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1950s Classic Movies Trivia Quiz II

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Nacio Herb Reed - The song was featured in many other movies, such as 'Legal Eagles' and 'A Clockwork Orange'.Who wrote the music for the hit song "Singin' in the Rain" from the famous 1952 musical?


An architect - The movie was made after a TV series and a stage play.What was the occupation of the character played by Henry Fonda in the 1957 film "12 Angry Men"?


Thailand - The director of the movie, David Lean, almost died on the set of the film. He was saved from drowning in the river by Geoffrey Horne.Which country does the action take place in the movie "The Bridge on the River Kwai"?


Alfred Hitchcock - The film was spoofed and referenced numerous times, notably in The Simpsons, The Flintstones and CSI.Who directed the 1954 thriller "Rear window"?


Burt Lancaster - Burt Lancaster scored 19 on the American Film Institute's list of greatest male actors of all time.Who plays J. J. Hunsecker in "Sweet Smell of Success"?


The Wisdom of Eve - The novel was supposedly based on an actress named Elizabeth Bergner, who experienced a rather similar occurrence.The film "All About Eve", featuring Marilyn Monroe, is based on a short story. What is the title of the story?


Ben-Hur - Only Titanic and Lord of the Rings have repeated the winning streak.Which movie was the first one to win 11 Academy Awards?


San Francisco - Alfred Hitchcock made great films, but he was known to be a difficult to work with.Where does the action in the movie "Vertigo" take place?


Sabrina - Humphrey Bogart, on the other hand, was very unhappy during the filming of the movie.Name the movie set where Audrey Hepburn and William Holden are rumored to have started a love affair.


The Searchers - American Film Institute named the movie the Greatest American Western of all time in 2008.What film tells a story of Ethan Edwards, played by John Wayne, searching for his niece?


Yo-yo - The movie was released less than a month before Dean's fatal car accident.In the movie, "Rebel Without a Cause", Judy describing Jim says, "I bet you're a real..."?


Touch of Evil - Welles himself stars in the movie as the corrupt police officer Hank Quinlan.In the movie, "Ed Wood" by Tim Burton, the character Orson Welles says, "I'm supposed to direct a thriller for Universal. They want Charlton Heston to play a Mexican!". What movie is he referring to?


A Faithful Hussar - The actress singing the song was Kubrick's wife, Christiana Kubrick.What is the song sung by a young woman towards the end of "Paths of Glory"?


Deaf and dumb - Witnesses would play 'deaf and dumb' to cover for Johnny, the local mobster.What does the phrase "D and D" mean ("On the Waterfront")?


Cocker spaniel - Lady was voiced by Barbara Luddy, but Bill Thompson voiced four characters - Bulldog, Dachsie, Jock, Joe, and the policeman.What breed of dog was Lady in "Lady and the Tramp"?



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