And five minutes before the take it's fairly radically rewritten. I didn't hear any mention that the cost was a motivation for cutting parts of the script.So in fact at the very last minute there's usually these little extra bits creep in. Whether it was or not, the ending was clearly planned well before filming began, for artistic reasons to boot, so it's not a case of running out of money. GALAHAD: Is there someone else up there we could talk to?
It was so seamless no one in the theater could tell if it was part of the movie.
People sat still for about 5 minutes then started looking around sort of bewildered.
If he will give us food and shelter for the night he can join us in our quest for the Holy Grail.
ARTHUR: Go and tell your master that we have been charged by God with a sacred quest.
The original draft actually has a much different ending.
It's been transcribed here: is not to contradict others who said the ending was what was in the original shooting script.
I still don't know what it was all about but it was a good joke on the audience.
The Python script book for Holy Grail has two scripts.
The police should come in and arrest everybody, and there's a hand on the lens.' My daughter hates that end, she says, 'Is that the end? So, if you believe Erics account, the movie ended the way it was written, and it was written that way because they couldn't afford to hire enough extras at £4 a day to film a convincing battle scene.
No matter how many camera angles they used to film the few students they did have, it wasn't enough.