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THE WEEKLY QUIZ THAT TESTS YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF THE ARTS
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The Independent Culture
1 " `Relax,' said the night man,/ `We are programmed to receive./ You can check out any time you like/ But you can never leave.' " Leave where?

2 What establishment housed Greta Garbo, John and Lionel Barrymore, Wallace Beery and Joan Crawford, among others?

3 What establishment housed the Berry family and a stuffed labrador called Sorrow?

4 What establishment housed the American millionaire Theodore Racksole?

5 What establishment featured in the dreams of Anna G?

6 What establishment was run by Louisa Trotter, and what was her nickname?

ANSWERS:

1 The "Hotel California", so the song by the Eagles goes. 2 Grand Hotel in the 1932 MGM star showcase. 3 The Hotel New Hampshire - John Irving's 1981 novel. 4 The Grand Babylon Hotel, in the novel by Arnold Bennett. 5 The White Hotel - DM Thomas's Freudian fantasy. 6 The Bentinck Hotel; she was, of course, The Duchess of Duke Street, played by Gemma Jones in the BBC TV drama series.

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