Movies Of The 1940's And 1950's Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Who directed the 1941 film "Citizen Kane"?
    • A. 

      Frank Capra

    • B. 

      Alfred Hitchcock

    • C. 

      John Huston

    • D. 

      Orson Welles

  • 2. 
    In the 1944 film "Double Indemnity" what was Fred MacMurray's character's profession?
    • A. 

      Bartender

    • B. 

      Insurance Salesman

    • C. 

      Detective

    • D. 

      Lawyer

  • 3. 
    In the 1954 film "Rear Window", what was James Stewart's profession?
    • A. 

      Photographer

    • B. 

      Writer

    • C. 

      Prize Fighter

    • D. 

      Detective

  • 4. 
    Who directed the 1954 film "Rear Window"?
    • A. 

      Alfred Hitchcock

    • B. 

      Elia Kazan

    • C. 

      Billy Wilder

    • D. 

      Stanley Kubrick

  • 5. 
    In the 1959 film "North by Northwest", which landmark was recreated for the film?
    • A. 

      Statue Of Liberty

    • B. 

      Empire State Building

    • C. 

      Niagra Falls

    • D. 

      Mt. Rushmore

  • 6. 
    Gloria Swanson plays silent film star Norma Desmond in which 1950's film?
    • A. 

      Ace in the Hole

    • B. 

      A Face in the Crowd

    • C. 

      Sunset Boulevard

    • D. 

      Strangers on a Train

  • 7. 
    The quote "Fasten your seat belts, it's going to be a bumpy night!" came from which 1950's film?
    • A. 

      All About Eve

    • B. 

      On The Waterfront

    • C. 

      Some Like It Hot

    • D. 

      North By Northwest

  • 8. 
    The 1949 film "The Third Man" takes place in which city?
    • A. 

      Vienna

    • B. 

      London

    • C. 

      Amsterdam

    • D. 

      Paris

  • 9. 
    Joe Gillis was a character in which 1950's film?
    • A. 

      Anatomy of a Murder

    • B. 

      The African Queen

    • C. 

      Sweet Smell of Success

    • D. 

      Sunset Boulevard

  • 10. 
    In the 1941 film "Citizen Kane", which actress made her film debut?
    • A. 

      Ruth Warrick

    • B. 

      Dorothy Comingore

    • C. 

      Agnes Moorehead

    • D. 

      Georgia Backus

  • 11. 
    In the 1948 film "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre", which actress had an unbilled walk on part?
    • A. 

      Mary Astor

    • B. 

      Lauren Bacall

    • C. 

      Ingrid Bergman

    • D. 

      Ann Sheridan

  • 12. 
    Which actor makes his first on screen appearance in the 1941 film "The Maltese Falcon"?
    • A. 

      Sydney Greenstreet

    • B. 

      Lee Patrick

    • C. 

      Peter Lorre

    • D. 

      Humphrey Bogart

  • 13. 
    Roger O. Thornhill was a character in which 1950's Hitchcock film?
    • A. 

      12 Angry Men

    • B. 

      North by Northwest

    • C. 

      Rear Window

    • D. 

      Vertigo

  • 14. 
    Which actress has a 20 second bit part in the 1958 film "Touch of Evil"?
    • A. 

      Janet Leigh

    • B. 

      Debbie Reynolds

    • C. 

      Zsa Zsa Gabor

    • D. 

      Bette Davis