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**** The "Bring out your dead" scene from "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" *** **** Transcribed from the film by **** **** Malcolm Dickinson ( CLARINET@YALEVM.BITNET ) on 12/16/86, **** **** expressly for use of the BBOARD@YALEVM Python Collection. **** **** This is transcript #2 from "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" **** **** (film continued from SWALLOW PYTHON) **** A cart passes through the muddy road through a village. A baby cries. People wrestle in the mud. A woman beats a cat. The cart-master chants wearily as they trudge along: Bring out your dead! Bring out your dead! Bring out your dead! etc. while beating occasionally on a large triangle with a wooden spoon. As each person comes forward with his or her dead relative, they throw them on the cart. He holds out his hand and they pay. Bring out your dead! A man comes out with a dead-looking old man in a nightshirst slung over his shoulder. He starts to put the old man on the cart. Man: Here's one- Cart-master: Ninepence. Old Man: (feebly) I'm not dead! Cart-master: (suprised) What? Man: Nothing! Here's your ninepence.... Old Man: I'm not dead! Cart-master: 'Ere! 'E says 'e's not dead! Man: Yes he is. Old Man: I'm not! Cart-master: 'E isn't? Man: Well... he will be soon-- he's very ill... Old Man: I'm getting better! Man: No you're not, you'll be stone dead in a moment. Cart-master: I can't take 'im like that! It's against regulations! Old Man: I don't want to go on the cart.... Man: Oh, don't be such a baby. Cart-master: I can't take 'im.... Old Man: I feel fine! Man: Well, do us a favor... Cart-master: I can't! Man: Can you hang around a couple of minutes? He won't be long... Cart-master: No, gotta get to Robinson's, they lost nine today. Man: Well, when's your next round? Cart-master: Thursday. Old Man: I think I'll go for a walk.... Man: You're not fooling anyone, you know-- (to Cart-master) Look, isn't there something you can do...? (they both look around) Old Man: I feel happy! I feel happy! (the Cart-master deals the old man a swift blow to the head with his wooden spoon. The old man goes limp.) Man: (throwing the old man onto the cart) Ah. thanks very much. Cart-master: Not at all. See you on Thursday! Man: Right! All right.... King Arthur and his trusty servant, Patsy, "ride" through the town and past the men. Man: 'Oo's that then? Cart-master: I don't know. Must be a king. Man: Why Cart-master: 'E 'asn't got shit all over 'im. **** continued in PEASANT PYTHON, number 3 in the movie **** **** end of file DEAD PYTHON 12/16/86 MMD ****

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