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Quiz # 30

1. In which werewolf film were the characters named after famous werewolf horror film movie directors?

  • An American Werewolf in London (1981)
  • The Howling (1981)
  • Wolf (1994)
  • Wolfen (1981)

2. In the film Music Box (1989), what was discovered inside the titular object - a Hungarian music box?

  • Incriminating photos
  • Newspaper clippings
  • Pawnshop ticket
  • Signed documents

3. What was the name of the strategic military formation used by Greek King Leonidas (Gerard Butler) and his Spartans against the Persians in 300 (2006)?

  • Column
  • Phalanx
  • Spear Hedge
  • Wedge

4. How many children were there in the Von Trapp family in the musical film The Sound of Music (1965)?

  • Five
  • Six
  • Seven
  • Eight

5. In Batman Returns (1992), what was Catwoman's original name?

  • Catherine George
  • Miss Kitka Karenska
  • Patience Phillips
  • Selina Kyle

6. What was the name of the restaurant in Grease (1978) where the Rydell High teens hang out?

  • Arnold's
  • Frenchy's Place
  • Frosty Palace
  • Mel's Drive-In

7. In the superhero film Iron Man (2008), what was the name of Tony Stark's (Robert Downey, Jr.) new cluster missile weapon, developed by his own Stark Industries?

  • Babylon
  • Jericho
  • Navaho
  • Skybolt

8. In The Dark Knight (2008), what was the name on the Joker's (Heath Ledger) nametag when he impersonated a nurse in Gotham General Hospital before blowing it up?

  • Madison
  • Matilda
  • Melissa
  • Michelle

9. In the original Superman (1978), what was the name of the newspaper that employed Clark Kent (Christopher Reeve) as a reporter?

  • The Daily Bugle
  • The Daily Planet
  • Gotham News
  • Gotham Times

10. In the suspense thriller Charade (1963), what was the valuable missing object being searched for?

  • Art Painting
  • Gold bar
  • Rare stamps
  • Religious artifact

11. In which Roger Corman classic did mutated half-men half-fish terrorize a community?

  • Blood Beach (1980)
  • Humanoids From the Deep (1980)
  • Prophecy (1979)
  • Up From the Depths (1979)

12. What was the name of the dream-inhibiting drug featured in A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)?

  • Gambutrol
  • Hydromel
  • Hypnocil
  • Kalocin

13. What tune was the whistled motif introducing serial killer Hans Beckert (Peter Lorre) before he preyed upon children in Fritz Lang's classic film M (1931)?

  • "In the Hall of the Mountain King" (Grieg)
  • The "Lucia" Sextet melody (Donizetti)
  • "Toccata and Fugue in D Minor" (Bach)
  • "Colonel Bogey March"

14. Which of the following 1960s splatter films launched the career of director Herschell Gordon Lewis, making him the 'godfather of gore'?

  • Blood Feast
  • Color Me Blood Red
  • Two Thousand Maniacs!
  • A Taste of Blood

15. In which James Bond film was there exciting action footage both at Paris' Eiffel Tower and atop San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge?

  • For Your Eyes Only (1981)
  • Octopussy (1983)
  • A View to a Kill (1985)
  • The Living Daylights (1987)

16. Who played the role of Nicole Horner, the headmaster's mistress in the 1996 Hollywood remake of the French thriller Diabolique (1955)?

  • Isabelle Adjani
  • Kathy Bates
  • Simone Signoret
  • Sharon Stone

17. What were the names of the three tunnels dug by the Allied POW's as an escape route, in the epic war film The Great Escape (1963)?

  • A, B, and C
  • One (1), Two (2), and Three (3)
  • Huey, Dewey, and Louie
  • Tom, Dick and Harry

18. What was the nickname of the atomic bomb ridden by Major Kong (Slim Pickens) in the apocalyptic conclusion of Dr. Strangelove: Or (1964)?

  • Dear John!
  • Hi There!
  • Leper Colony
  • Vrroom

19. In the sad ending of Lonely Are the Brave (1962), what was the name of "Jack" Burns' (Kirk Douglas) horse that was shot and put out of its misery?

  • Cochise
  • Misty
  • Topper
  • Whiskey

20. When Truman Burbank (Jim Carrey) attempted to escape the imprisoning island of Seahaven in The Truman Show (1998), what was the name of his sailboat?

  • Fiji Islands
  • Mococoa
  • Pluto
  • Santa Maria

21. Who was pictured on the final film poster that concealed the hole prisoner Andy (Tim Robbins) was digging as an escape route in The Shawshank Redemption (1994)?

  • Brigitte Bardot
  • Marilyn Monroe
  • Raquel Welch
  • Rita Hayworth

22. What was the name of cheap exploitation film being shot in the opening of Brian DePalma's thriller Blow Out (1981)?

  • Bad Day at Blood Beach
  • Blood Bath
  • Bordello of Blood
  • Co-ed Frenzy

Quiz # 30: Answers

1. Answer: The Howling (1981)
George Waggner (The Wolf Man (1941)), (Roy) William Neill (Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman (1943)), Terence Fisher (The Curse of the Werewolf (1961)), Freddie Francis (Legend of the Werewolf (1975)), and others in The Howling were named after directors of famous werewolf films.

2. Answer: Incriminating photos
Divorced Chicago lawyer Ann Talbot (Jessica Lange) learned that her father Mike Laszlo (Armin Mueller-Stahl) was a zealous Hungarian war criminal and Nazi who killed Jews during the war.

3. Answer: Phalanx
In ancient Greek warfare, a phalanx was composed of a group of heavily-armed, shielded infantry amassed tightly together in a rectangular formation.

4. Answer: Seven
There were seven Von Trapp children: 16 year-old Liesl, 14 year-old Friedrich, 13 year-old Louisa, 11 year-old Kurt, 10 year-old Brigitta, almost 7 year-old Marta, and 5 year-old Gretl.

5. Answer: Selina Kyle
Catwoman was originally Selina Kyle (Michelle Pfeiffer), a quiet and shy secretary working for business mogul Max Shreck (Christopher Walken).

6. Answer: Frosty Palace
When Danny (John Travolta) took Sandy (Olivia Newton John) to the Frosty Palace for a date, he ordered a double Polar burger with everything, and a cherry soda with chocolate ice cream, and she ordered the same.

7. Answer: Jericho
Jericho was a weapon developed by Stark Industries for the US government, demonstrated in Afghanistan in the film's opening scene.

8. Answer: Matilda
Matilda was the name of Heath Ledger's real-life daughter.

9. Answer: The Daily Planet
To protect Superman's identity, his mild-mannered alias Clark Kent was employed by Metropolis' The Daily Planet, noted for an enormous globe atop its downtown building.

10. Answer: Rare stamps
Reggie (Audrey Hepburn) was searching for her murdered husband Charles' money, found in rare stamps he had purchased and placed on an envelope.

11. Answer: Humanoids From the Deep (1980)
Monstrous and slimy humanoid creatures (coelacanths that had eaten experimentally-treated salmon with growth hormones) with an urge to mate attacked the fishing village of Noyo during its Salmon Festival.

12. Answer: Hypnocil
The experimental, psychoactive dream-suppressant drug Hypnocil (fictional) was suggested for the suicidal, surviving teenagers so that their nightmares would disappear.

13. Answer: "In the Hall of the Mountain King" (Grieg)
"In the Hall of the Mountain King" was from Edvard Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite, signaling Beckert's desire to kill. The actual whistling, because Lorre couldn't whistle, was dubbed in by director Fritz Lang.

14. Answer: Blood Feast
Blood Feast (1963) was reportedly the first splatter film - one of many gory, blood-letting films from Lewis in the 1960s-1970s, whose collection of cult films brought him notoriety as one of the worst directors of all time.

15. Answer: A View to a Kill (1985)
Roger Moore's last Bond film was the showcase for May Day's (Grace Jones) spectacular swan-dive and parachute jump from the Eiffel Tower, and a fight to the death with villain Zorin (Christopher Walken) on a girder of the Golden Gate Bridge.

16. Answer: Sharon Stone
Simone Signoret played the role in the original film, while Sharon Stone played the part in the remake, with a considerably altered ending in which the headmaster was decisively drowned in the swimming pool by the Sharon Stone and Isabelle Adjani characters.

17. Answer: Tom, Dick and Harry
One of the methods the POWs used to build the three separate escape tunnels was to carry away the dirt in bags concealed in their pants and spread it elsewhere.

18. Answer: Hi There!
Kong chose to ride on "Hi There!" - one of the two huge nuclear warhead bombs in the "Leper Colony" bomber plane. Both bombs were labeled with sexual salutations: "Hi There!" (a homosexual advance) and "Dear John!" (the typical opening of a letter that ended a relationship).

19. Answer: Whiskey
While riding on Whiskey, Burns was run over by truck driver Hinton's (Carroll O'Connor) 18-wheeler, and Whiskey was severely injured. The death of Whiskey symbolized the death of Burns as well.

20. Answer: Santa Maria
Santa Maria was the name of one of Christopher Columbus' New World boats that discovered the Americas.

21. Answer: Raquel Welch
There were three posters covering the hole - seen in chronological order (Hayworth, Monroe, and Welch) over the almost 20 years it took Andy to dig with a small rock hammer.

22. Answer: Co-ed Frenzy
Jack Terri (John Travolta) had been working for two years as a sound F/X technician at Independence Pictures, Inc., noting that in that time, the sleazy slasher film Co-ed Frenzy was their "finest film."