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H.G. Wells: Books and Movies
Wells, H. G.
"The sci-fi tales of H. G. Wells have been fodder for the Hollywood fantasy machine. This quiz compares their book and movie versions."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Who directed 'The Invisible Man' in the 1930s?
Edgar G. Ulmer
What actor did NOT play the mad Dr. Moreau in the movies?
What did Moreau do to the men who washed ashore on his island?
made them supergeniuses
turned them into plants
made them telepaths
turn them into 'manimals'
In Wells' original 'War of the Worlds', how did the invading Martians get around?
on tripod-legged machines
in anti-gravity cars
And in George Pal's 50s film of 'War of the Worlds', what 'improvement' did he give to the Martian machines?
The filmmakers of the 50s film of 'War of the Worlds' switched the locale of the invasion from England to what American state?
What actor-director influenced the 50s film of 'War of the Worlds'?
How did the 'First Men In The Moon' get there?
When did the first film version of 'First Men In The Moon' come out?
What did the two men take with them in the movie of 'First Men In The Moon' that they didn't in the book?
(Two Words, first is A)
True or false: In the book 'First Men In The Moon', the lunar surface had breathable air.
In George Pal's version of 'Time Machine', what name do we see on a plaque on the machine?
H. George Wells
What 'unofficial' version of the Wells 'Time Machine' starred Malcolm McDowell?
True or false: Wells himself wrote some screenplays.
True or false: a musical(!) was made from a Wells story.
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Compiled May 24 13