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Saint Christopher was sometimes depicted as a dog-headed cannibal, perhaps because dog-headed deities were sometimes seen in the ancient world. Egypt's Anubis was a good example. Dog-headed-ness is called cynocephalus, by the way. As for St. Christopher, he is the saint who supposedly carried Jesus across the river when Jesus was posing as a very heavy child.

What Wild West figure has been played by Kevin Costner (in a film named for the character), Henry Fonda ("My Darling Clementine"), Burt Lancaster ("Gunfight at the O.K. Corral"), Kurt Russell ("Tombstone"), Jimmy Stewart ("Cheyenne Autumn") and James Garner (twice)?

A) Daniel Boone

B) Davy Crockett

C) Wyatt Earp

D) Jesse James

Previous answer: The awful TV show is Jerry Springer's.

TRIVIA FANS: Send the trivia questions you've always wanted answered, or original TriviaBits ideas of your own, with your full name and hometown, to Paul Paquet at paul@triviahalloffame.com or visit him online at www.triviahalloffame.com.

Paul Paquet has been writing trivia since the early 1990s and has written roughly 100,000 questions.

For more, visit triviahalloffame.com or email him at paul@triviahalloffame.com.

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