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The Fighting SeaBees - John Wayne played the role of Lt. Cmdr. Wedge Donovan.Name the 1944 movie in which the character portrayed by John Wayne dies?

a. The Longest Day
b. The Green Berets
c. Flying Tigers
d. The Fighting SeaBees


The Best Years of Our Lives - The film is about three US servicemen trying to piece their lives back together after World War II.Which film won seven Academy Awards in 1946, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor and Best Original Score?

a. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
b. Bicycle Thieves
c. How Green Was My Valley
d. The Best Years of Our Lives


Michael Curtiz - Released in 1942, Yankee Doodle Dandy was a huge box office success.Who directed "Yankee Doodle Dandy"?

a. Michael Curtiz
b. Carl Laemmle Jr.
c. William Wyler
d. Frank Capra


Pinocchio - It was the second animated film released by Walt Disney. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was the first in 1937.What 1940 Disney film features the song "When You Wish upon a Star"?

a. Bambi
b. Dumbo
c. Pinocchio
d. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs


The Big Sleep - The Big Sleep was based on Raymond Chandler's 1939 novel of the same name.Which of the following movies from the 40's starred Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall?

a. Notorious
b. The Great Dictator
c. The Third Man
d. The Big Sleep


Gig Young - The film was based on a novel by Stephen Longstreet.Who played Gig Young in the 1942 movie "The Gay Sisters"?

a. Donald Crisp
b. Donald Woods
c. George Brent
d. Gig Young


Michael O'Shea - The movie also starred Susan Hayward.In the 1943 movie "Jack London", who played Jack London?

a. John Garfield
b. Wayne Morris
c. Michael O'Shea
d. John Hodiak


How Green Was My Valley - How Green Was My Valley was nominated for ten Academy Awards and won five.What movie won the Oscar for Best Picture the year "Citizen Kane" was eligible (1941)?

a. The Maltese Falcon
b. Blossoms in the Dust
c. Here Comes Mr. Jordan
d. How Green Was My Valley


Miss Wonderly and Miss Le Blanc - The Maltese Falcon was based on a novel of the same name by Dashiell Hammett.What were the two fake names used by Brigid O'Shaughnessy (Mary Astor) in the 1941 film "The Maltese Falcon"?

a. Miss Wonderly and Miss Le Blanc
b. Miss Hanks and Grace Elkins
c. Miss B. Havin and Miss Lanthrop
d. Gertude Wilson and Agnes Arthur


Thought she smelled like his grandmother - Directed by Vincente Minnelli, the film was released in 1944.What did Tom Drake's character tell Judy Garland's character about her scent in "Meet me in St Louis"?

a. Made him feel romantic
b. Thought she smelled like his grandmother
c. Reminded him of his mother's parlor
d. Reminded him of a spring day


Rebecca - The movie stars Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine and Judith Anderson.Released in 1940, which Alfred Hitchcock movie won the Academy Award for Best Picture?

a. The Lady Vanishes
b. The Lady Vanishes
c. Rebecca
d. Rope


The Grapes of Wrath - The movie starred Henry Fonda and Jane Darwell.Directed by John Ford, which 1940 drama film was based on a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by John Steinbeck?

a. Mildred Pierce
b. The Big Sleep
c. The Philadelphia Story
d. The Grapes of Wrath


It's a Wonderful Life - The film was nominated for five Oscars.Based on the short story "The Greatest Gift", what movie stars James Stewart as George Bailey, a man who has given up his dreams in order to help others?

a. It's a Wonderful Life
b. Fantasia
c. Easter Parade
d. The Philadelphia Story


Cary Grant - Casablanca was released in 1942.Which of the following actors did NOT star in Casablanca?

a. Paul Henreid
b. Cary Grant
c. Ingrid Bergman
d. Humphrey Bogart


Rancho Grande - Released in 1940, Rancho Grande starred Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette and June Storey.Which of the following 40's movies did NOT star John Wayne?

a. Rancho Grande
b. Three Faces West
c. The Fighting Kentuckian
d. Tall in the Saddle




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