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The July Shadowplay Impossible Film Quiz

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

As always, amusing answers are just as welcome as correct ones!


Round [One] Who said that? And where?

a) “Your skin… love to me!”

b) “Even when Judas hanged himself there was a storm too!”

c) “And he’s been dead about 20 minutes, and all the weeping and wailing in the world won’t make him any deader 20 years from now.”

d) “Bring me… the bore worms!”

Round [Two] Role ’em! What roles connect the following —

a) Montagu Love, Conrad Veidt, Harry Baur, Edmund Purdom?

b) Nigel De Brulier, Vincent Price, Charlton Heston, Tim Curry?

c) Christian Slater, Patrick Wymark, Rod Taylor, Jimmy Sangster

d) Luther Adler, Kenneth Griffith, Richard Basehart, Peter Sellers

Round [3] Vamping it up —

(Just name the films, if possible)

Round [4] Location, location. What structures link –

(a) THEM! and REPO MAN and TERMINATOR II: JUDGEMENT DAY?

(b) DIE HARD III and THE BLUES BROTHERS?

(c) THE THIRD MAN and 1941?

(d) LE MAGNIFIQUE and VERA CRUZ?

Round [5] Directors.

(a) Fred C Wilcox and William Wellman both directed what?

(b) Ken Hughes and Akira Kurosawa?

(c) Basil Dearden and Tim Blake Nelson?

(d) Michael Almereyda and Aki Kurausmaki

Round [6]

Round [7] Music.

(a) What connects CITY LIGHTS and BAD LUCK BLACKIE?

(b) What connects ANIMAL HOUSE and CALL HER SAVAGE?

(c) What connects THE 5,000 FINGERS OF DR T and THE ADVENTURES OF BARON MUNCHAUSEN?

(d) What connects Woody Allen, Fred MacMurray, and Buster Keaton’s mum?

Round 8: Missing Links. What connects –

a) BUTTERFIELD 8, THE SHINING, THREE ON A MATCH,

What connects —

a) Yves Montand and Stan Laurel?

b) Bill Murray, James Mason (at least two answers!)

c) Steven Spielberg, Jean-Luc Godard, Dennis Hopper, Wim Wenders?

d) Jonathan Pryce, Dick Van Dyke, Gene Wilder, Johnny Depp

d) Vivian Leigh, Joseph Cotten, Moira Shearer, Niall McGinnis (or was he?)

Round [9] The Whistler. Name the films, including identifying which one is a Whistler.

Round [10]

Flora and Fauna

a) How would Cheeta the chimp drive away unwanted studio visitors?

b) What links ROAR and TARZAN AND THE GREAT RIVER?

c) What links TRADING PLACES to THE BRIDE AND THE BEAST?

d) What connects Robin Williams, Bela Lugosi, Kirk Douglas and Min-sik Choi?

Bonus question:

That’s the lovely Kevin McKidd in the foreground. But who’s that to the left of frame?

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