What was served at Babette’s feast?

In the movie Babette’s Feast (1987), the spread included, among other things, fresh terrapin soup, quail in vol-au-vents, blinis, caviar, and baba au rhum.

What are Eric Rohmer’s “Six Moral Tales”?

Eric Rohmer’s “Six Moral Tales” are: 1. La Boulangere de Monceau (1963) 2. La Carriere de Suzanne (1963). 3. La Collectionneuse (1967) 4. Ma Nuit chez Maud (1969) 5. Le Genou de Claire (1971) 6. Chloe in the AfternoonlE Amour l’apres-midi (1972)

What was the first movie to win all five top Oscars?

It Happened One Night (1934), from Harry Cohn’s then “Poverty Row” studio, Columbia, was the first movie to win all five top Oscars. In addition to winning the Oscar for Best Picture, the film brought honors to Frank Capra (director), Claudette Colbert (actress), Clark Gable (actor), and Robert Riskin (screenwriter).

Who are Martha Plimpton’s parents?

Martha Plimpton’s parents were Keith Carradine and Shelley Plimpton. Martha Plimpton’s films include Running on Empty (1988) and Parenthood (1989).

Who was the first Jesse James in a movie?

His son, Jesse James was the first Jesse James in a movie. Jr. James’s movies include: Jesse James Under the Black Flag (1921) and Jesse James as the Outlaw (1921), both silent films.

What was the first Mickey Mouse cartoon?

The first Mickey Mouse cartoon produced was Plane Crazy (1928). The second was Gallopin’ Gaucho (1928). The third was Steamboat Willie (1928), the first Mickey Mouse sound cartoon.

What was Lou Gehrig’s only film role?

The baseball legend Lou Gehrig played himself in a western called Rawhide (1938). In the film, Gehrig quits baseball to retire out West, where he tangles with ranching racketeers.

How tall was the title gorilla in King Kong (1933)?

The six models used in the filming of King Kong (1933) were each eighteen inches tall. They were made of rubber flesh and rabbit fur on a metal skeleton, and filmed in stop-motion animation. For close-ups, the filmmakers used a full-scale mechanical hand and a twenty-foot bust of Kong’s head and shoulders, covered with bear … Read more

In what movie is this sign posted: “Welcome to Man-drake Falls/Where the Scenery Enthralls/Where No Hardship E’er Befalls/Welcome to Mandrake Falls.”?

Douglas Fairbanks was referring to Adolf Hitler and Charlie Chaplin, who was getting ready to film The Great Dictator (1940), when he said, “This is one of the most fortuitous tricks in the history of civilization, that the greatest living villain in the world and the greatest comedian should look alike”?.

Where did stuntman Yakima Canutt get his name?

Born Enos Edward Canutt in the state of Washington in 1895, stuntman Yakima Canutt acquired his stage name during his early days as a rodeo star, when a newspaper caption called him “The Cowboy from Yakima.”

What do the following Variety terms mean?

webs—TV networks pix—movies Indies—independent film distributors b.o.—box office bob`’ biz—making money, doing good business lensing—filming thesping—acting he/ming—directing

Who developed Cinerama?

Fred Waller (1886-1954) of Paramount’s special-effects department developed Cinerama. The wide-screen process used three cameras and three projectors to record and project a single expansive image. The process debuted in 1952 with This Is Cinerama, a travelogue. What was the first story feature filmed in Cinerama? How the West Was Won (1962).

Who composed the theme song for Arthur (1981)?

“Arthur’s Theme (The Best That You Can Do)” for the movie Arthur required no fewer than four composers: Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager, Peter Allen, and Christopher Cross (who sang it). The song won an Oscar.

Who played the title role in the 1926 Ben-Hur?

Ramon Novarro played Judah Ben-Hur in the 1926 version of Ben-Hur, with Francis X. Bushman as his friend-turned-enemy Messala. Fred Niblo directed. Charlton Heston and Stephen Boyd, respectively, took the roles in the 1959 remake. William Wyler directed.

What was the world’s first film studio?

The Black Maria, built in 1893 by Thomas Alva Edison, near his laboratories in West Orange, New Jersey, was the world’s first film studio. Films were shot there for Edison’s peepshow-style kinetoscope viewer.