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# 1: Listen to the clip. This is a recording by:

Polk Salad Annie is a 1968 song written and performed by Tony Joe White. It peaked at Number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1969. Elvis performed the song during his live performances in the 1970s.

# 2: The Misfits was the last film to cast these two film stars:

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The Misfits is a 1961 American film directed by John Huston. The screenplay is by Arthur Miller, Marilyn Monroe's husband at the time. Shortly before the film's premiere in 1961, the pair divorced. Besides Monroe, the film stars Clark Gable, Montgomery Clift, Thelma Ritter and Eli Wallach.

The Misfits would be the last film of both Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe. Gable died November 16, 1960, soon after filming was completed. Monroe did not complete any more movies and died the following year.

# 3: Katharine Ross plays a role in which of these movies?

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The Singing Nun stars Debbie Reynolds, Ricardo Montalban, and Greer Garson. Katharine Ross plays the role as Nicole Arlien.

# 4: Marilyn Monroe stars in which of these films?

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Some Like It Hot is a 1959 American film directed by Billy Wilder. It stars Marilyn Monroe as Sugar Kowalczyk, a ukulele player and singer. Tony Curtis plays Joe (Josephine) and Jack Lemmon plays the role as Jerry (Daphne). Joe and Jerry accidentally witness the Saint Valentine's Day Massacre and are forced to run for their lives. Disguised as women and calling themselves Josephine and Daphne, the join Sweet Sue and her Society Syncopators, an all-female band headed to Miami.

Billy Wilder was nominated for an Academy Award as Best Director and Jack Lemmon was nominated in the category Best Actor. Neither won an award.

# 5: What is the name of the main character, played by Audrey Hepburn, in My Fair Lady?

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My Fair Lady is a 1964 American musical film directed by George Cukor. It is adaptation of the musical of the same name, which originally was based on the play Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw.

Audrey Hepburn plays the main character, Eliza Doolittle, a poor Cockney flower seller in Edwardian London.

At the 37th Academy Awards (1965), My Fair Lady won eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actor, and Best Director. Audrey Hepburn was not nominated for an Award.

# 6: The Reprise record label was founded in 1960 by:

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Reprise Records was formed in 1960 by Frank Sinatra. The first album Sinatra released on Reprise was Ring-a-Ding-Ding!

The Beach Boys, Ella Fitzgerald, The Kinks and Jimi Hendrix are some artists that later released the records on the Reprise label.

# 7: Midnight Ride is the fifth studio album by which group?

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Midnight Ride is the fifth studio album by American group Paul Revere & the Raiders. It was released by Columbia Records (CS 9308) in 1966. It peaked at #9 on U.S. Billboard 200.

# 8: Who plays the leading role as Gloria Wandrous in BUtterfield 8 (1960)?

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BUtterfield 8 is a 1960 drama film directed by Daniel Mann. The film stars Elizabeth Taylor and Laurence Harvey. Elizabeth Taylor was 28 years old and won her first Academy Award in the category Best Actress in a leading role.

The capitalized 'B' and 'U' in the title derives from the pattern of old telephone exchange names in the United States and Canada.

# 9: Julie Andrews appears in all of these movies, except:

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Julie Andrews plays a role in Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967), Mary Poppins (1964), and Sound of Music (1965). She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Comedy or Musical for her performance in all three movies and won the award for Mary Poppins and Sound of Music.

The mani character in My Fair Lady (1964) is played by Audrey Hepburn.

# 10: Which band had a minor hit with You Got What It Takes in 1967?

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You Got What It Takes was originally recorded by Bobby Parker on Vee-Jay 279 in 1958. It was also a 1959 single by Marv Johnson, reaching number 10 on Billboard Hot 100 in 1960. The 1967 cover was made by The Dave Clark Five, reaching number 7 in the United States and number 28 in the UK.

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