Artcetera: The weekly quiz that tests your knowledge of the arts
Sunday 29 December 1996
2 Dorothy Zbornak, Rose Nylund, Sophia Petrillo and Blanche Devereaux were collectively known as what?
3 "For lust of knowing what should not be known", what are we up to?
4 What was discovered by Charlotte Stant in a curio shop, and smashed by Fanny Assingham?
5 What connects Mervyn LeRoy in 1933, Busby Berkeley in 1935, Lloyd Bacon in 1937 and Sally Potter in 1983?
6 Whose characteristics include being warm like the sun, heading west, staying for a day then moving away, and generally banishing frowns?
1 One's The Man with the Golden Arm (in the novel by Nelson Algren and the Otto Preminger film), the other's The Man with the Golden Gun (in the James Bond yarn). 2 The Golden Girls in the long-running sitcom. 3 "We take the Golden Road to Samarkand" - the best-known line of Hassan, an extravagant Oriental verse-drama by James Elroy Flecker. 4 The Golden Bowl, in Henry James's novel. 5 Gold Diggers - LeRoy, Berkeley and Bacon directed the musicals Gold Diggers of 1933, 1935 and 1937 respectively; Potter directed the experimental feminist film The Gold Diggers 6 "Golden Brown", in the song by the Stranglers.
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