Sean Williams, Megan Milette, Averey Meloche, and Kenneth CaugheySean Williams, Megan Milette, Averey Meloche, and Kenneth Caughey in the University Players production of “The 39 Steps.” Photo by Douglas MacLellan.

Quiz questions to test movie music mavens

University Players is offering DailyNews readers a chance to win two tickets to see its staging of The 39 Steps, through December 3 in the Essex Hall Theatre.

Wednesday through Saturday performances are at 8 p.m.; weekend matinees are at 2 p.m. For more information or tickets, call 519-253-3000, ext. 2808, or visit

To enter the contest, just send your answers to the following three trivia questions on music from Alfred Hitchcock movies. The winner will be selected at random from all correct responses received by 4 p.m. Tuesday, November 28.

  1. Which 1938 thriller features a coded message hidden in a tune?
    a) The Lady Vanishes
    b) North by Northwest
    c) Notorious
    d) Rear Window
    e) Strangers on a Train
  2. Doris Day’s performance of which song leads to the recovery of a kidnap victim in 1956’s The Man Who Knew Too Much?
    a) Dream a Little Dream of Me
    b) Que Sera, Sera
    c) Secret Love
    d) Sentimental Journey
    e) When I Fall in Love
  3. Which 1945 psychological mystery earned composer Miklós Rózsa the Academy Award for best original score?
    a) Dial M for Murder
    b) Foreign Correspondent
    c) Spellbound
    d) Suspicion
    e) Vertigo

Contest is open to all readers of the DailyNews. Send an e-mail with your responses to One entry per contestant, please. Note: the decision of the judge in determining the most correct response is inviolable.