M is for Movies
In California, United States
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This cache is not found at the coordinates above, nor are they a good place to park your car. Instead, the posted coords are intended to give you a very general idea of where the cache might be located.
In order find M is for Movies, you'll need to start by watching "The Last of Sheila," a wonderful, campy whodunit from 1973. Once you've watched the film, answer the questions below to find the physical cache.
Where to find a copy of "The Last of Sheila"? Well, you've got a few options. Netflix, for one. Online retailers like Amazon.com are also an option. Don't wanna spend the big bucks to buy a copy? I'd be happy to loan you mine.
What makes this particular film a cult classic? A brief synopsis: Sheila Green is dead, the victim of a rather nasty hit-and-run. But the accident that took her life is just the start of the dark deeds. Sheila's husband, movie mogul Clinton Green, has an exceptionally wicked parlor game in mind, one that just might uncover Sheila's murderer. Along the way, there are puzzles to solve and old secrets to be revealed. The screenplay is by Anthony Perkins and Stephen Sondheim, names you might recognize; both are noted puzzle fanatics. Finally, this one is a feast for all the senses, as much of the film is set in the south of France.
A. The channel you'll need to watch to determine who has the "shoplifter" card.
B. The number of players that don't solve the second night's game MINUS Alice's position (from the left) in the crucial photograph taken by Clinton.
C. The second digit on the Sterling Hotel room key.
D. The number of cards "crumpled" by various players throughout the game.
E. The number of minutes Christine wants to tan on her stomach DIVIDED by 5.
F. The number of letters in the title of Tom's yet-to-be-produced screenplay MINUS the number of players that don't solve the first night's game.
Insert the results into the following: N33 36.ABC, W117 40.DEF. Checksum for the A through F values is 25. Have fun!
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"Who did this room? Parker Brothers?"--Joan Hackett, as Lee
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Last Checked: 06.26.11
Last Updated: on 9/25/2012 11:17:47 PM Pacific Daylight Time (6:17 AM GMT)
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum