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Oscar and the Oldest Profession II
Awards and Festivals
"Oscar is at it again! Here is another collection of ten questions about movies the Academy liked, which happen to feature the ever-busy ladies of the evening. Good Luck!"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
An escort-turned-singer named Susie Diamond (Michelle Pfeiffer) makes a successful audition in "The Fabulous Baker Boys" (1990), and becomes the third person in a lounge act. When Frank Baker (Beau Bridges) tells her to brush up on a certain song, she declines by comparing it to parsley. Which of these songs is "parsley" to Suzie?
You Light Up My Life
I Like Dreaming
Name the Oscar-winning Woody Allen film which features a very busy working girl named Linda Ash.
Hannah and Her Sisters
Bullets Over Broadway
"Dirty Pretty Things" (2002) deals with the lives of immigrants (some legal, some not) in London, and their struggles for survival. Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Okwe, a Nigerian pathologist who resorts to working the graveyard shift as a hotel desk clerk. Of Juliette or Senay, which woman in the movie is a prostitute who plies her trade at the hotel in which Okwe works?
(One Word - Juliette or Senay)
"Cimarron" (1931) is the story of a newspaper editor/lawyer named Yancey Cravat (Richard Dix), his family, and the settlement of Osage, Oklahoma. One of the major subplots of this movie deals with a madam who is put on a show trial, simply because of her reputation. What is her name?
Name the actress who played Dallas in "Stagecoach" (1939).
Believe it or not, there was a musical about prostitutes, and it became an Oscar-nominated motion picture. Starring Burt Reynolds and Dolly Parton, "The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas" (1982) tells the story of a televangelist bent on shutting down an historic cathouse. Which of these actors received the film's only nomination?
Noah Beery, Jr.
In "Klute" (1971), a man's disappearance baffles investigators, until he is linked to a New York City callgirl named Bree Daniel (Jane Fonda). What is Mr. Klute's first name?
Based on the play by Eugene O'Neill, "Anna Christie" (1930) is the story of a young girl who was sent to live with friends, but when she grows up, she leads a life of prostitution. Is this movie Greta Garbo's first speaking role?
"I Want to Live!" (1958) is based on the the true story of Barbara Graham (Susan Hayward), a former prostitute who, along with two of her accomplaces, was executed for the murder of a middle-aged Los Angeles-area widow. In what city did the crime occur?
In "Casino" (1995), directed by Martin Scorsese, Sam "Ace" Rothstein (Robert De Niro) meets and marries a former escort named Ginger (Sharon Stone), and they marry. But their marriage and his career at the Tangiers Hotel and Casino fall apart. This movie is based on actual events associated with what famous Las Vegas hotel/casino?
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Compiled Jun 28 12