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The Ultimate Film Knowledge Test

Think you know about the history of films and movie stars? Test your skills in this little film quiz.

1. Who are the only two actors to with the Best Actor Oscar on two occasions in consecutive years?

2. What was the first Best Picture winner at the Oscars?

3. What were the three Alfred Hitchcock films that starred Ingrid Bergman?

4. What was the nickname for silent film star Clara Bow?

5. This film star once said about acting, "Know your lines and don't bump into the furniture." Who was it?

6. United States Senator Edwin C. Johnson, denounced which actress on the Senate floor in 1950 by calling her "horrible example of womanhood and a powerful influence for evil."

7. Who founded United Artists in 1919?

8. What was the first line in the film Rebecca?

9. In what year did The Kiss appear, which depicted the first ever film of a couple kissing on camera?

10. What was Alfred Hitchcock's first sound film?

11. What have been the only 3 films in history to have swept the Academy Awards in the following categories: Best Picture, Actor, Actress, Director and Adapted Screenplay?

12. What criteria did the Chaplin film Limelight not meet until 1972 for it to be eligible for Oscar nomination in the category Best Original Dramatic Score?

13. In what film did the pairing of Ginger Rogers & Fred Astaire share their only screen kiss?

14. In which Tex Avery cartoon did Bugs Bunny first say his iconic line, "Eh, what's up, Doc?"

15. What is the only Best Picture Oscar winner to only receive one nomination?

16. What is the oldest major talent agency in Hollywood?

17. What was the first state to pass a film censorship law?

18. For what crime was Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle arrested and put on trial for in 1921?

19. What was the only film to feature Charlie Chaplin & Buster Keaton?

20. What was the final line in the 1933 film King Kong?

21. What were the three films James Dean starred in before his death in a car crash in September 1955?

22. In what year was the original Hollywoodland sign constructed?

23. Night and Day , the first musical biopic based on the life of a singer/songwriter was about whom?

24. Audrey Hepburn starred as socialite Holly Golightly in what 1961 film?

25. What was the last English language film shown in France before such films were banned by the Nazis in 1942?

26. In Greta Garbo's first talking film Anna Christie , what was her very first line of dialogue?

27. What was the controversial slogan of director Arthur Penn's 1967 film Bonnie and Clyde ? 28. For what film did Steven Spielberg receive his first Academy Award for Best Director?

29. What were the alter egos of Hunk, Zeke and Hickory in the 1939 classic The Wizard of Oz ?

30. What were the only two films to have two directors win in the Best Director category at the Academy Awards?

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