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The Sword in the Stone (1938) written by T.H. White
The Sword in the Stone (Book)
The novel is about a young boy named Wart who befriends a magician named Merlyn. As we suspect all along, but only find out for sure at the end, Wart is actually the future King Arthur. The title refers to a sword that was magically embedded in a stone so that only the future, true-born king of England would be able to remove it.
TV/Films that reference The Sword in the Stone
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December 25, 1963