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Movie trivia contest: July 18

So, you think you’re good at movie trivia? Every week, we give readers the opportunity to flex their movie muscles by answering five trivia questions from our movie critic, Michael Clark.

Congratulations to last week’s winner, Joe Cook of Loganville.

Here are last week’s questions again and the answers:

  1. The opening scene in “The Exorcist” takes place in what country?

A: Iraq

  1. What was the favorite dish of the main characters in “Diner?”

A: French Fries and gravy

  1. What Alfred Hitchcock movie was shot in black and white because of budget concerns?

A: “Psycho”

  1. Name a man who has both a Super Bowl ring and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

A: Terry Bradshaw

  1. Name a performer from both “The Sopranos” and “GoodFellas” whose character died in both.

A: Michael Imperioli and Frank Vincent

Now, for this week’s questions:

  1. Name two people who are or were married to each other who have both won Oscars for screenwriting.

  2. What is the common acting bond shared by Peter Ustinov, Richard Harris, Malcolm McDowell, Christopher Plummer, John Gielgud, Max von Sydow, Timothy Dalton and Charles Laughton?

  3. What is the highest grossing film featuring Paul Newman?

  4. What does Andy give Red as a “parole rejection gift” in “The Shawshank Redemption?”

  5. Name the last war film to win the Oscar for Best Picture.

The first person (located in the US) to respond with all the correct answers receives a prize package of movie-related goodies, which could include promotional T-shirts, hats, posters, DVDs, video games and more. The winner also gets their name published in the next Weekend section. Please e-mail your answers, along with your name to clarkwriter@mindspring.com. Include “Gwinnett Daily Post Trivia Contest” in the subject line. In the event no one answers all of the questions correctly, the person with the most correct answers submitted by 6 p.m. the Monday after the contest is posted will be the winner. Only one winner per household is eligible each 30-day period.