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FilmTrivia presentation

  1. 1. UVM Media Resources Department<br />Our Collection Includes:<br /><ul><li>Over 8000 DVDS
  2. 2. Over 8000 VIDEOS
  3. 3. Over 3000 CDs
  4. 4. Over 6000 LPs</li></li></ul><li>All Available To You With A <br /> UVM I.D. !<br />
  5. 5. Question<br />This movie, an Oscar winner for best picture in the 1970s, originally centered around a murder mystery. This element of the plot however was dropped, altering the focus of the film to a romantic comedy. <br />
  6. 6. Answer<br />Annie Hall DVD 1511<br />
  7. 7. Question<br />What was the first movie released by Walt Disney Pictures to have a rating higher than PG ? <br />
  8. 8. Answer <br />Pirates Of the Caribbean: <br /> Curse of the Black Pearl DVD 3020<br />
  9. 9. Question<br />The final shots of the theatrical release of the film Blade Runner is unused footage from the opening of what film? <br />
  10. 10. Answer<br />The Shining <br />The Shining DVD 534<br />Blade Runner DVD 5654<br />
  11. 11. Question<br /> Outside of The Star Wars franchise, R2-D2 has made several on screen appearances. In what two movies directed by Steven Spielberg can R2-D2 be spotted ? <br />
  12. 12. Answer<br />An in-jokeappearanceof R2-D2 can be found in Raiders of the Lost Ark and Close Encounters of the Third Kind. R2-D2 appears as a hieroglyph in the Well of Souls in Raiders of the Lost Ark. In Close Encounters of the Third Kind, R2-D2 can be seen hanging upside-down on the mothershipas it hovers over Devils Tower. <br />Star Wars DVD 3871 <br />Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark DVD 5031 <br />Close Encounters of the Third Kind DVD 2181 <br />
  13. 13. Question<br /> What three films from director Akira Kurosawa are loosely based on Shakespearean plays?<br />
  14. 14. Answer<br />Throne of Blood (Macbeth) DVD 2210 <br />The Bad Sleep Well (Hamlet) DVD 4704 <br />Ran (King Lear) DVD 4690 <br />
  15. 15. Question <br />Which Saturday Night Live star portrayed characters such as brash Roseanne Roseannadanna, elderly Emily Litella, ubernerd Lisa Loopner, and punk rocker Candy Slice?<br />?<br />Rosanne Roeannadanna on Weekend Update <br />
  16. 16. Answer<br />Gilda Radner<br />Saturday Night Live: The Best of Gilda RadnerDVD 4670<br />SNL: The Complete First Season DVD 6690 <br />
  17. 17. Question<br />At ten years old Tatum O’Neal won a “Best Supporting Actress” Academy Award for a role, her acting debut, in what film? <br />
  18. 18. Answer <br />Paper Moon <br />DVD 2521 <br />
  19. 19. Question<br />What is the highest grossing film of all time when adjusted for inflation ? <br />
  20. 20. Answer <br />Gone With the Wind DVD 6612<br />
  21. 21. Question<br /> A 1968 game between heretofore undefeated rivals Harvard and Yale, back dropped by the cultural revolutions of the 1960s, is the focus of the documentary Harvard Beats Yale 29-29. What football player from Harvard , interviewed in the film, went on to become a famous actor?<br />
  22. 22. Answer<br />Tommy Lee Jones<br />Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 DVD 6744<br />
  23. 23. Question<br />During breaks on the set of Raiders of the Lost Ark, Steven Spielberg came up with the ideas for which two movies? <br />
  24. 24. Question<br />ET and Poltergeist. Both movies are in dialogue with each other; one about suburban dreams and the other about suburban nightmares. The original idea for ET was of a hostile alien terrorizing a family. When ET was changed to a benevolent alien, Spielberg's original idea of a hostile creature praying upon a family was reused as Poltergeist. <br />E.T. DVD 1541<br />Poltergeist DVD 467 <br />
  25. 25. Question <br />The Green Mountain State<br />Vermont is often synonymous with the quaint pastoral New England small town.<br /> How many feature films can you name that were shot within the state? (We found 19 in our collection.)<br />
  26. 26. Answer<br />What Lies Beneath (Addison, Burlington, Waterbury, Charlotte) DVD 3243<br />Me Myself and Irene (Addison, Burlington) DVD 3245<br />Cider House Rules (Dummerston, Bellows Falls) DVD 1614<br />A Stranger in the Kingdom (Chelsea, Guildhall) DVD 1063<br />Funny Farm (Grafton, Townshend) DVD 3262<br />BeetleJuice (East Corinth) DVD 93<br />Vermont is for Lovers (Chelsea, Tunbridge) DVD 6046<br />Man with a Plan (Tunbridge, Stafford, Chelsea) DVD 6045<br />Nosey Parker (Tunbridge) DVD 2878<br />
  27. 27. Answer<br />Where the River Flows North (Peacham, St. Johnsbury) DVD 7<br />Prancer (Bristol) DVD 3267<br />Something Wicked this Way Comes (Jeffersonville, East Montpelier, Morrisville, Waterville) DVD 3268<br />Spitfire Grill (Peacham, St. Johnsbury) DVD 1810<br />Way Down East (White River Junction, Hartland) DVD 586<br />Ghost Story (Woodstock) DVD 3263<br />Baby Boom (Peru, Manchester, Weston) DVD 3260 <br />A Return to Salem’s Lot (Peacham, Newbury) DVD 8254<br />Trouble with Harry (St. Johnsbury, Craftsbury) DVD 8256<br />Ethan Frome (Peacham, North East Kingdom) DVD 8255<br />

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