With Christmas and New Year festivities in full swing, here is a quiz for you to have a go at, if you wish.
1: Irrespective whether the spelling is with a 'y' or an 'ie', what do Bing Crosby in HOLIDAY INN and Dale Robertson in TALES OF WELLS FARGO have in common?
2: Who is the leading lady who sings I'M DREAMING OF A WHITE CHRISTMAS with Bing Crosby in the film HOLIDAY INN?
3: Which British presenter duetted with Bing Crosby in a chat show? Was it Michael Parkinson, Jonathan Ross or Russell Brand?
4: Which member of our club has recently been on television in an edition of THE NATION ON FILM?
5: Which famous wild west supporting character was seen in Errol Flynn's version of Robin Hood? Was it Gabby Hayes, Smiley Burnett or Trigger?
6: Brenda Joyce acted opposite Johnny Weissmuller as Jane. Who else had acted the part with Johnny Weissmuller?
7: Who portrayed Tarzan's Jane in the first Tarzan film?
8: Who were the original screen Batman and Robin?
9: What have the following film and television titles have in common? THE CREATURE, 1984 and the Laurel and Hardy film CHUMPS AT OXFORD.
10: Which club member won a special and possble unique award, for filming well beyond the call of duty?
The answers are as follows:
1= They both portrayed a character with the same name. Jim Hardy / Hardie.
2= Marjorie Reynolds.
3= Michael Parkinson.
4= Alan Willmott.
6= Maureen O'Sullivan..
7= Enid Markey.
8= Lewis Wilson was Batman and Douglas Croft was Robin.
9= Believe it or not, they all feature Peter Cushing.
10= Brian Harris for making a comedy film WHERE THERE IS SMOKE. It was about renovation of a house that had a roof fire. It featured genuine footage of a house's roof on fire. Problem was that it was his house!.