Sunday, 4 May 2014

The Daily Teaser — 4-5-2014: Star Wars Day

Oh, that’s … better … 

Remember me saying I’ve had a headache for the past few days?   A rather nasty — and persistent — migraine.

Thankfully … ?

Thankfully, I managed to beg/borrow/steal some migraine  pills off my mum: ones which worked very well.

Boy, but I’m glad I’ve got family … !

Ahem … !

But let’s move on, shall we?

Yesterday’s Teaser was quiet: with no-one putting in their answers.

So let’s see who’s up for today’s Star Wars Day questions, shall we?

Here they are, along with the How ToLicense and video … 

Q1) For the seriously geeky, 4th May is Star Wars Day.   The seventh film in the series is due to be released in December of which year: 2014, 2015 or 2016 … ?
Q2) It’s recently been announced that many of the original cast have been hired to appear in that seventh film: who’s due to re-appear, as Han Solo … ?
Q3) The original Star Wars film was released on 25th May: of which year … ?
Q4) Veteran actor, James Earl Jones, is due to appear in a Broadway revival of You Can’t Take It With You.   Who’s voice did he provide, in the original series of Star Wars films … ?
Q5) According to a recent BBC report, bookmakers, Paddy Power are quoting odds of 66 to 1 on the new film being called Attack Of The … what?
Q6) John Boyega has been cast in the new Star Wars film.   In which 2011 film did he play Moses … ?
Q7) In the original film, the Death Star is destroyed by Luke Skywalker.   Who leads the squad that destroys the second Death Star, in Return Of The Jedi … ?
Q8) George Lucas famously created the original Star Wars franchise.   What was the name of the production company he created for the job … ?
Q9) The company was ALSO responsible for another well known franchise: starring Harrison Ford as which archeologist?
Q10) Finally … George Lucas’ company — now making Star Wars 7 — is now owned by WHICH media giant … ?
Here’s yesterday’s questions and answers …
Q1) 3rd May, 1951, saw the opening of the Festival Of Britain: by Britain’s then king.   Who was that king … ?
A1) The Queen’s father, George 6th.
Q2) More to the point, what’s the one venue left, from the Festival of Britain … ?
Q3) 3rd May, 1952, saw the first televised version of the Kentucky Derby: traditionally run by Thoroughbred horses.   Thoroughbreds have their origins in 17th and 18th Century where … ?
A3) England.
Q4) 3rd May is World Press Freedom Day.   Freedom of the Press is mention in which article of the UN Declaration of Human Rights … ?
Q5) 3rd May, 1921, saw West Virginia introduce a what: highway code, sales tax or public library system … ?
A5) Sales tax.
Q6) Finally … 3rd May, 1867, saw the birth of cricketer, J. T. Hearne.   He spent most of his county career playing for which side … ?
A6) Middlesex.
I’ll leave you with these two tunes …

And the cry of a man who’s dealing with fans …
“The fans are all upset. They’re always going to be upset. Why did he do it like this? And why didn’t he do it like this? They write their own movie, and then, if you don’t do their movie, they get upset about it.”
George Lucas.
Have a good day … 

1 comment:

Debbi said...

Hello! A teaser about one of my favorite film franchises! :)

1. 2015
2. Harrison Ford
3. 1977
4. Darth Vader
5. don't know
6. Attack the Block
7. Lando Calrissian
8. Lucasfilm
9. Indiana Jones
10. The Walt Disney Company