Sunday, September 6, 2009

The Monday Quiz LXXXVIII

Name That Theme!

1. Who's the Author?

2. Where are we?

3. It's a ________!

4. The most famous person to ever play football for the University of Michigan was _______________.

5. The legendary director of Western films famous for creating images like this was ______________.
6. Special bonus image: how does it fit the theme?

Submit your answers in the comments.


fingerstothebone said...

Well, I'm guessing the theme is 'Ford', but I don't know half the answers...

1. Eh, somebody Ford?
2. the Ford theater
3. Ford
4. Gerald Ford?
5. John Ford?
6. It's written by a Ford?

Rebel said...

1 Mr. Ford
2 Ford Theater
3 Ford model T?
4 Gnute Rockney?
5 Francis Ford Copela?
6 Um... Ford?

d said...

1 ford
2 ford
3 ford
4 ford
5 ford
6 ford

Elizabeth said...

1. Ford Maddox Ford
2. Ford's Theatre
3. Ford vintage car of some sort.
4. Someone whose last name is Ford, I imagine.
5. I can only think "F. Stone" so is the F for Ford?
6. Gerald Ford really liked this play.

Christine M. said...

1. Ford Maddox Ford
2. Ford's Theater
3. Ford
4. Gerald Ford
5. John Ford
6. they have to ford a river in it?

Cartophiliac said...

1. Ford
2. Ford Theater
3. Ford
4. Gerald Ford
5. John Ford
6. you couldn't a-ford to go see it?

mrs.5000 said...

1 Ford Maddox Ford
2 Ford Theater, where apparently Lincoln was caught having a night on the town with Queen Victoria.
3 Ford! We don't have to give the model number, do we? Probably Model T. Unless it's a Model A. Or the much sought-after collector's item the Model Q.
4 Gerald Ford
5 John Ford
6 Because Harrison Ford played the male lead in this particular production? Because the playwright was Maddox Ford Maddox? Because the famous closing number is titled "Ford a River for your Love"? Because the tickets were priced to be afFORDable?

It's a FORD-a-rama!

IamSusie said...

googling is cheating, right?

The Calico Cat said...

THE THEME IS Ford - sorry the cat all capped me!

sister jen said...

1. Somebody named Ford.
2. Ford's Theatre
3. a Ford!
4. Somebody else named Ford.
5. the great John Ford!!
6. Maybe starred or was directed (or written?) by somebody else named Ford--??

The theme has something to do with, uh, Ford.

DrSchnell said...

1. Ford Maddox Ford, or "Ford Squared" as his drinking buddies liked to call him...
2. Ford's Theater
3. Model T Ford
4. Gerald Ford
5. John Ford
6. Um.... written by Jasper Fforde?

Michael5000 said...

1. "The Good Soldier" was written by FORD Maddox FORD.

2. Mr. Lincoln was killed at FORD's Theater.

3. It's a FORD; specifically a varietal of the Model T.

4. Michigan's most famous football player would be American President Gerald FORD.

5. The definitive director of Western films was John FORD.

6. "'Tis Pity She's a Whore" is by the other John FORD, the Jacobian dramatist. Not the same guy.

The theme? Left Handed Methodists.

Just kidding.

Michael5000 said...

Exclamation Points this week to the unstoppable la gringissima, the only barely stopable Mrs.5000, and the very difficult to stop DrSchnell. Also to the Jacobian dramatist John Ford.

Michael5000 said...

@IamSusie: Googling is SOOOOO cheating.

@Calico: The correct form is actually The cat put a cap in my-- oh, wait, I see what you mean. Never mind.