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My Eyes! They Burn!

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My Eyes They Burn game quiz
"Burning eyes, dehydration and sand everywhere you look. These films all have a desert setting for some or all of their action. The actors really suffered for their art."

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1. 'Stargate', which came out in 1994, featured a gateway to another world which had been discovered in the desert sands of which country?

2. The 1965 film about the emergency landing of an aircraft in the Sahara desert was called 'The Flight of the _____'?

3. 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' featured Indiana Jones racing across the desert in pursuit of the Nazis using which form of transport?

4. The western 'Duel in the Sun', from 1946, ends with a shoot out in the desert, leading to the death of Lewton McCanles, the villain of the film. Who played the role?
    Gregory Peck
    Errol Flynn
    Cary Grant
    John Wayne

5. Possibly the best known of the films with a desert setting is 1962's 'Lawrence of Arabia'. Who directed this epic?
    Stanley Kubrick
    Robert Wise
    David Lean
    Blake Edwards

6. 'Walkabout', which came out in 1971, featured which desert in its plot?
    Australian Outback

7. The 1958 film 'Ice Cold in Alex' starred which British actor, a member of a well known acting family?
    Michael Redgrave
    John Mills
    Rex Harrison
    Robert Morley

8. 'The English Patient' was brought to the screen in 1996 by which English director?
    Sam Mendes
    Anthony Minghella
    Ridley Scott
    Guy Ritchie

9. The 1984 film 'Dune' featured which singer in one of his occasional acting roles?
    David Bowie
    Roger Daltrey
    Mick Jagger

10. Nicolas Cage and Holly Hunter were living in the desert in which 1987 comedy film?
    Baby Boom
    Adventures in Babysitting
    Raising Arizona

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Compiled Nov 23 12