Link round (8): 10 questions

  1. Which fictional wild west hero has been played in film and TV by Clayton Moore and Arnie Hammer?
  2. What title character appears in the second longest running musical in the West End, and has been played in the musical by Michael Crawford and in film by Lon Chaney?
  3. Who famously ate the liver of his census taker with some fava beans and a nice chianti?
  4. Who is the superhero alter ego of Peter Parker?
  5. What is the Spanish word for fox, also the name of a famous fictional swordsman created by Johnston McCulley?
  6. Which American heavy metal band’s nine members include Corey Taylor and Shawn Crahan, and have had hits with Wait and Bleed and Spit it Out?
  7. Which superhero’s name is also the name of a city and province in Southeastern Turkey?
  8. Which film character was played physically by David Prowse and in voice by James Earl Jones?
  9. Which first name is shared by the director of Its a Wonderful Life, the 1995 WBC Heavyweight champion, and Chelsea’s all-time leading scorer?
  10. What links the above 9 answers?

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  1. Which fictional wild west hero has been played in film and TV by Clayton Moore and Arnie Hammer?
    A: The Lone Ranger
  2. What title character appears in the second longest running musical in the West End, and has been played in the musical by Michael Crawford and in film by Lon Chaney?
    A: The Phantom of the Opera
  3. Who famously ate the liver of his census taker with some fava beans and a nice chianti?
    A: Hannibal Lecter
  4. Who is the superhero alter ego of Peter Parker?
    A: Spiderman
  5. What is the Spanish word for fox, also the name of a famous fictional swordsman created by Johnston McCulley?
    A: Zorro
  6. Which American heavy metal band’s nine members include Corey Taylor and Shawn Crahan, and have had hits with Wait and Bleed and Spit it Out?
    A: Slipknot
  7. Which superhero’s name is also the name of a city and province in Southeastern Turkey?
    A: Batman (and they seem reasonably keen to cash in on the connection in quite an inventive way, as you can read here)
  8. Which film character was played physically by David Prowse and in voice by James Earl Jones?
    A: Darth Vader (though apparently Prowse is not that happy about it as you can read here)
  9. Which first name is shared by the director of Its a Wonderful Life, the 1995 WBC Heavyweight champion, and Chelsea’s all-time leading scorer?
    A: Frank (the rabbit from Donnie Darko)
  10. What links the above 9 answers?
    A: All famous for wearing masks

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