Barkham Village Residents Association

This edition’s theme is Films – movies of the past 50 years or so.

  1. Q. Which of the Peter Sellers Pink Panther films doesn’t have “Pink Panther” in the title (arguably the funniest one)?
    A. A Shot in the Dark

  2. Q. Which film won the Best Picture Oscar in 2011?
    A. The King’s Speech

  3. Q. Which actor had his first major role in “A Nightmare on Elm Street” and many roles since then including Edward Scissorhands and Willie Wonka?
    A. Johnny Depp

  4. Q. The actor in question 3 has appeared in a number of films directed by Tim Burton.  Who is Tim Burton’s English wife?
    A. Helena Bonham-Carter

  5. Q. In his acceptance speech at the Oscars in 1982 Colin Welland famously said “the British are coming”.  Which film had won the Best Picture award?
    A. Chariots of Fire

  6. Q. Which actress from an American dynasty achieved initial fame as a child in ET and has appeared in many films since, including Charlie’s Angels.
    A. Drew Barrymore

  7. Q. In which 1968 animated musical film would you find the Sea of Holes, Sea of Green and Jeremy the Nowhere Man?
    A. Yellow Submarine

  8. Q. Which film, often quoted as the best of all time, is based on the life of William Randolph Hearst?
    A. Citizen Kane 

  9. Q. Which 1969 film told about the life and times of Brian Cohen?
    A. Monty Python’s Life of Brian

  10. Q. Which British actress won an Oscar for her performance in a 1964 film and then starred in a (very famous) 1965 film that won Best Picture?
    A. Julie Andrews (Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music)

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