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Femmes Fatale At The Movies Quiz

As the ole song goes "There is nothing like a dame", just be careful who you team up with. Have a go and Good Luck. 10 Questions.

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Better keep an eye on the missus guys (you could be next) as Phyllis Dietrichson (Barbara Stanwyck) shows she is up to no good in Billy Wilder's movie adaptation of which James M. Cain novel?

  • Only the Dead Die Young
  • The Store Detective
  • Double Indemnity
  • Strangers at Tescos

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In which movie did Humphrey Bogart team up with wife Lauren Bacall playing the role of private detective Philip Marlowe, a classic who-dun-it, involving blackmail, pornography, and murder in L.A.?

  • The Big Sleep
  • Key Largo
  • Casablanca
  • The Maltese Falcon

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Good 'ole Rita starred in which 1946 movie directed by Charles Vidor playing the sexy, auburn-haired wife of South American casino owner Ballin Mundson (George Macready)?

  • Jezebel
  • The Blue Dahlia
  • L.A. Nights
  • Gilda

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Based on a 1927 short story by Ernest Hemingway, in which 1946 movie did ole Burt (in his film debut) fall foul to the wiles of Ava Gardner over to your right?

  • Assassination Bureau
  • The Killers
  • The Lady Vanishes
  • My Funny Valentine

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Which 1947 movie starring Gregory Peck and Ann Todd tells the story of an English barrister who falls in love with a woman who is accused of murder, and how it affects his relationship with his wife?

  • QB VII
  • The Paradine Case
  • The Woman on the Beach
  • Force of Evil

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Starring Edward G. Robinson and Joan Bennett as streetwalker Katherine "Kitty" March, which 1945 movie's end scenes sees ole Eddie G stabbing her with an ice-pick through her bed covers?

  • Scarlet Street
  • They Drive By Night
  • Leave Her to Heaven
  • This Gun For Hire

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In which early role did Marilyn Monroe play an unbalanced babysitter with suicidal traits who believed her latest beau to be her dead ex-boyfriend/fiancee Phillip?

  • Nightmare Alley
  • They Live By Night
  • Don't Bother to Knock
  • The Unsuspected

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In which 1944 movie starring Dick Powell (Philip Marlowe) , Claire Trevor, and Anne Shirley is he hired to find an ex-con's former girlfriend and is drawn into a complex web of mystery and deceit?

  • Murder, My Sweet
  • Farewell My Lovely
  • Fallen Angel
  • Born to Kill

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Which 1955 film stars Ralph Meeker and Gaby Rodgers with the plot of a scientist who has a 'secret' regarding a radioactive explosive missing or stolen from the Los Alamos, New Mex. Nuclear Test Site?

  • Angel Face
  • One Girl's Confession
  • The Revolt of Mamie Stover
  • Kiss Me Deadly

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In which 1954 movie starring Glenn Ford and Gloria Grahame does a Korean War vet. return to his job as an engineer and become involved in a sordid affair with a co-worker's wife and murder?

  • Human Desire
  • The Boondocks
  • Dead Reckoning
  • Out of the Past (aka Build My Gallows High)