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Al Hirschfeld: Quiz


Question 1: When he returned to the United States a friend showed one of his drawings to an editor at the New York Herald Tribune, which got him commissions for that newspaper and ________.
The Boston GlobeInternational Herald TribuneThe New York Times CompanyThe New York Times

Question 2: He followed that with a collection of silent film stars including Rudolph Valentino, ZaSu Pitts and ________.
The General (1927 film)Buster Keaton filmographyBuster KeatonCharlie Chaplin

Question 3: During Hirschfeld's nearly eight-decade career, he gained fame by illustrating the entire casts of various Broadway plays, which would appear to accompany reviews in ________.
The New York Times CompanyInternational Herald TribuneThe New York TimesThe Boston Globe

Question 4: In 2002, Al Hirschfeld was awarded the ________.
United StatesNational Medal of ArtsPete SeegerBob Hope

Question 5: It reopened on November 23, 2003 with a revival of the musical ________.
Wonderful TownCompany (musical)Applause (musical)Hallelujah, Baby!

Question 6: The collection included drawings of Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Edgar Bergen (with Charlie McCarthy), Jack Benny, Fanny Brice, ________ and Lou Costello.
Bud AbbottWho's on First?The Abbott and Costello ShowAbbott and Costello

Question 7: Hirschfeld drew some of the original movie posters for ________'s films, as well as The Wizard of Oz.
Charlie ChaplinThe Gold RushThe Great DictatorCharlie Chaplin filmography

Question 8: Born in St. Louis, Missouri, he moved with his family to New York City where he received his art training at the ________.
Abstract expressionismNational Academy of DesignArt Students League of New YorkMark Rothko

Question 9: He was commissioned by ________ to illustrate a preview magazine featuring the network's new TV programming in fall 1963.
American Broadcasting CompanyThe CW Television NetworkNBCCBS

Question 10: One of the programs was ________, and Hirschfeld's caricature of the show's host Allen Funt outraged Funt so much he threatened to leave the network if the magazine were issued.
Jack PaarHidden cameraArthur GodfreyCandid Camera

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