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Quiz Description

Answer the following about Oscar nominations.

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Questions:

Name the woman, who with 8, has the most nominations of any woman for Best Picture. She is a frequent producing collaborator with one of the two men who have more nominations than she does, Steven Spielberg.

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Kathleen Kennedy

There are 21 actors who have credited roles in films that won back-to-back Best Picture Oscars, but only two of them were nominated for their work in both of those films. Name either one - one got nods for Best Supporting Actress in 1978 and 1979 (winning the latter), while the other scored nominations for Best Actor in 2000 and 2001 (winning for the former).

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Meryl Streep (The Deer Hunter & Kramer vs Kramer) OR Russell Crowe (Gladiator & A Beautiful Mind)

The Color Purple is sadly best remembered for its being shut out on its 11 Oscar nominations. Which 1977 film was the only other film to get as many as 11 nominations and get shut out. This film, featuring Shirley MacLaine and Anne Bancroft as ballet dancers.

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The Turning Point

Documentary films only rarely get nominated for an Oscar other than in a documentary film category. Telling the story of writer-director Ari Folman's internal search for memories over his service in the 1982 Lebanon War, identify the 2008 film which simultaneously became the first documentary and first animated film to receive a nomination for the Best International Feature Film Oscar (and yet was never nominated for the Best Documentary Feature Oscar).

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Waltz with Bashir (Vals Im Bashir)

The following is a list of the most nominated individuals in which Oscar category?

Leon Shamroy (18)

Charles Lang (18)

Robert Surtees (15)

Roger Deakins (15)

Harry Stradling (14)

George J. Folsey (13)

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Cinematography

Disney Studios practically owns the rights to the Best Animated Short Oscar - the studio has 49 nominations and 18 wins. Which studio, with 23 nominations and 9 wins is second to Disney? This studio's greatest success was with the work of producer Pat Quimby who won Oscars for works such as The Yankee Doodle Mouse, The Cat Concerto, and The Two Mouseketeers.

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MGM (Metro Goldwyn Mayer - they were Tom & Jerry cartoons) (edited at 4:05 am, April 3, 2021 (BST))

2021 saw Andra Day earn her first Oscar nomination (for Best Actress). What other person, 49 years earlier, earned her first (and only) acting Oscar nomination (for Best Actress) for playing the same role as Ms. Day? This marks only the third time an actress has been nominated for the same character that had earned another actress a previous nomination (Name the actress, not the character).

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Diana Ross (Billie Holiday in "Lady Sings the Blues")

The Best Animated Feature Film, introduced in 2001, has been dominated by Pixar with Disney and DreamWorks picking up most of the crumbs. Which studio has seen 6 nominations for films such as The Wind Rises, The Tale of the Princess Kaguya, and When Marnie Was There, but has only scored a single win, in 2002, for Spirited Away?

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(Studio) Ghibli

Six composers have scored at least 10 nominations for their work, and all of them except two have won at least 4 trophies. Name the now deceased composer who went 0-for-14 in the Original Score category, despite scores for A Streetcar Named Desire, Spartacus, Cleopatra, and The Shoes of the Fisherman. In 1986, he became the first composer to receive an honorary Oscar for lifetime achievement. Would he have won had his score for 2001: A Space Odyssey not been replaced by Kubrick? Who knows?

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Alex North

First and Last name needed. This still working man is the other 0-for-14 composer. Despite composing as far back in 1984 for Revenge of the Nerds, this guy didn't get his first nomination until 1994 for The Shawshank Redemption. Name this composer, more recently nominated for films such as Finding Nemo, WALL-E, Skyfall, and 1917, the son of 9-time winner Alfred, and cousin to Randy who finally won his first Oscar on nomination #16. First and Last name needed.

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Thomas Newman

35 directors have been nominated for the Best Director Oscar for directing a film that was not primarily filmed in the English language. Earning his nominations between 1961 and 1975, who is the only director to be nominated for Best Director four times while directing largely non-English language films (one more nomination than Ingmar Bergman)?

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Federico Fellinni

Whose name is missing from the top of this list, showing the most nominated individuals in a particular category. Give the name of the person missing on the list, not the category.

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Charles LeMaire (16)

Irene Sharaff (15)

Sandy Powell (15)

Jean Louis (14)

Colleen Atwood (12)

Dorothy Jeakins (12)

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Edith Head (Costuming)