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1. One of Paul Newman's earliest Hollywood film roles was as the young upstart Ben Quick in the Martin Ritt directed 'The Long, Hot Summer'. Who wrote the story called 'The Hamlet' upon which this 1958 film was based?
2. In the 1958 film 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof', Paul Newman took a turn acting in the film adapatation of a Tennessee Williams play. Which actress played his leading lady, Maggie 'The Cat' Pollitt, here?
3. In the 1961 film 'The Hustler', Newman teams up with Jackie Gleason as a pair of pool players. What is the name of the character that Newman portrays in this entertaining drama?
4. In 1963, Paul Newman plays a rash young cattle rancher named Hud Bannon in the film 'Hud'. This film marked Newman's fourth collaboration with which of the following directors?
5. One of my favorite Paul Newman films was 'Cool Hand Luke'. This 1967 film, directed by Stuart Rosenberg, features Newman as, what else, a rash young wanderer. In this case, Newman's character Luke gets himself thrown in prison for which of the following unusual offenses?
6. In 1969, Paul Newman took a turn in the role of Butch Cassidy in the film 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid'. Newman finally took home an Oscar for this film, after many nominations.
7. Newman and Redford joined up once again for 1973's buddy caper flick 'The Sting'. The famous score of this film, including the song 'The Entertainer', was entirely derived from the works of which American composer?
8. In 1977, Paul Newman took an interesting role as a vulgar, washed-up hockey coach who suddenly helps to breathe new life into his team in the film 'Slap Shot'. What is the name of Newman's crude but likeable character in this movie?
9. In which of these Paul Newman films does the venerable actor team up with the always unique Coen brothers?
10. Paul Newman's performances continued to entertain audiences even into the 21st century. With which of these well-esteemed actors did Newman team in the 2002 film 'Road to Perdition'?
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