Quiz 3
on the
Director's
Audio Commentary
on
The
Muppet
Christmas
Carol

(1992)
As of:  2:30 p.m. E.D.T., Saturday, August 17, 2019


1. What does the Director say about the duet, "When Love Is Gone"?
He believes it's the first song Michael Caine ever sang for a film or television production.
He believes it's the first song Meredith Braun ever sang professionally.
He selected Meredith Braun to play Belle and sing this song with Michael Caine, because Michael Caine was romantically involved with her at the time this scene was filmed.
all of the above

2. What instrument was played to accompany Meredith Braun during her audition for the role of Belle?
a piano
a guitar
a violin
This is a trick question; Meredith Braun didn't audition for this role, but was selected merely because Michael Caine was romantically involved with her at the time.

3. Why was the Ghost of Christmas Past only filmed in oil one time?
It was too hard to keep the oil clean.
The oil was too expensive.
both of the above
This is a trick question; the Ghost of Christmas Past was always filmed in the open air, like every other character in this film.

4. What was the Ghost of Christmas Past filmed in, all but one time?
water
oil
a vacuum
This is a trick question; the Ghost of Christmas Past was always filmed in the open air, like every other character in this film.

5. What type of oil was the Ghost of Christmas Past filmed in?
olive oil
baby oil
hot Crisco
This is a trick question; the Ghost of Christmas Past was always filmed in the open air, like every other character in this film.

6. Why was it difficult to film the Ghost of Christmas Past?
She would fall apart in the water.
The Muppeteers who operated her, couldn't see her in the tank of oil or water she was filmed in.
She was the smallest Muppet ever filmed, at that time.
This is a trick question; she was one of the easiest characters to film.

7. What did the trees shown under the Ghost of Christmas Past, and Scrooge, have in common with the buildings seen during the opening credits?
They were only about a foot tall.
They were only about two feet tall.
They were only about three feet tall.
They were all real.

8. What does the Director say about Statler and Waldorf?
Their scene at Fozziwig's Christmas Party is the only time they appeared to be young.
The scene with Scrooge's door knocker is the only time Statler had ever been seen without Waldorf.
Statler and Waldorf were created specifically for this film, but went on to become two of the most popular Muppets.
This is a trick question; neither Statler nor Waldorf are ever seen or mentioned in this film, or in any of the "Bonus Features" on DVD or BluRay.

9. Miles Goodman wrote music for which of the following productions?
Little Shop of Horros (1986)
"Tales from the Crypt"
La Bamba (1987)
all of the above

10. Paul Williams wrote which of the following songs?
"We've Only Just Begun"
"An Old Fashioned Love Song"
"Rainy Days and Mondays"
all of the above

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