The horror ... the horror ... by Egantx7

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Runner(s)-Up:

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Quiz Description

12 questions about classic horror films. The film may not necessarily be the answer, so read carefully.

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Questions:

The 2013 novel Doctor Sleep follows the character Danny Torrence, and is thus a sequel to which novel which was also a major horror film.

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The Shining

George Romero originally wanted Betty Aberlin to appear as the lead in his classic Night of the Living Dead, but that decision was blocked by this man, Aberlin's then employer and Romero's former boss. This man has only once acted as a fictional character, and that wasn't a stretch, as he appeared as a reverend in one episode of Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman. Identify this immortal figure whose trip to the hospital to get a tonsillectomy was filmed by Romero, which he once claimed was the scariest thing he has ever filmed.

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(Mr. Fred) Rogers

In 1998, Philip Glass composed a soundtrack for this film. After shooting for this film wrapped every day, a Spanish language version starring Carlos Villarias was filmed on the same sets. Identify this film which was based on a 1924 play, which itself was based on a 1897 novel.

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Dracula

Give the name replaced by BLANK in the following dialogue (the character names have been replaced by the letters X, Y, and Z)

X: What's that one?

Y: What?

X: That one, there, on your arm.

Y: Oh, uh, that's a tattoo, I got that removed.

Z: Don't tell me, don't tell me..."Mother."

[Z roars with laughter]

Z: What is it -

[Y solemnly clamps a hand on Z's arm]

Y: Mr. Z, that's the BLANK.

[Z immediately stops laughing]

Z: You were on the BLANK?

X: What happened?

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(USS) Indianapolis (from Jaws)

In the film Psycho, Marion Crane works in a real estate office in which city (where the film opens)?

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Phoenix, Arizona

The red carpet premier for this film on 11 June 1982 was the same day that E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial opened to a wide audience. It opened to the general public two weeks later, the same day as Blade Runner. Most of this film takes place at "United States National Science Institute Station 4". Name the film which seriously under-performed at the box office, but went on to be a cult classic.

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The Thing

Which 1922 classic is subtitled eine Symphonie des Grauens? Willem Dafoe was nominated for an Oscar for portraying one of this film's actors in a movie that tells the fictional tale of this film's production.

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Nosferatu

This film grossed over US$45 million on a US$300,000 budget, and includes a famous piano theme played in an off 5/4 meter. While the villain has a very recognizable name, some literature refers to this film's killer simply as "The Shape".

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Halloween

According to some stories, William Alland got the idea for making this film while listening to stories told by a Mexican cinematographer at a party for the release of Citizen Kane. Clint Eastwood made his (uncredited) feature film debut in this 1954 film's sequel.

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Creature from the Black Lagoon

One memorable scene in this film takes place in a Piccadilly porn theater, where several victims of the title character suggest how he might kill himself. The director admitted that one song he wanted for the soundtrack that he couldn't get the rights for was "Moon Shadow" by Cat Stevens, who greatly objected to the film's content.

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An American Werewolf in London

Boris Karloff once lived in this building, located at 1 West 72nd Street. Identify this building which was used for filming (but renamed the fictitious "Bramford") for Rosemary's Baby. Notably it was the site of one of the most notorious murders of the last half-century.

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(the) Dakota (Apartments)

Jerry Garcia of The Grateful Dead fame has a cameo in this remake, one of the few film remakes considered at least as good as the original film. Robert Duvall also has a cameo as a creepy priest on a swing in the film's opening. This is the first film in which Leonard Nimoy's character dies, and a bagpipe version of "Amazing Grace" is heard near the film's ending.

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers