Hockridge
2nd Assistant Director Joseph John Kontra
Art Director - Joseph Hubbard
Set Decorator Peg Cummings
Property Master Allan J. Gordon
Literary Consultant Patricia Livingston
Main Titles Robert Farina, Chris Arnold
Script Supervisor Patience Thoreson
Beast Make-up Margaret Beserra
Make-up Artist Fred Blau Jr.
Hair Stylist Josephine McCarthy
Costumers Mary Taylor, Ron Hodge
Sound Mixers Pat Mitchell, Rick Ash
Sound Editing David Hankins
Music Editor - Carl Swartz
Stunt Coordinator -
John C. Meier
Special Effects Coordinator - Gary Bentley
Costume Designer Judy Evans
Casting - Joyce Robinson C.S.A. & Penny Ellers C.S.A.
Beast designed and created by Rick Baker
Piano performances by
Matte Painting and Special Visual Effects by Illusion Arts
Poetry, To The Evening Star by William Blake
Lenses and Panaflex ฎ Camera by Panavision ฎ
The persons and events in this program are fictitious. Any similarity to actual persons or events is unintentional.
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