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Excerpt from "Fame"

Posted by Smokey Stover on June 06, 2005

In Reply to: Does anyone know the origin of this line? posted by Kashima on June 05, 2005

: : Does anyone know from which script(play or movie)the
: : following lines were extracted? I was watching the movie "Fame" and one of the students were reading it in the audition.

: : You swine, you coward, you cad!
: : You dare judge me in my misfortitude!
: : You dare to ask me the question who is the father
: : of my child? You! You! I point to you, Nigel!

: : Thank you in advance.

: Sorry for posting the same question twice. I thought I mis-posted my first question.So
: please delete my first one.

I did not see "Fame." Did I miss something? It sounds as though the quotation was made up, but the huge malapropism in the second line naturally reminds one of Mrs. Malaprop in Sheridan's "The Rivals." SS

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