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Ealing Comedies Quiz

How much do you know about the comedy films made at Ealing Studios, London during the 1940's and 1950's? 10 Questions.

 
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In which Ealing comedy did the Pemberton family feature?

  • Whisky Galore!
  • Hue and Cry
  • Passport to Pimlico
  • Another Shore

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In which Ealing comedy did Gordon Jackson feature as George Campbell?

  • A Run for Your Money
  • Whisky Galore!
  • The Magnet
  • The Man in the White Suit

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Which Ealing Comedy’s title is taken from the Tennyson Poem “Lady Clara Vere de Vere”?

  • Meet Mr Lucifer
  • The Ladykillers
  • The Love Lottery
  • Kind Hearts and Coronets

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How many members of the D’Ascoyne family does Alec Guinness play in “Kind Hearts and Coronets”?

  • 8
  • 4
  • 7
  • 5

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In reality, which railway station is Lavender Hill nearest to?

  • Charing Cross
  • Liverpool Street
  • London Bridge
  • Clapham Junction

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Which film star made an early appearance as “Chiquita” near the beginning of “The Lavender Hill Mob”?

  • Ann Miller
  • Natalie Wood
  • Audrey Hepburn
  • Leslie Caron

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What was the first Ealing comedy shot in Technicolour?

  • The Titfield Thunderbolt
  • Barnacle Bill
  • The Maggie
  • Who Done It?

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Which Ealing comedy was released in the United States under the title “High and Dry”?

  • Another Shore
  • The Maggie
  • The Titfield Thunderbolt
  • Barnacle Bill

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Which famous comedian appeared as a barrow boy in “The Ladykillers”?

  • Max Bygraves
  • Tommy Cooper
  • Tony Hancock
  • Frankie Howerd

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What was the title of the last film to be made in the Ealing Comedies series?

  • Davy
  • The Love Lottery
  • Meet Mr Lucifer
  • Who Done It?

 

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