And You Thought You Knew Classic Movies!
Sample quiz categories: Match the unsavory Barbara Stanwyck situation to the film in which it appears; Match the nonblond actress to the film for which she became a blond; Match the singer to the film for which he/she provided the singing voice for the title tune; Match the film about World War II to the country in which it is primarily set; Match the cigarette-related event to the film in which it appears.
Sample quiz questions: Can you recall the last names of LAURA, SABRINA, MARNIE and LILI? Which 1930s classic features a character named Oliver Stone? What star (not Humphrey Bogart) is the top-billed male in DEAD END? Katharine Hepburn stars in what play at the end of STAGE DOOR? For what film does Judy Garland win her Oscar in A STAR IS BORN? Name the film in which a cigarette is put out in a nun's hand. Which then-unknown later-famous director was a bit player in THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES?
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