The 2013 reissue of my 1999 quiz book, available in print or as an e-book.

And You Thought You Knew Classic Movies!

Sample quiz categories: Match the unsavory Barbara Stanwyck situation to the film in which it appears; Match the nonblond actress to the film for which she became a blond; Match the singer to the film for which he/​she provided the singing voice for the title tune; Match the film about World War II to the country in which it is primarily set; Match the cigarette-related event to the film in which it appears.

Sample quiz questions: Can you recall the last names of LAURA, SABRINA, MARNIE and LILI? Which 1930s classic features a character named Oliver Stone? What star (not Humphrey Bogart) is the top-billed male in DEAD END? Katharine Hepburn stars in what play at the end of STAGE DOOR? For what film does Judy Garland win her Oscar in A STAR IS BORN? Name the film in which a cigarette is put out in a nun's hand. Which then-unknown later-famous director was a bit player in THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES?

Pauline Kael said, "It's like a Christmas stocking full of surprises. This is the smartest movie quiz book I've ever seen."

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"This is a must-own for those wanting to spice up their movie trivia nights."

Selected Works

Published in November, 2010, it focuses on 11 actors who appear in more than one Williams movie, forming an unofficial stock company of actors.
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“This is the smartest movie quiz book I’ve ever seen.”
- Pauline Kael