Colonel Saito: I hate the British! You are defeated, but you have no shame. You are stubborn, but have no pride. You endure, but you have no courage. I hate the British! Colonel Nicholson: Pointless, going on like this.
Michael Wilson (1914–1978), U.S. screenwriter, Carl Foreman (1914–1984), and David Lean. Colonel Saito (Sessue Hayakawa) and Colonel Nicholson (Alec Guinness), The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957).
Wilson and Foreman were originally uncredited because they were blacklisted; novelist Pierre Boulle, who spoke no English, received an Academy Award for Best Screenplay. A restored version of the film credits all three writers.