Music Answers were:
Level 1 - My Fair Lady
Level 2 - Fiddler on the Roof
Level 3 - The Beatles
Level 4 - The King and I
Level 5 - Natalie Wood
Topic Movie Musicals
Monday – The movie is a 1964 adaptation of a Lerner and Loewe stage musical of the same name. Staring Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, and others, this musical tells the story of a poor, Cockney flower seller named Eliza Doolittle. She comes into contact with an educated, English gentleman who teaches her how to speak proper English. The film won eight Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actor, and Best Director. What is the name of the movie?
Tuesday - This three-time Academy Award winning musical of 1971 is an adaptation of the 1964 Broadway musical with the same name. The film is about a Jewish family living in the Russian Empire in 1905 and their struggle to hold on to traditions. Directed by Norman Jewison with music composed by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, what is the name of the musical?
Wednesday – The 2007 film titled “Across the Universe” can not be described as a box office success and received mixed reviews, but it contains 33 songs from one of the most beloved bands from the early rock period. Directed by Julie Taymor and starring Jim Sturgess, Evan Rachel Wood and others, the music from what band is featured in this film?
Thursday - Yul Brenner won the Academy Award for Best Actor in a leading role for his appearance in this 1956 film. The screenplay by Ernest Lehman was based on the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical of the same name. The musical was written for Gertrude Lawrence. She was contractually guaranteed a position in the film, but she died from cancer while playing the role on Broadway. What film is it?
Friday – The 1961 film “West Side Story” tells a tale of young love caught in between rival gangs. The story is tragic, but the acting and music are not. The film won 10 Academy Awards of the 11 for which it was nominated. It stars Richard Beymer, Rita Moreno, Russ Tamblyn and this other female actor who played the part of Maria’s younger sister. Who was she?
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