The opening scene of Psycho takes place in which city?
Psycho’s opening scene is unusually precise about when it takes place. When is that?
|Wednesday, February 4, 3:18 p.m.|
|Tuesday, August 23, 4:41 p.m.|
|Friday, December 11, 2:43 p.m.|
|Thursday, July 1, 1:38 p.m.|
Tomorrow’s the day Mr Cassidy’s little girl is getting married. What is he buying her as a gift?
|a diamond necklace|
|a cruise around the world|
How much money is Marion given to take to the bank?
Marion decides instead to take the money and leave town. Spooked after an encounter with a policeman, she buys a new car. What is the name of the dealership?
Marion checks into the Bates Motel. What name does she use?
The Bates Motel is only fifteen miles from the town Sam lives in. What is the town’s name?
The Bates Motel has the same number of cabins as it has vacancies. How many cabins are there at the Bates Motel?
Norman Bates shows Marion around her room. He is too embarrassed to say which word?
Mrs Bates refuses Norman’s request to bring strange young girls in for supper... by candlelight, she supposes, in the cheap erotic fashion of cheap erotic minds. And then what? After supper?
Where does Marion hide the money?
|in the Bible|
|folded up in a newspaper|
|in her suitcase lining|
|in the toilet cistern|
The parlor of the Bates Motel is decorated all over with:
What is Norman’s hobby?
According to Bates, what role does a mother fulfill in a boy’s life?
|his best friend|
|his comfort in life|
|his anchor that keeps him from going adrift|
|the pillow he puts his head down on|
Marion tells Norman her real surname. What is it?
After grappling with her conscience, Marion decides to go back to Phoenix with the money in the morning. But she is gruesomely murdered:
|in the shower|
|in the parlor|
|in the closet|
|in her bed|
Marion’s sister Lila appears, concerned about Marion’s disappearance. Lila is played by which actress?
|Barbara Bel Geddes|
The name of Marion’s boyfriend is:
A private investigator appears on the scene, after Marion and the missing money. His name is:
The next victim of Mrs Bates is:
Mrs Chambers helped Norman pick out the dress his mother was buried in. What colour was it?
Mrs Bates poisoned and herself with:
Where does Norman take his mother to hide?
|the fruit cellar|
Lila and Sam check into the Bates Motel, to look for evidence that Marion was there. Where do they find it?
|the writing desk|
Lila sneaks into the Bates house and looks around Mrs Bates’ bedroom. Of the many strange and creepy things in the room, what is not one of them?
|all of the shoes are clean and polished|
|the dressing table is covered with recently-used cosmetics|
|a mink coat draped across the rocking chair|
|the imprint of a body on the bed|
Lila then enters Norman’s child-like room. Which Beethoven symphony is on the record player?
|No. 6, Pastoral|
|No 9, Choral|
|No. 3, Eroica|
What is the last thing Lila looks at in Norman’s room?
|a jar of fingernails|
Norman as his mother arrives to attack Lila, but is stopped at the last second by Sam. As he is grappled, Norman screams “I’m ______ Bates.”. What is Mrs Bates’ first name?
What is the last shot in the movie?
|a shot of Norman with a voiceover by Mrs Bates, condemning her own son|
|Lila and Sam exiting the police station|
|Marion’s car being dragged out of the swamp|
|a skull, superimposed over Norman’s face|
Bonus Question: Of the following, which is not true?
|Psycho was the first Hollywood movie to show a toilet flushing on screen|
|while on set, Alfred Hitchcock would continually refer to Anthony Perkins as “Master Bates”|
|the car Marion drives to the Bates motel is the same car that was used by the Cleaver family in Leave it to Beaver|
|to get the right scream from Janet Leigh, Alfred Hitchcock arranged for the hot water to be turned off just as Mother attacked|