Thursday, July 30, 2009

Hollywood Quiz 1

Thought I'd post some Hollywood trivia. I will give the answers next week. No prizes unfortunately since I'm broke :( but pride is on the line. These questions come from the April 1940 issue of Photoplay. Remember, the were current as of 1940, so if they had more wives or something later, it doesn't count. Unless noted, pick only 1 of the 4 choices as your answer. If you want the bragging rights, leave your answers in a comment. I will highlight the winner's blog in a future post.

1. Samuel Goldwyn, after seeing this star's screen test, told him to go home and gain weight: instead he signed with MGM:

Henry Fonda Jimmy Stewart David Niven Robert Taylor

2. One of this shy star's favorite hobbies is playing the ukulele:

Ronald Colman Jane Bryan Greta Garbo Paul Muni

3. He was once a member of the King of England's personal bodyguard:

Ray Milland Errol Flynn Basil Rathbone Edward Arnold

4. Two of these directors are famous for the way they murder the English language:

Michael Curtis Frank Capra Woody Van Dyke Gregory Ratoff

5. Irene Dunne is married to:

Arthur Hornblow Dr Francis Griffin Bob Howard J.Walter Ruben

6, This studio uses the trademark of Leo the Lion on its pictures:

Warner Brothers RKO-Radio Columbia Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

7. Two of these stars have just recently secured divorces:

Brenda Joyce Ann Sothern Penny Singleton Madeleine Carroll

8. This film beauty is considered the best cook in Hollywood:

Priscilla Lane Marlene Dietrich Rosalind Russell Ginger Rogers

9. This actress made the song, "My Heart Belongs to Daddy," famous:

Ethel Merman Mary Healy Mary Martin Gloria Jean

10. Noted for his gangster roles, this actor is famous for his art collection:

George Raft James Cagney Humphrey Bogart Edward G. Robinson

1 comment:

Jessica said...

I just found your blog. I love it! But, where, oh, where are the answers to this quiz!? :)

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