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1. Which film did John Ford NOT win an Oscar for directing?

      The Grapes of Wrath
      The Quiet Man
      How Green Was My Valley

2. What year were the following films released?    


3. Which is a accurate description of a hard-boiled detective character portrayed by Humphrey Bogart?

      Raymond Chandler's Sam Spade in the Maltese Falcon
      Dashiell Hammett's Phillip Marlowe in the Maltese Falcon
      Raymond Chandler's Phillip Marlowe in the Big Sleep
      Dashiell Hammett's Sam Spade in the Big Sleep

4. What is the title of a 1963 film featuring Paul Newman as a beer drinkin', bar fightin', womanizin' rancher?


5. What was the first year the Oscar was awarded?


6. Which Alfred Hitchcock movie poster is a fraud?



7. What was the name of the Thin Man's dog?


8. In which film did Katherine Hepburn NOT win a Best Actress Oscar for?

    The Lion in Winter
    On Golden Pond
    Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
    The African Queen
    Morning Glory

9. What actor catapulted to the top of the charts in his 1958 Crooning album "You're My Girl"?


10. Who did not star in a film adaptation of a Tennessee Williams play?

    Paul Newman
    Marlon Brando
    Montgomery Clift
    Rock Hudson

11. Who played opposite of William Holden in the 1955 film "Picnic"?


12. Which film is not a John Ford Western?

    High Noon
    The Searchers
    The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

13. Which 1974 film starred Jack Nicholson as Jake Gettis, a no-nonsense LA private eye?


14. "Witness for the Prosecution" is a 1957 courtroom drama based on a play by whom?


15. What year were the following films released?    


16. Who played Atticus Finch in the 1962 film "To Kill A Mockingbird"?
    Cary Grant
    Gregory Peck
    Kirk Douglas
    Peter Ustinov                                                                                            



All questions written by Mack Shippen, copyright 2000
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