Winchester '73 (1950 film)
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1) In 1876, Lin McAdam and friend 'High-Spade' Frankie
Wilson pursue outlaw 'Dutch Henry' Brown into Dodge City. Who
is the Sheriff of Dodge City?
- Matt Dillon
- Wyatt Earp
- Bat Masterson
2) Lin he enters a shooting competition, contending against
Dutch Henry among others. They end up the two finalists for a
prized, one-of-one-thousand, perfect Winchester rifle. Lin
wins, but Dutch Henry steals the prize and leaves town with
Lin in hot pursuit.
3) The rifle is bartered to trader Joe Lamont, who then
runs guns to the Indians. Their leader Young Bull doesn't like
the old, worn-out merchandise Lamont is offering; he wants the
Winchester. When Lamont refuses to sell, he pays the ultimate
price for his stupidity. Who plays the Indian leader Young
- Clint Eastwood
- Wade Reynolds
- Rock Hudson
4) The rifle next falls into the possession of Steve
Miller. He's running with Dutch Henry's gang, much to the
disapproval of his girl, Lola Manners. Gunfighter 'Waco'
Johnnie Dean covets it. He keeps insulting Miller in front of
Lola, until finally he snaps and draws on him, though he knows
he's no match for the professional. Waco kills him and takes
possession, but not for long. Dutch Henry shows up and takes
back "his" rifle. Who plays Lola Manners?
- Jean Arthur
- Shelley Winters
- Jean Simmons
5) Dutch Henry plans a robbery. Gunfighter 'Waco' Johnnie
Dean is stationed in a saloon to provide protection, but is
betrayed to Lin by Lola. The theft goes awry. Who plays
Gunfighter 'Waco' Johnnie Dean?
- Tony Curtis
- James Best
- Dan Duryea
6) Lin chases Dutch Henry out of town and corners him on a
rocky hill. Before he leaves town, High-Spade reveals to Lola
that Henry's real name is Matthew, the no-good brother of Lin.
Matthew killed their father when he wouldn't go along with his
crimes. Lin finally kills Dutch Henry and gets Lola and his
prize rifle back in the end. James Stewart plays Lin McAdams,
who plays Dutch Henry?
- Stephen McNally
- Chuck Connors
- Jeff Chandler
7) Who plays Lin's sidekick 'High-Spade' Frankie Wilson?
- Millard Mitchell
- Mitch Miller
- Malcom Mitchell
8) The filmmakers did not have the budget to pay James
Stewart his requested fee of $200,000, so he suggested they
take the then-unusual step of paying him a cut of the profits
instead. This deal, the first of its kind since the advent of
talkies, would soon become the norm and change the
studio-agent-actor relationship, leading to the demise of the
long-term contract and the studio system. Stewart is believed
to have made around $600,000 from this film.
9) How many One-of-a-Thousand Model 1873's are made?
10) Fritz Lang was originally slated to direct this movie.
Because he worked with this director in the theater, who did
James Stewart recommend to direct Winchester '73?
- Anthony Mann
- John Ford
- Kirk Douglas