Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|What year was the novel first published?||Carrie
1974. Hope you liked this quiz.
|Who directed the movie "Carrie"?||Carrie
Brian DePalma. Steven Speilberg was friends with DePalma. He met future and ex wife Amy Irving on the set.
|Who played Carrie in the movie?||Carrie
Sissy Spacek. Sissy Spacek was not the first choice. Her husband convinced the director to let her audition. Carrie Fisher and Amy Irving were considered for the part. Piper Laurie played Carrie's crazy mother.
|How did Carrie kill her mother?||Carrie
Stopped her heart. In the movie she flung knives at her-cool!
|What baseball team wanted to recruit Tommy Ross had he lived?||Carrie
Boston Red Sox . Big time jock.
|What item did one of Carrie's classmates witness her using to blot her lipstick?||Carrie
|What color(in the book) was Carrie's prom dress?||Carrie
Red. In the book it was red. She made it herself. In the movie it was pink.
|What was the name of the secretary in the school office?||Carrie
Miss Fish. Henry Grayle:'Damn Miss Fish, do you have to sound so impressed?'
|What was the theme of the Prom?||Carrie
Springtime in Venice. 'Who picked these hokey themes?' Sue wondered.
|What was the name of the little redhead that was part of the prom night prank with Chris Hargensen?||Carrie
Tina Blake. They were 'thicker than thieves'.
|What was dumped on Carrie and Tommy at the prom?||Carrie
Pig Blood . Billy and his friends killed pigs at a nearby farm.
|What college did Chris Hargensen get into?||Carrie
Oberlin. Principal Henry Grayle to John Hargensen (Chris' hot-shot lawyer father):'I see she's been accepted to Oberlin. I suspect someone, possibly you has been pulling some pretty expensive strings.'
|What did a neighbor's mother give to her daughter to use and to antagonize Margaret White and therefore cause the above incident?||Carrie
Bikini. 'I was wearing my 'Whore of Babylon' white bathing suit.'
|What supernatural incident happend when Carrie was three that was witnessed by neighbors?||Carrie
falling stones on the house. Carrie's telekinesis was witnessed for the first time from someone other than Margaret.
|What minor character was known as The Beak?||Carrie
Freddy Holt. Another one of the school's misfits-with a gigantic nose. The principal assumed he was taking Carrie to the prom.
|What was the name of the hangout where the kids from the high school frequented?||Carrie
Kelly Fruit Company. After the tragedy in Chamberlin, since most of the kids he knew had died, the owner decided not to rebuild and take his insurance money and retire to Florida.
|What was the name of the roadhouse where Chris and Billy had a room and Carrie met her demise?||Carrie
The Cavalier. The Cavalier's parking lot is where Carrie died in the novel. Sue Snell had some kind of telekinetic converstaion with her right before she died.
|What is the name of the popular boy that reluctantly took Carrie to the prom?||Carrie
Tommy Ross. Billy Nolan was Chris' boyfriend, Freddy Overlock was his friend and Henry Grayle was the principal.
|What was the name of the committee that investigated the circumstances regarding Carrie?||Carrie
White Commission . Sue Snell testified before this committee.
|What was the name of Carrie's deceased father?||Carrie
Ralph. 'You never wanted to stick your tongue out at him-even when you knew he wasn't looking'.
May 27, 1979. I know...this was a tough one, but I'm sure the die-hards out there got it!
My Name Is Susan Snell. Another character with good intentions who pretty much destroyed prom night herself.
Carrie stopped her heart. In the original movie version, Carrie pinned her mother to a doorway by throwing various pieces of kitchenware at her with her mind.
Chamberlain, Maine. Derry and Castle Rock are two towns that hold a strong history in the works of Stephen King. Bangor is where the master himself resides.
Plug it up!. Carrie was experiencing her first menstrual cycle at this time, and had no idea what was happening to her. She thought she was bleeding to death. A very cruel joke girls!
Blue Ribbon Laundry. The Blue Ribbon Laundry was the setting for one of Stephen King's short stories entitled "The Mangler" appearing in the collection "Night Shift".
The closet. I guess Momma didn't find it a sin to keep her child locked up in a closet for hours at a time.
Female breasts. Dirty Pillows? C'mon Marge, lighten up!
Tommy Ross. "If You've Got A Taste For Terror, Take Carrie To The Prom.", and that's exactly what terror tasting Tommy did!
Ewen High School. Were you fooled? Owen is actually Stephen King's son's name, and Overlook is the name of a hotel in another one of King's novels..."The Shining".
Sue Snell. Amy Irving made her big screen debut as Sue Snell in the movie version of Carrie.