musicals

  • Questions

    1. Happy Talk and Some Enchanted Evening are songs from which 1958 musical?

    2. In which 1952 film does James Stewart play Buttons, a circus clown?

    3. In which of the Crosby/Hope Road films do Joan Collins and Peter Sellers make cameo appearances?

    4. Which 1964 Stanley Kubrick film starring Peter Sellers had the alternative title, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb?

    5. Which Swedish actress and former model was at one time married to Peter Sellers?

    6. In which town in England was Michael Caine's 1971 cult movie Get Carter filmed?

    7. In the 1985 movie Fletch, who plays investigative reporter I. M. Fletcher in the title role?

    8. In which 1969 anti-war musical did Sir Richard Attenborough make his directing debut?

    9. In the 1978 Superman movie, which cinema icon plays Superman's father Jor-El?

    10. In which 1972 movie does a crewman say to the captain (Leslie Neilson): 'I never saw anything like it - an enormous wall of water coming towards us'?

    11. Who played Captain Philip Francis Queeg in The Caine Mutiny?

    12. Who directed the 1984 film Paris, Texas?

    13. In which 1953 musical does Howard Keel star as Wild Bill Hickok opposite Doris Day?

    14. Frank Langella is best known for playing the title role in which 1979 horror movie?

    15. Madonna was tempestuously married to which acts, whose movies include Taps (1981) and Bad Boys (1983)? 

     

    Answers

    1. South Pacific

    2. The Greatest Show on Earth

    3. The Road to Hong Kong

    4. Dr. Strangelove

    5. Britt Eckland

    6. Newcastle

    7. Chevy Chase

    8. Oh! What a Lovely War

    9. Marlon Brando

    10. The Poseidon Adventure

    11. Humphrey Bogart

    12. Wim Wenders

    13. Calamity Jane

    14. Dracula

    15. Sean Penn

     

  • 1. What was the name of the smash movie about 70s superband Abba?

    2. Which Bond girl starred with Elvis Presley in Fun in Acapulco?

    3. Who danced with Gene Kelly in the Broadway Ballet section of Singin' In the Rain?

    4. Who sang Thank Heaven for Little Girls in Gigi?

    5. High Society was a musical version classic?

    6. Which controversial figure directed the musical New York, New York?

    7. In which film did Bi;; Haley sing Rock Around the Clock?

    8. Who sang most of the soundtrack for The Bodyguard?

    9. Who had a managerial role in Spiceworld?

    10. Joel Grey won an Oscar for which role in the 70s classic Cabaret?

    11. Who played Che in the film version of Evita?

    12. Which Tim Burton film featured the hostile takeover of present delivery at Christmas?

    13. Who played the Doctor in the musical film version of Doctor Doolittle?

    14. Where is Gigi set?

    15. Which tough guy actor played Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls?

    16. Which star pf The King and I was born in Russia?

    17. Who does Julie Andrews marry in The Sound of Music?

    18. Which character sings On the Street Where You Live in My Fair Lady?

    19. Which 70s film became a stage musical in London in 1998?

    20. Which Gene was the Stinging Cowboy?

    21. In which decade does the action of Grease take place?

    22. Which English actor played the millionaire benefactor in Annie?

    23. In which musical does Nurse Nellie Forbush appear?

    24. Which of the many songs in Mary Poppins won the Oscar?

    25. What was The Beatles' second film?

    26. Which musical is the tale of a Jewish milkman in pre revolutionary Russia?

    27. Who played Eva's husband in Evita?

    28.Who led 'The Rhythm of Life' sequence in Sweet Charity?

    29. Which 70s musical film was set in pre war Berlin?

    30. Which Marilyn sang Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend?

     

    1. Abba: The Movie

    2. Ursula Andress

    3. Cyd Charisse

    4. Maurice Chevalier

    5. The Philadelphia Story

    6. Martin Scorsese

    7. The Blackboard Jungle

    8. Whitney Houston

    9. Richard E Grant

    10. Master of ceremonies

    11. Antonio Banderas

    12. The Nightmare Before Christmas

    13. Rex Harrison

    14. Paris

    15. Marlon Brando

    16. Yul Brynner

    17. Baron Georg Von Trapp

    18. Freddie Eynsford-Hill

    19. Saturday Night Fever

    20. Autry

    21. 1950s

    22. Albert Finney

    23. South Pacific

    24. Chim Chim Cheree

    25. Help!

    26. Fiddler on the Roof

    27. Jonathan Pryce

    28. Sammy David Jr.

    29. Cabaret

    30. Monroe 

     

  • QUESTIONS

    1. Which musical was derived from George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmalion?
    2. Which New York composer wrote the score for A Chorus Line?
    3. In the film Oklahoma, who played the villain Jud Fry?
    4. An "American Tribal Love-Rock Musical' first shocked and delighted audiences in the 1960s. What was it called?
    5. Which musical includes the songs Marrying for Love and Hostess with the Mostes' on the Ball?
    6. On Broadway, Glynis Johns sang Send in the Clowns in A Little Night Music. On the London stage it was sung by Jean Simmons. Who sang it on screen?
    7. In South Pacific, heroine Nellie Forbush falls in love with a plantation owner. What was Nellie's profession?
    8. The Sound of Music, starring Julie Andrews on screen, told the story of which real-life family?
    9. In the film Oliver, Mark Lester played the title role. Who played the Artful Dodger?
    10. Which musical, inspired by a comic strip, tells the story of an orphan who is eventually adopted by a millionaire?
    11. Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II formed the most successful of musical partnerships. Which was the lyricist?
    12. Which author wrote the book on which the musical Les Misérables was based?
    13. Who starred with Dorothy Dandridge in the 1959 film Porgy and Bess?
    14. Which musical, starring Liza Minelli, is set in Berlin during the rise of the Nazis?
    15. The characters Gus, Skimbleshanks and Growltiger appear in which musical?
    16. The film High Society, starring Grace Kelly, was a musical remake of which film?
    17. The King and I told the story of a real-life English governess who went to teach the children of the King of Siam in Victorian times. What was her name?
    18. Which musical told the story of a Scottish town that appears only once every 100 years?
    19. Name the composer and lyricist who produced Gigi, Coco and Paint Your Wagon.
    20. The songs June is Bustin' Out All Over and You'll Never Walk Alone come from which musical?
    21. Who went 'Singin' in the rain' in the film of the same name?
    22. Evita was based on the life of the wife of a South American dictator. Who was she?
    23. Who starred as the young Gypsy Rose Lee in the film Gypsy?
    24. Richard Harris starred in the film Camelot. Who sang his songs?
    25. The actress Tammie Grimes played the title role in The Unsinkable Mollie Brown on Broadway. Who actually played Mollie Brown in the film?

     


    ANSWERS

    1. My Fair Lady
    2. Marvin Hamlisch
    3. Rod Steiger
    4. Hair
    5. Call Me Madam
    6. Elizabeth Taylor
    7. Army Nurse
    8. Von Trapp
    9. Jack Wild
    10. Annie
    11. Hammerstein
    12. Victor Hugo
    13. Sidney Poitier
    14. Carabet
    15. Cats
    16. The Philadelphia Story
    17. Anna Leonowens
    18. Brigadoons
    19. Lerner and Loewe
    20. Carousel
    21. Gene Kelly
    22. Eva Perón
    23. Natalie Wood
    24. Richard Harris
    25. Debbie Reynolds
  • QUESTIONS

    1. What nationality are the Cardigans?
    2. What was Roxy Music's first hit single?
    3. What was the title of Joe South's only UK Top Ten hit?
    4. What was the title of Ten Years After's only hit single?
    5. What was the title of the hit duet between Roberta Flack and Peabo Bryson?
    6. Which 1960's group reached No 5 in the album charts with "The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter"?
    7. Which 1964 No 1 begins: "We've already said..."?
    8. Which family went "Walking In The Rain" in 1973?
    9. Who had a hit in 1966 with "Stop Stop Stop"?
    10. Which group featured Walter Becker and Donald Fagen?
    11. Which rapper had a hit in 1990 with "Mama Gave Birth To The Soul Children"?
    12. Which song begins: "In my dreams I'm a western hero, riding my palomino"?
    13. Which song features the lines, "Meet the new boss, same as the old boss"?
    14. Who had a hit with "Rebel Rebel"?
    15. Who had "One Love" in 1990?

     

    ANSWERS

    1. Swedish
    2. "Virginia Plain"
    3. "Games People Play"
    4. "Love Like A Man"
    5. "Tonight I Celebrate My Love"
    6. The Incredible String Band
    7. "Go Now" by the Moody Blues
    8. The Partridge Family
    9. The Hollies
    10. Steely Dan
    11. Queen Latifah
    12. "Silver Star" by The Four Seasons
    13. "Won't get Fooled Again"
    14. David Bowie
    15. Stone Roses