It was broadcast on BBC until 1982, with the 1983 tournament blacked out due to a technician's strike.
As he rose, his countenance became flushed and blacked by the terrific passions which the crisis awakened.
With Gawain holding the axe aloft, the stage is suddenly blacked out and, within a minute, the action has been rewound to the point preceding the Green Knight's entry to the Court of Arthur.
Farquharson says he blacked out due to a coughing fit when the car left the road.
It had a big grill and lights and the windscreen looked all blacked out,” he said.
His hand were black with grime.