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Dementia Cafe ☕️ Guess The MUSICAL MOVIE



Here is another Dementia Cafe Quiz. This time, ask members if they can guess the name of the musical movies from the stills provided. If they get stuck, you could play a music clip to help with recall, or indeed just play the songs for enjoyment. There are 50 in all, so you might want to split the session?


Don't forget to discuss the movies/musicals as you go along. Which do members rate the best and the worst? Which have they seen in a stage show? What is their favourite song from each movie/musical? (NB. Several stage shows which have not yet made it to film are included.)


If members like or love a movie you touch on, you could link across to YouTube clips to play the full song/video.


Hope your members like this one. Please do let me know how you get on.





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Here are some questions to go with the pictures, if you want to make it more of a quiz:


Which group provided the music for this movie?

What were the names of the two rival gangs?

What was the "Alley Cat" called?

How old was Liesl?

What breed of dog was Lady?

What were their character's names?

Where was this musical set (name the island)?

There are 8 states of the USA that begin and end with a vowel. Can you name the other 7?

In this movie, what was Lee Marvin's character born under?

Name the actor/singer?

What is the country formerly known as Siam now called?

Who starred in this production?

In which country was this musical set?

Which pair composed/wrote this musical (and several others in this list)?

What is the name of this actor/singer?

Who played the Mother Superior in this movie?

What invention was this movie about?

Who wrote the book on which this musical is based?

Name the actresses/singers?

Name the club where this movie is set?

What dance is associated with the "Red Windmill" in Paris?

What were they looking for?

Name the actress/singer?

Which Christmas song came from this movie?

What was Barbra's hit record which came from this movie?

Who originally wrote/composed the song 'I Will Always Love You'?

What was the lead character's name?

Who wrote the book on which this musical is based?

What "helps the medicine go down"?

Name the lady and gentleman on the bed?

Name the characters?

Who wrote the songs for this movie?

Who plays 'Beauty' in this movie?

Name the inventor?

In which country was this musical set?

Name the actress/singer?

At the end of this movie, what ballet did he lead the dance in?

What were their former jobs?

What were they making in the most ?erotic? scene in this movie?

Complete the saying "Nobody puts Baby ..."?

Which group originally had the hits songs on which this movie is based & can you name them?

What was his real name (the original singer-songwriter)?

What was his real name (the original singer-songwriter)?

What sign is written large on the hills above this city?

On which real person was this movie based?

Which TV quiz is associated with the one on the right, who wrote/composed this musical?

What was the name of her dog?

What were the little people in this movie called?

Name these four Christmas movie stars?

Which "Bunny Boiler" starred in this stage musical?


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Here are the answers, by way of movie posters ...






Which group provided the music for this movie? THE BEE GEES

What were the names of the two rival gangs? JETS & SHARKS

What was the "Alley Cat" called? THOMAS O'MALLEY

How old was Liesl? 16 GOING ON 17

What breed of dog was Lady? AMERICAN COCKER SPANIEL

What were their character's names? SANDY OLSSON & DANNY ZUKO

Where was this musical set (name the island)? BALI ('BALI HIGH' WAS THE TITLE OF ONE OF ITS SONGS)

There are 8 states of the USA that begin and end with a vowel. Can you name the other 7? ALABAMA. OHIO. INDIANA. OKLAHOMA. ARIZONA. ALASKA. IOWA. IDAHO.

In this movie, what was Lee Marvin's character born under? "A WANDERING STAR"

Name the actor/singer? CHAIM TOPOL

What is the country formerly known as Siam now called? THAILAND

Who starred in this production? DONNY OSMOND

In which country was this musical set? ARGENTINA

Which pair composed/wrote this musical (and several others in this list)? ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER & TIM RICE

What is the name of this actor/singer? MICHAEL CRAWFORD

Who played the Mother Superior in this movie? MAGGIE SMITH

What invention was this movie about? TALKING MOVIES

Who wrote the book on which this musical is based? VICTOR HUGO

Name the actresses/singers? CATHERINE ZETA JONES & RENE ZELLWEGER

Name the club where this movie is set? 'KIT KAT CLUB', BERLIN

What dance is associated with the "Red Windmill" in Paris? THE CAN CAN

What were they looking for? TIN MAN - HEART, SCARECROW - WISDOM (A BRAIN), COWARDLY LION - COURAGE, DOROTHY - TO GO HOME

Name the actress/singer? DORIS DAY

Which Christmas song came from this movie? 'HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS'

What was Barbra's hit record which came from this movie? 'EVERGREEN'

Who originally wrote/composed the song 'I Will Always Love You'? DOLLY PARTON

What was the lead character's name? ELIZA DOOLITTLE

Who wrote the book on which this musical is based? CHARLES DICKENS

What "helps the medicine go down"? "A SPOONFUL OF SUGAR"

Name the lady and gentleman on the bed? DAVID TOMLINSON & ANGELA LANSBURY

Name the characters? BALOO, MOWGLIE & BAGHEERA