Sunday, January 23, 2011

Trivia Time - Part 68

Well, it was a good week last week for Trivia Time. Most of the questions were answered, at least partially, and I was glad to see a new player in our midst, angelnumber25. So all of you other lurkers out there, take a's not that scary, LOL!

Here are the answers to the remaining questions from TT67:

5. Name the three films for which Duke Ellington wrote the scores. Name the stars of each film.

Dawn provided two of the three requested:

The Asphalt Jungle, with Sterling Hayden, Jean Hagen and James Whitmore.

The Anatomy of a Murder, with James Stewart, George C. Scott, Lee Remick and Eve Arden.

Other possible answers are:

Paris Blues, with Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Sidney Poitier, Louis Armstrong, Diahann Carroll

Assault on a Queen (on TCM tomorrow), with Frank Sinatra, Virna Lisi, Anthony Franciosa

8. Which show featured elevator races inside Rockefeller Center during the 1970s-'80s?

Answer: Late Night with David Letterman

And without further ado, here's TT68!

Who Said This? "Stop acting like Don Ameche and get me a taxi." Who Said This?

Who Are We And Which Films Are These? Between 1939 and 1941, we made four films together at 20th Century Fox: one for Henry King, one for Fritz Lang and two for John Ford. Who Are We And Which Films Are These?

Who Am I? For most of my career I played girlfriends, wives, or mothers. In fact I played John Ridgely's wife twice and was the mother in the TV series, National Velvet. Who Am I?

1. Name the two films mentioned by Who Am I? in which she played John Ridgely's wife.

2. Name the actor who appeared in both Treasure of the Sierra Madre and Humoresque.

3. Name the series that took place in the Australian outback and starred Richard Denning.

4. Name the well-known TV series that started in the 1950s on CBS and then went to ABC in the early '60s.

5. Name the actor who played Lt. Rip Masters on the ABC series The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin.

6. Name the studio's first choices for the parts of Will Scarlet and Friar Tuck in the Errol Flynn movie, The Adventures of Robin Hood?

7. Besides Captain Blood, name the other films Errol Flynn made in 1935.

8. What one thing do the films The Sea Hawk, Thunder Bay, and The Bad and the Beautiful have in common?

9. What do these films have in common: One Way Passage, The Postman Always Rings Twice, Bataan, Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, and One Minute to Zero?

10. Name the character actress who played a computer expert in one film and Cary Grant's fiancee in another film both released the same year. Name the films.


  1. Who said this? Alice Faye, from the film, The Gangs All Here.(1943).

  2. Dawn, yes, yes, and YES! Very good!

  3. You got 'em, Gilby! Good job!

    I must be making these too easy, LOL!

  4. Recap: questions remaining are Who Are We?, Who Am I?, 1, 3, 5-8.

  5. Who Are We? Henry Fonda & John Carradine
    Films together: Jesse James, Return of Frank James, Drums Along the Mohawk, and Grapes of Wrath

  6. Who Am I? Ann Doran
    1.) Air Force & Pride of the Marines

  7. 6.) Will Scarlet = David Niven
    Friar Tuck = Guy Kibbee

  8. Gilby, did you peek? LOL!

    Right again, on all of them!

    Recap: still need to answer #s 3, 5, and 7.

  9. Paul and JoAnn, I'm making it just under the wire (I've been sick)...
    #5 Lt. Master was Jim Brown (I had a little girl crush on him).
    #7 Besides Captain Blood, there was The Case of the Curious Bride, Don't Bet on Blondes -- then he did two films as himself, A Dream Come True and Private Party on Catalina Isle (that's one party I would love to be invited to!)

  10. Becks, welcome back!

    You are right on #5, and as for #7, you're missing one film but I'm going to give it to you anyway! The missing film is Murder at Monte Carlo, which was made for the British branch of Warner Bros.

    The two films you mention in which Flynn appeared "as himself" aren't listed in Tony Thomas' definitive book, "The Films of Errol Flynn", but we believe you, LOL!