1. With what famous actor did Tod Browning team up to make a series of films?

2. What studio produced Freaks?

3. What famous horror film that started the Universal set of monsters was also directed by Tod Browning?

4. Who recut Freaks without telling the director?

5. What language is a "common" language used to communicate between circus people who come from different parts of the world (and ised in the film) occasionally for that purpose?

6. Which scene in Freaks is often cited to show Browning's silent film background?

7. What visual clue indicates this is a "silent movie scene"?

8. With what is "physical deformity" linked in several of Browning's films?

9. By what OTHER title was Freaks released?

10. About how many minutes did the original version of Freaks run?

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Answers to Last Week's Quiz

1. What year is thought of as "Hollywood's Greatest Year"?
ANS: 1939

2. What other film did John Ford make that year that is a frontier film. but is not considered by some to be a western?
ANS: Drums Along the Mohawk

3. What actor became a star as a result of Stagecoach
ANS: John Wayne

4. Which actor won an Academy Award for his role in Stagecoach?
ANS: Thomas Mitchell

5. What now famous stunt man performed a life threatening stunt by falling from the horses pulling the stagecoach and then passing under the coach as it rushed past?
ANS: Yakima Canutt

6. What did Ford include in his indoor shots, not normally shown?
ANS: the Ceiling

7. What famous director studied Stagecoach by viewing it 40 times, in order to learn film making techniques?
ANS: Orson Welles

8. Because of criticism that the natives in his western films were misrepresented, what film did Ford make??
ANS: Cheyenne Autumn

9. What major economic event dominated the 1930's and may be symbolically reflected in the films of that time?
ANS: The great depression

10. What film is often credited as the first "adult western"?
ANS: Stagecoach