More Clowns by morbeedo

Champion(s):

RautY
The machines are winning


Runner(s)-Up:

Kloefkorn


Quiz Description

Because we could all use some more clowns in our life!

Full Results:

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1 RautY 525 97 15
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2 Kloefkorn 443 93 15
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3 quarterrican 385 88 15
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4 RonningD 384 84 15
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5 ElendilPickle 340 79 00
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9 RichmondJ 284 59 00
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22 DouglasLovesVixey 47 2 00
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Questions:

Consumed by desire for the alluring entertainer Lola Lola, an uptight and moralizing high school teacher is forced to assume a humiliating role as a cabaret clown and descends into madness in this 1930 German film.

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The Blue Angel (Der blaue Engel)

David Bowie strolls along a beach looking glam (and melancholy) as the Blue Clown in a 1980 music video. Name the video or the album featuring Bowie as this sad clown on its cover.

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Ashes to Ashes or Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)

The aging dancer and clownesse Cha-U-Kao is the subject of several paintings by this artist who found lurid inspiration in the cabarets of Montmartre in the late 19th century.

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Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

In the fourth season of this FX anthology television series, Twisty is the tragic and murderous clown whose terrifying, grinning mask hides an even more gruesome face (well, part of a face).

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American Horror Story

This French actor and filmmaker brought the sweet and bumbling persona of Monsieur Hulot to the screen in masterpieces of physical comedy like Play Time, My Uncle and Traffic.

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Jacques Tati

This wildly popular entertainer of the Regency era, whose memoirs were edited in 1838 by Charles Dickens, transformed the role of the clown in 19th century English pantomime and lent his name to the character, which came to be known as 'Joey'.

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Joseph Grimaldi

Perhaps best known for his theatrical clown work, this actor went toe to toe with Kathleen Turner on Broadway in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf (and won a Tony) and lent his voice to the robot TARS in the film Interstellar.

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Bill Irwin

The Anxious Clown is the name of a dining establishment on the coast of Lake Lachrymose in the book 'The Wide Window', the third installment of this 'extremely unpleasant' series of children’s books, recently adapted for television by Netflix.

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A Series of Unfortunate Events

This word for a street entertainer is derived from the Italian for 'to jump on a bench' and is also the name of a long-running Cirque du Soleil show described as 'an abundance of joyful and colorful acrobatics in a metropolis.'

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Saltimbanco

The Neo-Impressionist masterpiece Parade de Cirque (1887-88) is the center of a current exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art that explores representations of seasonal fairs and traveling circuses by this 19th century artist French artist and his contemporaries.

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Georges Seurat

Part documentary, part fiction, ‘I Clowns’ (1970) – directed by this influential Italian filmmaker who also made four Academy Award winning foreign language films – explores the human fascination with clowns and the circus.

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Federico Fellini

In the episode 'Love Under the Big Top' from the fifth season of this television series (1985-1992), Dorothy’s boyfriend dreams of abandoning a successful Miami law practice to join the circus and ends up defending her and her friends in court on a trespassing charge. Hilarity ensues.

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The Golden Girls