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Summary Edit

Instructional film by British university professor/curmudgeon Maxwell Putney, in which he attempts to educate the English-speaking world about the correct pronunciation of the 8th letter of the alphabet.


Director Edit

Maxwell Putney


Cast Edit


Top Trivia Edit

Maxwell Putney was moved to make this film after hearing a group of youths outside his house at 2am laughing about stabbing a homeless man and flagrantly saying "haitch".


Notable Quotes Edit

Maxwell Putney: Now, young man... Unnamed Youth: Alright, geezer. Maxwell: Ahem, yes. Could you please say the name of the letter on this card for me? Unnamed Youth: That's a haitch, innit. Maxwell: I beg your pardon? Unnamed Youth: Haitch. Maxwell: Damn you! It's pronounced aitch! Damn you to hell! I hope you're raped by an Alsation! It's aitch!


Critical Reception Edit

"Maxwell Putney comes across as a singularly unsympathetic old so-and-so. But still, you can't fault his grasp of graphemes. It is pronounced aitch." - Cargill Welk, Motorcycle Summer