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New book! 50 movies to start your discovery of Old Hollywood

Now available: '101 Classic Movie Trivia Questions' book

You may love classic movies, but how much do you really know?

This collection of 101 trivia questions (and answers!) puts your knowledge to the test. 

Who dated who in Old Hollywood? What movies set records at awards shows and at the box office? Who made silver screen history?

From Charlie Chaplin to “Citizen Kane,” from sci-fi firsts to iconic final films, from “The Jazz Singer” to “The Quiet Man” – the questions pull from a range of classic movie history, from easy tidbits about the most famous films to more deep dives into hidden gems that only true classic connoisseurs may know. 

Generally, the questions span movies and stars from early cinema to the 1960s, with emphasis on the Golden Age of Hollywood (roughly the 1930s and 1940s). 

The topics covered include:

  • Historic firsts
  • Award winners
  • Early days of cinema
  • Famous quotes
  • Scandals
  • Romantic entanglements in real Hollywood
  • And much more!

**** Some sample questions -- How many can you get correct? ****

  • Which movie earned James Stewart his only best actor Oscar win?
    “The Philadelphia Story.” He was nominated a total of five times: “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,” “It’s A Wonderful Life,” “Harvey,” “Anatomy of a Murder.”
  • Which screwball comedy actress was married to William Powell and later Clark Gable before she died in a plane crash?
    Carole Lombard starred in such classics as “Twentieth Century,” “My Man Godfrey” and “To Be or Not To Be.”
  • Which 1953 blockbuster starred Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable and Lauren Bacall?
    “How to Marry a Millionaire” also starred William Powell.

  • Order your copy of "101 Classic Movie Trivia Questions," available as paperback or as a Kindle ebook at Amazon.