In Reply to: A good Englishman... posted by Lynn Chamberlain on October 03, 2009 at 18:34:
: Last night I briefly watched the end of a movie (which I don't know the name of) that had several famous female British actresses and Chef of all people. The setting was in Italy during WWII. One of the women taught Shakespeare (and the difference between right and wrong). Near the end, one of the male characters said something that caught my attention and I am having no luck doing a Google search. Please help!
: I am only paraphrasing. It happened so quickly that I did not have a chance to write it down. It went something like this...
: "According to Shakespeare... 'A good Englishman puts himself last'."
[Could you say who some of the famous actresses were? I can find no such movie featuring Isaac (Chef) Hayes: it must have been another actor. And I regret to tell you no Shakespearean phrase like that comes to mind, either. - B.]