quiz pic

50's movies

How much do you know about the classics? 20 Questions.

 
Created by:
sppottsam
Played: 158 times
Comments: 1 comment
Favs: 0 users
like this quiz
Rating:
4 stars
3.8 out of 5, based on 18 votes
Login or Register to view the answers and save your score!

1

Who played Ben Hur in the 1959 film Ben Hur?

  • Marlon Brando
  • Steven Boyd
  • Charlton Heston
  • Kirk Douglas

2

Which film won best picture at the 1958 oscars?

  • Paths of glory
  • Giant
  • Vertigo
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai

3

Who directed 'The Bridge on the River Kwai'?

  • Alfred Hitchcock
  • George Stevens
  • David Lean
  • Otto Preminger

4

Akira Kurasawa comes from which country?

  • China
  • South Korea
  • Japan
  • Thailand

5

Which of these films was not directed by Alfred Hitchcock?

  • Anatomy of a murder
  • Stagefright
  • I confess
  • 39 steps

6

Who played Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard?

  • Bette Davies
  • Gloria Swanson
  • Joan Crawford
  • Ann Baxter

7

Which western starred Joan Crawford?

  • Shane
  • The Searchers
  • Johnny Guitar
  • High noon

8

Which of these films starred Alan Ladd?

  • I confess
  • Shane
  • On the Waterfront
  • Suspect this

9

Which of thses films on the oscar for best actress, actress in supporting role and actor in supporting role?

  • A Streetcar named Desire
  • A place in the sun
  • An American in Paris
  • Some Like it hot

10

Name Stanley Kubrick's first feature film?

  • Killer's kiss
  • The killing
  • Fear and desire
  • Paths of glory

11

Which of these films did not feature Sterling Hayden?

  • The killing
  • The Asphalt jungle
  • Johnny Guitar
  • A place in the sun

12

Who sang 'Make them laugh' in the film Singin'in the rain?

  • Debbie Reynolds
  • Gene Kelly
  • Donald O'Conner
  • Jean Hagen

13

Who directed 'All about Eve'?

  • Otto Preminger
  • Orson Welles
  • Nicholas Ray
  • Joseph L.Mankiewicz

14

Who played Madeleine Elster in 'Vertigo'?

  • Doris Day
  • Kim Novak
  • Janet Leigh
  • Tippi Hendren

15

Which film did Humphrey Bogart win his only oscar?

  • The Caine mutiny
  • The African queen
  • Sabrina
  • In a lonely place

16

Which actor starred in 14 films directed by Akira Kurasawa?

  • Takashi Shimura
  • Toshiro Mifune
  • Yoshio Inaba
  • Isao Kimura

17

Which film did Marlon Brando win his first oscar?

  • The wild one
  • The men
  • Julius Ceaser
  • On the waterfront

18

Who played Harry Powell in 'Night of the hunter'?

  • Kirk Douglas
  • Robert Mitchum
  • Karl Malden
  • Burt Lancaster

19

What was the name of James Dean's last film?

  • A rebel with a cause
  • Giant
  • East of Eden
  • Baby doll

20

James Stewart dressed up as a clown in which film?

  • The greatest show on earth
  • The man who knew too much
  • The naked spur
  • The Glenn Miller story

 

Header

Message

Close