Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Polls Closed! Thinking Caps Quiz Results

Here is the positively final results rundown for the thinking caps quiz:

1. Favourite Humphrey Bogart film in which he doesn't play a gangster or a private eye: To Have and Have Not
2. Favourite appearance by a star in drag: Cary Grant in Bringing Up Baby
3. Favourite Laurel & Hardy film: Sons of the Desert
4. Favourite appearance by one star in a role strongly associated with another star: No winner
5. Thirties or forties star or stars you most think you'd like, but have yet to really get to know: Jessie Matthews
6. Favourite pre-Petrified Forest Bette Davis film: Of Human Bondage
7. Favourite post-Mildred Pierce Joan Crawford film: Johnny Guitar
8. Favourite film that ends with the main character's death: Tie: Waterloo Bridge and King Kong
9. Favourite Chaplin talkie: Monsieur Verdoux
10. Favourite British actor and actress: Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr
11. Favourite post-1960 appearance by a 1930's star: Tie: Boris Karloff in Targets and Joan Blondell in Grease
12. Dietrich or Garbo?: Dietrich
13. Karloff or Lugosi?: Karloff
14. Chaplin or Keaton?: Keaton
15. Favourite star associated predominantly with the 1950's: Tie: James Dean and Montgomery Clift
16. Favourite Melvyn Douglas movie: Ninotchka
17. The box-office failure you most think should have been a success: It's a Wonderful Life
18. Favourite performance by an actor or actress playing drunk: James Stewart in The Philadelphia Story
19. Favourite last scene of any thirties movie: Tie: City Lights and King Kong
20. Favourite American non-comedy silent movie: Tie: Sunrise and The Big Parade
21. Favourite Jean Harlow performance: Dinner at 8
22. Favourite remake: No winner
23. Favourite Orson Welles performance in a film he did not direct, not including The Third Man: The Long Hot Summer
24. Favourite non-gangster or musical James Cagney film: One, Two, Three
25. Favourite Lubitsch movie: To Be Or Not To Be
26. Who would win in a fight: Miriam Hopkins or Barbara Stanwyck?: Barbara Stanwyck
27. The two stars you most regret never having appeared together: No winner
28. Favourite Lionel Barrymore performance: Tie: It's a Wonderful Life and You Can't Take It With You
29. Bob Hope and Paulette Goddard or Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour?: Lamour
30. Which one thirties film from each major studiowould you save from burning?
Paramount: Duck Soup
MGM: No winner
RKO: Top Hat
Columbia: Mr Smith Goes To Washington
Universal: Tie: Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein
Warners: Angels With Dirty Faces
Thanks to the following for taking part:
Amanda at A Noodle in a Haystack
Angela at Golden Strands and Silver Strands
Elizabeth at Oh By Jingo! Oh By Gee! and Flapper Flicks
Hart Reaver
Ivan at Thrilling Days of Yesteryear
Juliette at Some Parade
Lolita at Lolita's Classics
Meredith at Or maybe Eisenstein Should Just Relax
Millie at Classic Forever
Mykal at Radiation Cinema!
Panavia 999 at Stuff
Thea at Kinetografo
Samuel Wilson at Mondo 70
Weepingsam at The Listening Ear