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Percy by voxpops on 25 March 2007 8:02am
I was doing a search on Michael on imdb.com and came across a writing credit for a 1971 movie called "Percy" that lists MP as a "key writer". I have read several biographies on Monty Python and Michael over the years and have never heard of this credit. Kim "Howard" Johnson doesn't list this movie in any of his Python books and I don't recall Michael talking about it in his "Diaries" book. I am absolutely floored by this. Surely it's a typo. Has anybody ever seen this film which stars Denholm Elliott?

Re: Percy by Caty on 25 March 2007 4:37pm
Whoah. I've never seen it, but I think I'll run over to the video store after work and pick it up! Now I'm intrigued! lol
Re: Percy by Spursfan on 25 March 2007 5:26pm
Yes - I went to see it at the cinema.

All I can remember is that Hywel Bennett (the star) calls his 'thingy' Percy.

I then went out for a sort while with a
bloke who did the same - called it 'Percy' or somesuch name.

I enjoyed the film but didn't realise MP was part of it.
Re: Percy by johnnythemonkey on 26 March 2007 2:17am
Way too much detail Anne!
Re: Percy by canaveralgumby on 26 March 2007 10:56pm
PERCY?! Wouldn't a guy be more likely to call it Thor or Zeus or somethng like that? LOL

Sorry, voxpops. That doesn't help answer your question. :^) I have never heard of it but it could be true. MP and Denholm Elliott had worked together throughout the years.

Re: Percy by Miss-M on 27 March 2007 8:25am
Isn't there a sequel called Percy's Progress? Such an original name for a p.e.n.i.s, really.
Re: Percy by kazzzz on 27 March 2007 8:26am
Re: Percy by johnnythemonkey on 27 March 2007 8:33am

I can remember seeing both films.....they were dreadful. I would never have recalled them but for this thread. Though Hywel Bennet was a good actor [in other things!]
Re: Percy by voxpops on 28 March 2007 3:32am
Yeah, this sounds like a winner! (rolls eyes)
Anyway, is the Michael Palin credit real or bogus? Anyone willing to risk watching it? ;-)
Re: Percy by Miss-M on 29 March 2007 1:37am
Do you actually see "Percy" or is it left to the imagination? Hmmm...
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