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3 minutes ago, Paulll said:

Great idea TopBilled!👍👍 I don't mean to rush you, but what exactly are the first set of questions?

I am just about to post them. Give me a minute. And thanks for your interest in this thread.

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Quiz 001

1. In which film was Charles Coburn top billed?

a) THE DEVIL AND MISS JONES (1941)

b) MY KINGDOM FOR A COOK (1943)

c) IMPACT (1949)

2. Trucolor western in which the main character is named Vienna:

a) JOHNNY GUITAR (1954)

b) JUBILEE TRAIL (1954)

c) THE LAST COMMAND (1955)

3. Who directed HOUSE OF WAX (1953) and CRIME WAVE (1953)?

a) Orson Welles

b) Fritz Lang

c) Andre de Toth

4. The murder of a child spawns hate and a blind rage for vengeance. 

a) THE TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE (1948)

b) TARGET UNKNOWN (1951)

c) REBEL IN TOWN (1956)

5. Which remake was more successful than the previous version?

a) THE MALTESE FALCON (1941)

b) PSYCHO (1998)

c) THE KARATE KID (2010)

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18 minutes ago, TopBilled said:

Answers for 001:

1. B
2. A
3. C
4. C
5. A

So Paulll, you had them all right!

Yay! If only I could be right about picking lottery numbers. Haha. 😂

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Quiz 002

1. In which film was Spencer Tracy NOT top billed?

a) BOYS TOWN (1938)

b) TEST PILOT (1938)

c) ADAM'S RIB (1949)

2. Received an Oscar as best supporting actress:

a) Hedy Lamarr

b) Janis Paige

c) Teresa Wright

3. Who directed AWAKENINGS (1990) and THE PREACHER'S WIFE (1996)?

a) Penny Marshall

b) Brenda Marshall

c) Alan Marshal

4. Became the basis for a hit television series. 

a) BRIDE BY MISTAKE (1944)

b) THE NAKED CITY (1948)

c) EXECUTIVE SUITE (1954)

5. An American nurse in London awaits the imminent arrival of wounded soldiers.

a) THE LITTLE FOXES (1941)

b) THE WHITE CLIFFS OF DOVER (1944)

c) BELOVED INFIDEL (1959)

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Quiz 003

1. Based on a story by Ernest Hemingway.

a) KING KONG (1933)

b) JEZEBEL (1938)

c) THE GUN RUNNERS (1958)

2. Received an Oscar as best supporting actor:

a) Victor Mature

b) Alan Arkin

c) Edward G. Robinson

3. Who produced THE BALLAD OF THE SAD CAFE (1991)?

a) Ismail Merchant

b) Natalie Merchant

c) Vivien Merchant

4. Bleak crime drama in the wintery Minnesota woods. 

a) MILLER'S CROSSING (1990)

b) FARGO (1996)

c) A SIMPLE PLAN (1998)

5. The queen of Republic Pictures.

a) Vera Ralston

b) Claire Trevor

c) Dale Evans

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Quiz 004

1. This performer earned two back to back Oscars:

a) Trevor Howard

b) Rita Hayworth

c) Tom Hanks

2. Box office champ in the 1960s & 1970s:

a) Betty Grable

b) Steve McQueen

c) Shirley Temple

3. Who wrote the story for THE UNGUARDED MOMENT (1956)?

a) Lana Turner

b) Esther Williams

c) Rosalind Russell

4. Wild horse paralyzes a boy, then is trained to help boy overcome disability. 

a) THE RED STALLION (1947)

b) THE STRAWBERRY ROAN (1948)

c) THE BLACK STALLION  (1979)

5. The queen of Warner Brothers.

a) Bette Davis

b) Judy Canova

c) Norma Shearer

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Quiz 005

1. Which performer from the original version of CAPE FEAR did not appear in the remake?

a) Gregory Peck

b) Polly Bergen

c) Robert Mitchum

2. Whose movie stardom occurred mainly in the 1930s?

a) Claudette Colbert

b) Herbert Marshall

c) Jean Harlow

3. Who sings the theme song for WILD IS THE WIND (1957)?

a) Johnny Mathis

b) Dinah Shore

c) Perry Como

4. The life of a Norwegian immigrant family in 1910 San Francisco centers around a woman and her detailed household budget.

a) BOYS TOWN (1938)

b) THE BIG SLEEP (1946)

c) I REMEMBER MAMA  (1948)

5. Played the title character in a 1970 Eurotrash version of Dorian Gray.

a) Michael York

b) Helmut Berger

c) Tim Curry

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