I was recently asked to come up with 20 trivia questions focused around Donald Hamilton’s long-running series of Matt Helm espionage thrillers. These stumpers can pertain not only to the more than two dozen Helm novels, but also to the films and short-lived TV series Hamilton’s character inspired. I’m supposed to submit my queries in early May.
It occurs to me that some Rap Sheet readers might find it
fun to contribute their own posers to this mix. I’ll gladly entertain any
and all suggestions. Please drop me a line--soon--at email@example.com. I ask only that whatever
Helm-related questions you submit also include the answers, as well as info
about where those answers can be found (either online or in the individual
So, who’s going to be the first reader to take on this challenge?