The English contribution to world cuisine
In the 'attributed' section is "The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip". This is a line of dialogue in "A Fish called Wanda" in which it is said by Otto, played by Kevin Kline, who is torturing Michael Palin's character. Perhaps it has translated itself to the wrong Python. Fys. “Ta fys aym”. 00:59, 9 December 2006 (UTC)
- True, but the film itself was written by John Cleese. IMDB:A Fish Called Wanda
(Also, Kline, while being in a John Cleese movie, is not a member of Monty Python) Padillah 19:33, 6 February 2007 (UTC)
- Unless there's a compelling source that a specific line came from a specific writer, we tend to quote film and TV lines as being from their characters (with parenthesized actors), just as any cinematic quote compendium does. With Cleese being the only person credited as "writer" (as opposed to story creator, a credit he shares with Charles Crichton), we could infer that he wrote every single line in the film. But the reality of cinema is that plenty of uncredited rewrites, "punch-ups", and ad-libbing goes into the finished product, as one can easily verify by comparing any formal screenplay to its filmed version. The safest route is to attribute a cinematic quote as "Character (Actor), Film (year)". ~ Jeff Q (talk) 21:20, 6 February 2007 (UTC)
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