<ul><li>Go Ogle 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>SECTION IV </li></ul><ul><li>Rules </li></ul><ul><li>41 questions (41 points) </li></ul><ul><li>One Super-theme comprising 6 sub-themes: 20 questions in all. </li></ul><ul><li>2 points for cracking each of the sub-themes, 4 points for the Super-theme. 36 points. </li></ul><ul><li>Next Slide. </li></ul>
<ul><li>RULES cont’d </li></ul><ul><li>In addition, there are 3 Themes which have nothing to do with the Super-theme. 21 questions/1 point each. Bonus of 3 points for each of the Themes. 30 points in all. </li></ul><ul><li>66 points in all. Full fundas necessary </li></ul><ul><li>Apart from the first theme, which is clear, you have to figure out where one theme/sub-theme ends and another begins. </li></ul>
5. If you go by his family, he is still a capital fellow.
6. A marriage that succumbed to the seven-year itch?
<ul><li>ANSWERS </li></ul><ul><li>Bloody Mary and Philippines: Mary Tudor and Philip II of Spain lend their names to these monikers. </li></ul><ul><li>Bronx Cheer, from Bronx Tale and Raspberry. </li></ul><ul><li>Vredespalais, where the international Court of Justice is housed. The Hague. </li></ul><ul><li>Ronald Reagan; His childhood nickname Dutch was used as the title for a biography. </li></ul><ul><li>William of Orange-Nassau after whom Nassau is named. </li></ul><ul><li>Senegambia; the union between Senegal and Gambia lasted from 1982 to 1989. </li></ul><ul><li>THEME: Countries/Cities/Localities that take the article THE as part of their name: The Philippines, The Bronx, The Hague, The Netherlands, The Bahamas (cap Nassau) and The Gambia. </li></ul>
8. A sight to fool the eye, more or less. Device and inventor?
<ul><li>ANSWERS to THEME II </li></ul><ul><li>8. Phenakistoscope, attributed to Plateau and Stampfer. This pic is from a disc created by Eadweard Muybridge. </li></ul><ul><li>9. Akira Kurosawa for Ran. The Lady Sue . </li></ul><ul><li>This is Lea Massari in Murmurs of the Heart by Louis Malle. Her other major art-house triumph was in Antonioni’s L’Avventura— where she disappears mysteriously . </li></ul><ul><li>Fellini’s Amarcord: The arrival of the SS Rex. </li></ul><ul><li>Marlene Dietrich. Real Men: anagram for Marlene. Eat Well=Diet Rich </li></ul><ul><li>Laocoon by sci-fi illustrator Wojtech Siudmak. </li></ul><ul><li>Face II by Subash Awchat </li></ul><ul><li>Bryan Ferry and Zhou Xuan . CONNECT: English and Chinese titles for the Wong Kar Wai film In The Mood For Love/ Huayang Nianhua sourced from songs with these titles by Bryan Ferry and Zhou Xuan. </li></ul><ul><li>Key to the cellar in Alfred Hitchcock’s Notorious. Also referenced in posters for the film. Next slide for theme. </li></ul>
THEME: POSTERS FOR THE CANNES FILM FESTIVAL This Muybridge tribute poster borrows from the same phenakistoscope sequence.
Kurosawa’s Ran story-boards have inspired at least two Cannes posters.
THEME: L’Avventura was this year’s inspiration
Fellini’s illustrations for the arrival of the liner in Amarcord inspired the 1982 poster. His drawings were used on another occasion.
The famous Don English portrait of Marlene Dietrich was used in 1992.
Wojtech Siudmak did several posters for Cannes through the 1970s
Indian artist Subhash Awchat was invited to design the poster for the UCR section—only Indian so far.
This poster for the 2006 festival is inspired by Wong Kar Wai’s In the Mood For Love.
SUBTHEME I 17. Borobudur 18. The Tamizh poet ‘Kavimani’ Thesika Vinayagam Pillai. 19. The Franz Osten-Himansu Rai film Prem Sanyas Theme: Edwin Arnold’s poem based on the life of Buddha—The Light Of Asia . Borobudur presents the life of the Buddha according to a theme known as the Lalitavistara. The same idea inspired Arnold This work was translated into several Indian languages. Vinayagam Pillai’s Tamizh version was titled Aasiya Chothi. Prem Sanyas was based on Light of Asia.
ANSWERS to SUB-THEME II 20. Sheela in Chemmeen 21. Pomeranian/Spitzer 22. What’s missing in a sudden attack of desertification is the land of Oz. 23. Furphy and Son—who created water-supply units for Army use. Theme: Words in Australian English/Strine Shiela for girl/woman, Pom for Britisher, Oz for Australia and Furphy for scuttlebutt—from the fact that rumours/information would commonly begin life around the water-supply during wartime.
ANSWERS to SUBTHEME III 24. Virgil Reading from the Aeneid to Augustus and Octavia, by Angelica Kaufman. 25. Berlin, the graphic novel by Jason Lutes. The person shown is Carl Von Ossietzky, the journalist and pacifist who was awarded the Peace Prize in 1935. 26. The Hampton Court Maze. 27. Dame Nellie Melba—who took the performing name Melba in tribute, according to some, to her hometown Melbourne. THEME Active Volcanoes in Mainland Antarctica Kauffman, Berlin, Hampton and Melbourne .
ANSWERS to SUB-THEME IV 28. William Stephenson, Canadian spy who inspired A Man Called Intrepid. 29. A Left Bipod Foam Ramp. One of these broke off to cause the Columbia disaster. 30. Scene from Captains Courageous. THEME Yachts that have won the America’s Cup Intrepid, Columbia and Courageous.
ANSWERS to SUB-THEME V 31. The Green Line, separating Israel from Palestinian territories—a result of the 1949 Armistice Agreement. 32. ME8 Sneakers issued in honour of Martin Luther King by AND1 ( “We don’t know exactly how well MLK played the game, but given his track record, we’ll bet he had pretty good handles”!) 33. Statue commemorating the tar-baby incident in Br’er Rabbit . THEME: African-American Nobel Laureates. Ralph Bunche won the Peace Prize for having negotiated the Armistice Agreement that resulted in the Green Line. Martin Luther King was given the Peace Prize in 1964. Toni Morrison who wrote Tar Baby (title from Br’er Rabbit) won the Literature Prize in 1993. We’ll ask a question on the star omission when he earns it.
ANSWERS to SUB-THEME VI 34. The Gelle Fra (Golden Lady) monument in memorial to the heroes of World War II, Luxembourg. 35. The Strasbourg Cathedral 36. The Atomium Monument in Brussels. THEME: Principal Centres of the European Union
ANSWERS to THEME III 37. See below for Cape Verde’s biggest export. 38. Doctor W.G. Grace. 39. Hussain-Doshi Gufa, Ahmedabad .40. British sci-fi writer Brian Aldiss. 41. Rita Hayworth in Gilda. 42. The playwright Neil Simon. Cesaria Evora THEME in the next slide
THEME III BAREFOOT 37. Cesaria Evora is called the Barefoot Diva because of her insistence of performing thataway. 38. The Barefoot Doctor—another great brainwave from Chairman Mao. 39. MF Hussain—had this thing for making public appearances barefoot. .40. Brian Aldiss wrote a novel titled Barefoot in the Head 41. Rita Hayworth is said to have been the inspiration for the lead character Maria Vargas in Joseph Mankiewicz’s film The Barefoot Contessa. 42. Neil Simon wrote the play Barefoot in the Park which later became a film starring Robert Redford and Jane Fonda. That’s all.
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