The make-up for Boris Karloff's classic portrayal of Frankenstein's Monster was the work of former pro-baseball player Jack Pierce. He used blue-green greasepaint (which photographed gray) for the ghastly skin tone and blackened the creature's fingernails with boot polish. The stiff-legged gait was achieved by fitting Karloff with asphalt-spreader's boots and two pairs of pants over steel struts.

 1. Which comedy duo met the Monster in a 1948 movie?
(10 pts)

  2. In which 1974 spoof did Peter Boyle (of "Everybody Loves Raymond") play the Monster? (10 pts)

  3. Name the rock star who portrayed Dr. Frankenstein opposite Jennifer Beals in the 1985's "The Bride." (10pts)

ANSWERS

  

 Christopher Lee was born in London in 1922, the son of a British army colonel and a Contessa descended from one of Italy's most noble families. Lee was a decorated officer in the Royal Air Force during WW2, pursuing his acting ambitions after the war ended. His screen credits include numerous portrayals of Dracula, as well as Rasputin, Fu Manchu and The Mummy. He is unique in that he has portrayed not only Sherlock Holmes on the silver screen, but also Holmes' brother Mycroft ... not to mention Sir Henry Baskerville in the Sherlock Holmes mystery "The Hound of the Baskervilles."

 1. In which 1974 James Bond movie did Lee play Scaramanga?
(10 pts)

 2. In which 1990 film adaptation of a classic novel did Lee play Blind Pew opposite Charlton Heston ?
(10 pts)

  3. Lee stars as Saruman the White in the upcoming "Lord of The Rings" movie trilogy. Who wrote the book? (10pts)

ANSWERS

 

Vincent Price was born in Missouri in 1911. The star of countless Gothic horror movie classics, he was also a renowned patron of the arts, an expert on cuisine and a respected lecturer and author. Besides starring in some of the greatest horror films of all time, he was the long-time presenter of "Mystery!" on PBS, a prolific voice-over artist and even a chart-topping recording artist - he provided the spooky narration on Michael Jackson's "Thriller."

 1. What was the name of the villain that Price played in the camp '60s "Batman" TV series?
(10 pts)

  2. On which classic TV cartoon series did Price voice the character Vincent Van Ghoul?
(10 pts)

  3. In which 1990 Tim Burton movie did Price play opposite Johnny Depp? (10pts)

ANSWERS

Although he will always be primarily associated with horror movies from Britain's Hammer studios, Peter Cushing made his screen debut in the 1939 U.S. production "The Man in the Iron Mask" and the following year appeared with Laurel and Hardy in "A Chump at Oxford."
Cushing's first British film role was Osric in Laurence Olivier's 1948 "Hamlet."

1. In which 1977 movie did Cushing play Grand Moff Tarkin ?
(10 pts)

2. Cushing played Sherlock Holmes in 1959's "The Hound of The Baskervilles." Who played Holmes in the classic 1939 version of the Conan Doyle tale? (10 pts)

 3. Name the character that Cushing played in five Dracula movies for Hammer.
(10pts)

ANSWERS

 Having fled political persecution in Hungary, classically-trained actor Bela Lugosi found fame in the U.S. in the title role of 1931's "Dracula." He appeared in dozens of horror movies over the next two decades, ranging from the acclaimed to such fare as "Old Mother Riley Meets The Vampire." Lugosi died of a heart attack in 1956, during filming of Ed Wood's execrable "Plan 9 From Outer Space." A renowned eccentric, he was buried wearing his Dracula cape. His remaining scenes in Wood's movie were played by a much taller and younger man shielding his face with a cape!

1. Who won an Academy Award for his portrayal of Bela Lugosi in 1994's
"Ed Wood" ?
(10 pts)

2. Bela Lugosi starred in which 1939 Ernst Lubitsch movie, a comedy that earned a Best Actress Oscar nomination for Greta Garbo ? (10 pts)

3. Lugosi reprised his Dracula role in a 1948 movie that teamed him with which legendary slapstick comedy duo?(10pts)

ANSWERS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 1. Abbott and Costello
(10 pts)
 2. "Young Frankenstein"
(10 pts)
 3. Sting(10 pts)

PAGE ONE ANSWERS:

 1. "The Man With The Golden Gun"(10 pts)
 2. "Treasure Island"
(10 pts)
 3. J. R. Tolkein(10 pts)

PAGE TWO ANSWERS:

 1. Egghead(10 pts)
 2. "The13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo"(10 pts)
 3. "Edward Sissorhands"(10 pts)

PAGE THREE ANSWERS:

 1. "Star Wars"
(10 pts)
 2. Basil Rathbone
(10 pts)
 3. Dr. Van Helsing
(10 pts)

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PAGE FIVE ANSWERS:

 1. Martin Landau
(10 pts)

 2. "Ninotchka"
(10 pts)

 3. Abbott and Costello
(10 pts)

CHECK YOUR SCARY SCORE:

130 - 150
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 You are diabolically brilliant!

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You are fiendishly clever!

 70 - 90
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  You are wickedly well-informed!

 40 - 60
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You're a bit of a devil ...

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 You're a bit of a zombie ...

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You are diabolical!


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