This edition’s theme is Films – movies of the past 50 years or so.
- 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
- Q. Which film won the Best Picture Oscar in 2011?
A. The King’s Speech
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Q. Which film, often quoted as the best of all time, is based on the life of William Randolph Hearst?
A. Citizen Kane
- Q. Which 1969 film told about the life and times of Brian Cohen?
A. Monty Python’s Life of Brian
- 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)