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Question 9 was clarified (24 Jul 2007) because Cher sang the Alfie theme song for the US release and soundtrack. (thanks D Oldham)

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quizballs 27 - free entertainment quiz questions for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes

  1. Which film-maker has received the most Academy Awards (as at 2006)?
  2. What is the name of the wood where Winnie the Pooh lives?
  3. Who wrote the longest-running play The Mousetrap?
  4. Which writer created the fictional British MI6 spy George Smiley?
  5. Bob Hoskins played crime boss Harold Shand in which 1979 film?
  6. What film featured the ukulele-playing singer 'Sugar' Kane?
  7. What is Jennifer Beale's day job in the 1983 film Flashdance?
  8. On which Shakespeare play is the 1961 film West Side Story based?
  9. Who sang the original theme song to the British 1966 film Alfie, starring Michael Caine?
  10. Which film was re-named Flight Pacific 121 and then changed back to its original title?
  11. Which iconic rock music frontman sang backing vocals on Carly Simon's 1973 hit You're So Vain?
  12. Who played Jeff's (James Stewart's) girlfriend Lisa Carol Fremont in the 1954 Hitchcock film Rear Window?
  13. Who directed the 1969 western The Wild Bunch and the 1971 thriller Straw Dogs?
  14. What is Wendy's surname in Peter Pan?
  15. In which film does the Oscar-winning song Secret Love feature?
  16. How many UK chart number ones did the Beatles have (as a group)?
  17. What type of shop is 84 Charing Cross Road in the 1986 film of the same title?
  18. Which US soul singer was shot dead in 1964 aged 33?
  19. Which country was the location of the second UK TV series of Auf Wiedersehen Pet?
  20. What was the name of the character played by Richard Beckinsale in UK TV series Porridge?
  21. What was the name of the strip club in the 1996 film Striptease starring Demi Moore?
  22. Which group removed the strings from their guitars in protest when they were forced to mime on Top Of The Pops in 1977?
  23. Which actor played the King in the 1995 film The Madness of King George?
  24. What does Robert Mitchum's character have tattooed on his knuckles in the 1955 film the Night of the Hunter?
  25. What is the real name of the comedian who devised and plays the character Avid Merrion?
  26. What is the name of the character played by Sarah Jessica Parker in the US TV series Sex and the City?
  27. Which actress plays the date (Nadia Gates) of Bruce Willis (Walter Davis) in the 1987 film Blind Date?
  28. What dance hit does David Brent hum during his famous dance routine in UK TV comedy The Office?
  29. In which Thomas Hardy novel does the character Bathsheba Everdene appear?
  30. Soeur Sourire was the stage name of the 1960's singer who was better known as whom?


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