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THE WEEKLY QUIZ THAT TESTS

YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF THE ARTS

1 What does the long road do that leads me from my love?

2 "Made it Ma, top of the world." Who's the actor, what's the film?

3 Who was Anne Catherick? (She's easily mistaken for Laura Fairlie.)

4 Apart from being a laboratory dishwasher in a textile mill, who was Sidney Stratton?

5 What comes between A Red Death and Black Betty?

6 Who sailed in the "Neversink"?

ANSWERS:

1 "White in the moon the long road lies, / The Moon stands blank above; / White in the moon the long road lies / That leads me from my love." (Housman, "A Shropshire Lad"). 2 James Cagney, playing the psychotic gangster Cody Jarrett in White Heat (1949). 3 The Woman in White, in Wilkie Collins's novel - Laura is locked in a madhouse under Anne Catherick's name, while Anne's body is buried in Laura's grave. 4 The Man in the White Suit, played by Alec Guinness in the 1949 film. 5 White Butterfly, in the novels by Walter Mosley featuring the black LA investigator and fixer Easy Rawlins. 6 White-Jacket, in the early novel by Herman Melville.

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