1950s Movie And TV Trivia: Quiz!

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1950s Movie And TV Trivia: Quiz!

Are you familiar with 1950’s movies and television? Films in the 1950s saw a wide array of different genres. Because of the introduction of television, the studios and companies set out to get audiences back to the theaters. They utilized unique methods to present their films, including cinemascope and techniques such as 3-D film. If you are interested in 1950’s movies and television, look no further than this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What year was An Affair To Remember, with Deborah Kerr and Cary Grant released?
    • A. 

      1953

    • B. 

      1957

    • C. 

      1955

    • D. 

      1959

  • 2. 
    Who became the host of Bandstand in 1956 at the age of 26?
    • A. 

      Kasey Kasem

    • B. 

      Frankie Lymon

    • C. 

      Alan Freed

    • D. 

      Dick Clark

  • 3. 
    What legendary actor of the screen and stage was in the 1951 movie, A Streetcar Named Desire?
    • A. 

      Marlon Brando

    • B. 

      James Dean

    • C. 

      Steve McQueen

    • D. 

      Elvis Presley

  • 4. 
    What is the name of the TV show that featured Jackie Gleason in 1951?
  • 5. 
    What movie from 1954, set in the Amazon, starred Clint Eastwood as a laboratory assistant?
  • 6. 
    What TV show ousted I Love Lucy from the #1 spot in the TV rating in October 1957?
    • A. 

      The $64,000 Question

    • B. 

      Gunsmoke

    • C. 

      Lassie

    • D. 

      The Danny Thomas Show

  • 7. 
    Name one of the two famous actresses in the 1953 film How to Marry a Millionaire.
  • 8. 
    In October 1950, the #1 rated TV show was the ______ Star Theater.
    • A. 

      Northern

    • B. 

      Dallas

    • C. 

      Wonder Bread

    • D. 

      Texaco

  • 9. 
    TV Guide was first published in ______________.