A 1931 Charlie Chaplin film & a West Coast bookstore open since 1953 both bear this name

Find out everything that you need to know about today’s Jeopardy episode, including the Final Jeopardy, clues and answers, and the contestants plus who won tonight!

CLUE: A 1931 Charlie Chaplin film & a West Coast bookstore open since 1953 both bear this name

ANSWER: City Lights

About Today’s Final Jeopardy – Wednesday, 12 July 2023

The shared name “City Lights” is used by both a classic 1931 Charlie Chaplin film and a bookstore that opened in 1953 on the West Coast.

Charlie Chaplin’s “City Lights,” a silent film in which he both directed and starred, is considered one of his finest works. In this film, Chaplin’s character, the Tramp, falls in love with a blind flower girl.

Meanwhile, the City Lights Bookstore, located in San Francisco, California, is a landmark in the literary world. Established by poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Peter D. Martin, the independent bookstore took its name from Chaplin’s film. As a significant meeting place for the Beat generation, City Lights Bookstore has served as a platform for progressive thought and culture since its inception.

Who Won Jeopardy Tonight? – Wednesday, 12 July 2023

Looking to find out who won Jeopardy tonight? Scroll down below to find out everyone’s final scores, as well as the scores after the Single Jeopardy and Double Jeopardy rounds!

Returning ChampionContestantContestant
Justin White
Director of Orchestra Personnel
Overland Park, Kansas
1 Day Winnings of $14,701

Final Score: $9,314
Round 2 Score: $4,800
Round 1 Score: $3,400
Ittai Sopher
Digital Journalist & News Producer
New Orleans, Louisiana

Winning Score: $12,401
Round 2 Score: $6,600
Round 1 Score: $5,800
Mia McGill
Communications Specialist
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Final Score: $12,200
Round 2 Score: $6,200
Round 1 Score: $4,200

Final Jeopardy Video – Wednesday, 12 July 2023

Watch all the videos from today’s Jeopardy episode below, including highlights, behind the scenes outtakes and full episodes.

Final Jeopardy is the final round of the popular American television game show Jeopardy!, in which participants test their knowledge in numerous areas by answering questions. In Final Jeopardy, participants are given a single clue and must wager a percentage of their existing earnings based on their confidence in their ability to successfully respond.

Each contestant surreptitiously writes down their wager during the commercial break. The Final Jeopardy clue is presented when the programme resumes, and participants have 30 seconds to write down their solution in the form of a question (e.g., “What is…?”). When the timer runs out, the host, reveals each contestant’s response and wager in ascending order of their pre-Final Jeopardy scores. The scores of contestants are adjusted based on whether their response is correct or incorrect, as well as the amount wagered. At the end of the round, the contestant with the highest score is proclaimed the winner.

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