publication date: Sunday, July 11, 2010 (part of Round XLIV)

category: Movies

clue: made Apu a household name long before the Kwik-E-Mart

explanation: Ray's most famous films are the Apu trilogy. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Ryan Dunn, and Sarah Kyle

trivia: Scott mistakenly thought he read somewhere that the Indian filmmaker Ray was actually born in Bangladesh, and planned this goo to represent Bangladesh in the Goo World Tour. When making final preparations to publish it, he discovered that Ray was indeed from India, and had to find a substitute to represent Bangladesh.


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