Correction in name, but IMDb doesn't like it.

  • 1
  • Problem
  • Updated 6 years ago
  • Not a Problem
In Foreign Correspondent (1940) the spelling of George Sanders' character is incorrect. Throughout the entire movie Sanders explains to everyone that his last name is NOT capitalized. He even explains why it isn't capitalized and of course, IMDB being the micro-manager that it is refuses to recognize names that are not capitalized, but this is a serious issue. It is very clearly wrong, grammar or not. His name is ffolliott NOT Ffolliott and if you read anything about the film online, you would know this.

IMDb, quit being so OCD about how things are done and let the people fix things.


Photo of magnoliasouth

magnoliasouth

  • 2 Posts
  • 0 Reply Likes
  • angry

Posted 6 years ago

  • 1
Photo of bluesmanSF

bluesmanSF, Champion

  • 10815 Posts
  • 6429 Reply Likes
How does it appear in the on screen credits?  That is what IMDb documents.

Things not allowed by the system can be "corrected" by hand of an editor.  So, if it indeed needs correcting, you could submit it and a miscellaneous correction be submitted explaining the need to circumvent the automation that is meant to disallow things that might've been in error.

No name-calling ridiculousness is needed.
Photo of bluesmanSF

bluesmanSF, Champion

  • 10815 Posts
  • 6429 Reply Likes
Here is a screen shot of the on screen credit.  The IMDb entry is accurate, regardless of the character's explanation during the film. This is how the film maker refers to the character: