Daily Question – 19

Released in the year of their deaths, which movie was dedicated to the memory of these two people?

The 1997 movie ‘Good Will Hunting’ was dedicated to the memory of the poet Allen Ginsberg (Visual 1) and the writer William S. Burroughs (Visual 2), both of whom had died earlier that year. 

Cracked by 17 of you! In order – Akila, DP, CR, zizzyphus, Sankhya, Guneet, vijaysarathy, Thomas Masun, bobo, anannyad, anon-on-narkotix, Srinivasan Rajagopal, BoFi, Thejaswi Udupa, kasthuri, citibank(rupt) and Wasi Manazir. Well done!

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21 responses to “Daily Question – 19

  1. That would be Allen Ginsberg and William S Burroughs and the movie dedicated to their memory is Good Will Hunting.

  2. Goodwill Hunting dedicated to William S Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg

  3. Navin Ragade

    My only guess is if the person in the visual 1 is “Stanley Kubrick”.

  4. Good Will Hunting released in 1997, dedicated to the memory of A) Allen Ginsberg and B) William Burroughs.

  5. Good Will Hunting in memory of Allen ginsberg and William S.Burroughs.

  6. Good ol’ Wikipedia says Good Will Hunting is dedicated to the memory of Allen Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs!

  7. The movie is “Good Will Hunting”.

    The famous persons are: Poet Allen Ginsberg and writer William S. Burroughs.

  8. vijaysarathy

    good will hunting

  9. manish mani

    Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles

  10. Allen ginsberg and William Burroughs.. Fear and loathing in las vegas??

  11. Dear Uncle:

    Sorry for being absent yesterday, uncle. I have faxed you a leave letter and a doctor’s note.

    The answer is “Good Will Hunting,” dedicated to Allen Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs. That movie in turn inspired the classic “Good Will Humping,” dedicated to Sumo.

    Kind regards,
    Thomas Masun

  12. Ginsberg and William S. B.

    Good Will Hunting.

  13. Good Will Hunting

  14. anon-on-narkotix

    “good will hunting” was dedicated to Ginsberg and William S Burroughs

  15. Good Will Hunting…

    The 2 dead blokes are Allen Ginsberg & William S Burroughs

  16. Ginsberg, Burroughs, Good Will Hunting

  17. Thejaswi Udupa

    Good Will Hunting

  18. good will hunting

  19. Goodwill Hunting was dedicated to Ginsberg & William Burroughs.
    Some banks are still hunting for some goodwill

  20. Wasi Manazir

    Goodwill Hunting
    dedicated to Allen Ginsberg
    n William Borroughs

  21. These are Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs who died in 1997. No idea of the movie though – perhaps As Good as it Gets.

    Sumo