In Dostoyevsky’s 1880 novel, Fyodor Pavlovich Karamazov has four sons:
Dmitri, Ivan, Alyosha, and Smerdyakov, a bastard.
Dmitri is the son accused of killing his father.
- Who wrote the foreword to the first edition of Hall-well’s Filmgoer’s Companion (1965)? Alfred Hitchcock wrote the foreword to the first edition of Hall-well's Filmgoer's Companion (1965). Leslie Halliwell, pioneer film encyclopedist, died in January, 1989.
- What is the tongue-twister that kicks off a song-and dance number in Singin’ in the Rain (1952)? The tongue-twister that kicks off a song-and dance number in Singin' in the Rain (1952) was "Moses supposes his toses are roses but Moses supposes erroneously."
- What were Cinderella’s slippers made of? Charles Perrault's 1697 French version of the tale has Cinderella wearing glass (verre) slippers, but his sources gave her fur (vair) slippers. Perrault's alteration may have been accidental.
- What were the names of the Brothers Grimm? The names of the Brothers Grimm were Jacob Ludwig and Wilhelm Carl.
- What ever happened to Bonzo of Bedtime for Bonzo (1951)? The chimp from Bedtime for Bonzo died in a trailer fire in the early 1950s, along with his four stand-ins, on the day he was scheduled to help present the first Patsy Awards…
- Who were the Three Stooges? Making their debut in Soup to Nuts (1930), the Three Stooges were Moe Howard, Larry Fine, and a string of actors in the third role: Shemp Howard, Jerry "Curly" Howard, Joe Besser, and…