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Posted on Mon. Feb. 24, 2014 - 12:01 am EDT

TV Diary: Test your knowledge of Oscar winners

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With the Academy Awards presentation 7 p.m. Sunday on ABC, Turner Classic Movies is in the final stretch of its “31 Days of Oscar,” which recognizes nominees from various categories each night.

During this last week, TCM will honor Best Black/White Art Direction — Set Decoration (1965) today; Best Cinematography, Black and White (1947) Tuesday; Best Actress (1931-32) Wednesday; Best Actor (1943) Thursday; Best Picture (1967) Saturday; Best Picture (1935) Sunday; and Best Special Effects (1958) March 3.

In honor of the Oscars, here is a two-part quiz.

1. Humphrey Bogart received his only Academy Award for Best Actor for which film?

2. Clark Gable received his only Academy Award for Best Actor in which film?

3. How many times has Meryl Streep received a nomination? How many has she won?

4. How many awards did Hepburn receive and for what movies?

5. Who received the longest standing ovation at the awards program? How long?

Answers: 1. “The African Queen” (1951). 2. “It Happened One Night” (1934). 3. 18 times, with three wins for “Kramer vs. Kramer” (1979), best supporting actress, “Sophie's Choice” (1983), best actress and “The Iron Lady” (2012), best actress. 4. Four Oscars for “Morning Glory” (1933), “Guess Who's Coming to Dinner” (1967), “The Lion in Winter” (1968) and “On Golden Pond” (1981). 5. Charlie Chaplin, 12 minutes.

skrieg@news-sentinel.com


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