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'Monty Python' to be re-released in theaters

A sing-a-long version of the 1975 original will be shown in U.K. theaters for one night only.

By Marilyn Malara
'Monty Python' to be re-released in theaters
(left to right) Director Mike Nichols looks on as Monty Python member Michael Palin holds a symbolic urn representing deceased Python member Graham Chapman, actor Tim Curry and Python members John Cleese and Eric Idle (shows composer/lyrcist) take part in the opening night curtain call bows on March 17, 2005 for the Monty Python Broadway musical "Spamalot" directed by Mike Nichols. Photo by Ezio Petersen/UPI | License Photo

LONDON, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- To mark the 40th anniversary of Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Park Circus and Sony Pictures will re-release the film in over 500 U.K. theaters for one night only.

A new sing-a-long version of the 1975 comedy will be featured to commemorate the anniversary on Oct. 14.

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Monty Python fans are encouraged to engage with an interactive social media campaign leading up to the theatrical re-release. They are also urged to arrive at one of the allotted theaters dressed as their favorite character, which could include Arthur, the Black Knight, Lancelot, the Green Knight or a member of the Knights Who Say Ni.

The screenings will also feature a special introduction from Monty Python's Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin, Eric Idle and John Cleese.

The film will be released internationally in the United States by Rainbow Releasing.

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