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The June Shadowplay Impossible Film Quiz

Posted in FILM with tags on June 2, 2010 by dcairns

Well, as I attempt to write the latest draft of our screenplay in a single 24-hr sprint, I shall be checking your progress intermittently with the questions below…

As usual, a prize will be awarded for the most amusing answers…

Round (1) The Dreaded Quotations Round.

a) “It’s a bright, guilty world.”

b) “My sister was on the point of arranging these flowers.”

c) “I don’t like it when you and mommy fight.”

d) “The tooth!”

Round (2) Role ‘em! What roles connect the following?

a) Robert Morley, Charles Gray and Christopher Lee.

b) Robert Morley, Michael Lonsdale, Jason Schwartzman

c) Alan Badel, Trevor Howard, Paul Nicholas.

d) Franco Nero, Eric Idle, Cornel Wilde.

Round (3) Images round. Identify the following films ~

Round (4) Location, location. What buildings link –

a) PHANTOM FROM SPACE and REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE?

b) HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER’S STONE and THE LADYKILLERS (original)?

c) POINT BLANK and PETULIA?

d) BLADE RUNNER and M (Losey version)?

Round (5) The God Round. Biblical-type incidents, this time. What connects –

a) Leonard Nimoy, Christopher Lee, Keir Dullea?

b) Peter Sellers, Terence Stamp & Enrique Erazoqui?

c) John Neville, Roberto Benigni, Tim Robbins (and, on TV recently, Matt Smith)?

d) Charlton Heston and Vincent Price?

Inverted Y-fronts? Not a good logo.

Round (6) Evil Corporations Round. What films do the following Evil Corporations appear in?

a) Omni Consumer Products

b) Webco Corporation.

c) The ACME Corporation.

d) E.B.S. (Everything But Shoes).

Round (7) A mystery wrapped in an enigma.

a) Complete the sequence: Fellini-Mastroinanni, Fosse-Scheider, Allen-Allen, Mazursky-?

b) What links Fritz Lang (twice), Paul Mazursky, and, in a way, Dorothy Arzner and Akira Kurosawa?

c) What movie does Doris Day go to see in CAPRICE?

d) What is staged in THE PARTY but happened for real during the shooting of THE GOOD THE BAD AND THE UGLY?

Round (8) Slapstick round.

a) What bit of business links Max Linder, the Marx Brothers and Bugs Bunny?

b) What trick did Fatty Arbuckle teach Buster Keaton?

c) What was Mel Blanc’s unfortunate allergy?

d) Blake Edwards describes the funniest thing he ever saw as a greeting from Curt Jurgens. Why was it funny?

Round (9) What’s in a name?

a) What connects the names Sheldrake, Schmidlapp and Fassbinder?

b) What connects Susan George and Clint Eastwood?

c) What surname connects Pat Hitchcock, Ryan O’Neal and Rita Hayworth?

d) What name connects Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Peter Sellers, George Clooney?

Round (10) The Whistler.

THE WHISTLER is a silhouette of a guy in a raincoat and fedora. Here are four Whistlers, but only one is from a WHISTLER movie. Which is it, and who are the others?

Bonus Question:

Why is John Barrymore like this?

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