Movie Trivia - 1957

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  • 1. 

    Who stared in the 1957 movie "Funny Face"?

    • A.

      Gene Kelly and Cyd Charisse

    • B.

      Donald O'Connor and Peggy Ryan

    • C.

      Fred Astaire and Audrey Hepburn

    Correct Answer
    C. Fred Astaire and Audrey Hepburn
    Explanation
    Fred Astaire and Audrey Hepburn starred in the 1957 movie "Funny Face".

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  • 2. 

    Which movie won the 1957 Academy Award for Best Picture?

    • A.

      Around the World in 80 Days

    • B.

      Witness for the Prosecution

    • C.

      The Bridge on the River Kwai

    Correct Answer
    A. Around the World in 80 Days
    Explanation
    Around the World in 80 Days won the 1957 Academy Award for Best Picture.

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  • 3. 

    1957 movie staring Henry Fonda and Lee J. Cobb - "__________Angry Men"

    Correct Answer
    12
    twelve
    Explanation
    The correct answer for this question is "12" or "twelve" because the question is asking for the number of men in the movie "__________Angry Men" that starred Henry Fonda and Lee J. Cobb. The movie in question is "12 Angry Men," which is a classic film from 1957.

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  • 4. 

    What movie do the following song lyrics by the Jefferson Airplane refer to:"One pill makes you larger And one pill makes you small And the ones that mother gives you Don't do anything at all Go ask Alice When she's ten feet tall"

    Correct Answer
    Alice in Wonderland
    Explanation
    The song lyrics by the Jefferson Airplane, specifically the line "Go ask Alice when she's ten feet tall," refer to the movie Alice in Wonderland. This line is a direct reference to Alice's adventures in Wonderland, where she encounters various magical and surreal experiences, including growing in size after consuming a pill. The mention of Alice and the theme of changing sizes align with the iconic story of Alice in Wonderland.

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  • 5. 

    How many movies did Bob Hope star in?

    • A.

      76

    • B.

      91

    • C.

      64

    Correct Answer
    B. 91
    Explanation
    Bob Hope starred in a total of 91 movies. This indicates that throughout his career, he had a prolific presence in the film industry. His extensive filmography showcases his versatility as an actor and his ability to captivate audiences across various genres. From comedies to dramas, Bob Hope's talent and charisma allowed him to leave a lasting impact on the world of cinema.

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  • 6. 

    In what country and area did the movie "Creature from the Black Lagoon" take place?

    • A.

      Colombia

    • B.

      Ecuador

    • C.

      Brazil

    Correct Answer
    C. Brazil
    Explanation
    The movie "Creature from the Black Lagoon" takes place in Brazil. This can be inferred from the fact that the question asks about the country and area where the movie is set, and Brazil is one of the options provided.

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  • 7. 

    Who played the starring role in the movie "Pay Joey"

    • A.

      Joey Bishop

    • B.

      Dean Martin

    • C.

      Frank Sinatra

    Correct Answer
    C. Frank Sinatra
    Explanation
    Frank Sinatra played the starring role in the movie "Pay Joey".

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  • 8. 

    In the movie starring Van Heflin and Glenn Ford, what time was the train to Yuma leaving?

    • A.

      1:10

    • B.

      3:10

    • C.

      2:10

    Correct Answer
    B. 3:10
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 3:10. In the movie, the train to Yuma was scheduled to leave at 3:10.

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  • 9. 

    Who was the male actor starring in the movie "April Love"?

    • A.

      Elvis Presley

    • B.

      Troy Donahue

    • C.

      Pat Boone

    Correct Answer
    C. Pat Boone
    Explanation
    Pat Boone was the male actor starring in the movie "April Love".

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  • 10. 

    What movie has Madison Avenue-trained Navy men handling public relations on a South Pacific island during World War II.

    • A.

      Hell Cat's of the Navy

    • B.

      Don't Go Near the Water

    • C.

      Anchors Away

    Correct Answer
    B. Don't Go Near the Water
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Don't Go Near the Water." This movie portrays Madison Avenue-trained Navy men who are tasked with handling public relations on a South Pacific island during World War II. The film explores the challenges and comedic situations that arise as these men navigate their roles in a unique and unfamiliar environment.

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  • 11. 

    What famous TV sheriff starred in the movie "A Face in the Crowd"?

    • A.

      Hugh O'Brian (Wyatt Earp)

    • B.

      Andy Griffith (Andy Taylor)

    • C.

      James Arness (Matt Dillon)

    Correct Answer
    B. Andy Griffith (Andy Taylor)
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Andy Griffith (Andy Taylor) because Andy Griffith played the role of Sheriff Andy Taylor in the TV show "The Andy Griffith Show" which ran from 1960 to 1968. "A Face in the Crowd" is a 1957 film in which Andy Griffith portrayed a different character, but he is best known for his role as Sheriff Andy Taylor.

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  • 12. 

    Who was in all of the following three movies?Rebel Without a CauseThe Young Don't CryRock Pretty Baby

    • A.

      Sal Mineo

    • B.

      James Dean

    • C.

      John Saxon

    Correct Answer
    A. Sal Mineo
    Explanation
    Sal Mineo was the actor who appeared in all three movies mentioned: Rebel Without a Cause, The Young Don't Cry, and Rock Pretty Baby.

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  • 13. 

    "Hold That Hypnotist" starred:

    • A.

      Bud Abbot and Lou Costello

    • B.

      The Three Stooges

    • C.

      The Bowery Boys

    Correct Answer
    C. The Bowery Boys
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Bowery Boys. "Hold That Hypnotist" is a comedy film that starred The Bowery Boys, a popular comedic group in the 1940s and 1950s. Bud Abbott and Lou Costello were a different comedic duo known for their own films, while The Three Stooges were a separate comedy group. Therefore, the correct answer is The Bowery Boys.

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  • 14. 

    What war hero starred in "The Guns of Fort Petticoat?

    • A.

      John Wayne

    • B.

      Audrey Murphy

    • C.

      Glenn Ford

    Correct Answer
    B. Audrey Murphy
    Explanation
    The war hero who starred in "The Guns of Fort Petticoat" is Audrey Murphy.

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  • 15. 

    Frank Sinatra starred in "The Joker is _________"

    Correct Answer
    wild
    Explanation
    Frank Sinatra starred in a film titled "The Joker is Wild."

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  • 16. 

    In the movie series about Ma & Pa Kettle, what were their real movie names?

    • A.

      Maud and Oscar Kettle

    • B.

      Gertrude and Percival Kettle

    • C.

      Phoebe and Franklin Kettle

    Correct Answer
    C. Phoebe and Franklin Kettle
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Phoebe and Franklin Kettle.

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  • 17. 

    Who was NOT in the movie "Mr. Rock and Roll"

    • A.

      Little Richard

    • B.

      Alan Freed

    • C.

      Fats Domino

    Correct Answer
    C. Fats Domino
    Explanation
    Fats Domino was not in the movie "Mr. Rock and Roll".

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  • 18. 

    Who was "The Oklahoman" in the 1957 movie of the same name?

    • A.

      Glenn Ford

    • B.

      Henry Fonda

    • C.

      Joel McCrea

    Correct Answer
    C. Joel McCrea
    Explanation
    In the 1957 movie "The Oklahoman," the character referred to as "The Oklahoman" was played by Joel McCrea.

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  • 19. 

    Who was "Pulbic Pigeon NO. 1"?

    • A.

      Bob Hope

    • B.

      Red Skelton

    • C.

      Jerry Lewis

    Correct Answer
    B. Red Skelton
    Explanation
    Red Skelton was known as "Public Pigeon No. 1". He was an American comedian and actor who gained popularity for his television show, "The Red Skelton Show". Skelton was often referred to as the "clown prince of comedy" and was known for his slapstick humor and lovable characters. His talent and charisma made him a beloved figure in the entertainment industry, earning him the nickname "Public Pigeon No. 1".

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  • 20. 

    The movie "Three Faces of Eve" starred whom?

    • A.

      Joanne Woodward

    • B.

      Bette Davis

    • C.

      Susan Hayward

    Correct Answer
    A. Joanne Woodward
    Explanation
    Joanne Woodward starred in the movie "Three Faces of Eve."

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  • 21. 

    "The Wings of Eagles" starred:

    • A.

      Glenn Ford

    • B.

      Barbara Standwick

    • C.

      John Wayne

    Correct Answer
    C. John Wayne
    Explanation
    "The Wings of Eagles" starred John Wayne.

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  • 22. 

    What male actor starred in the following three 1957 movies:The DeerslayerThe Quite GunThe Abominable Snowman of the Himalayas

    • A.

      Tyrone Power

    • B.

      Forrest Tucker

    • C.

      Rod Steiger

    Correct Answer
    B. Forrest Tucker
    Explanation
    Forrest Tucker is the correct answer because he is the male actor who starred in the three 1957 movies mentioned: The Deerslayer, The Quiet Gun, and The Abominable Snowman of the Himalayas.

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