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Doctor Lessing (Character)
from Life Is Beautiful (1997)

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  1. Life Is Beautiful (1997) Played by Horst Buchholz
    ... aka "La vita è bella" - Italy (original title)
    ... aka "Life is Beautiful" - Japan (English title)

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From Life Is Beautiful (1997)
Dr. Lessing: [softly reciting riddle at Nazi concentration camp officers' mess] Fat, fat, ugly, ugly, all yellow in reality. If you ask me what I am, I reply "Quark quark quark".
[looks around surreptitiously]
Dr. Lessing: Walking along, I go "Por-por". Who am I? Tell me true.
Guido: [looks at Doctor Lessing in stunned silence]
Dr. Lessing: [smiles] Hmphh... a duckling, no?
Guido: [nods silently, still flabbergasted]
Guido: Is it not a duckling?
[angrily]
Guido: It's not! A veterinarian friend of mine sent it to me from Vienna. I can't send him mine, until I solve this one. I thought: Duck-billed platypus. But it doesn't go "Quark quark quark quark". A duck-billed platypus goes...
[pulls at corners of mouth with fingers, making a blowing sound]
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