1940 In Western Movies
What do you know about 1940 Western Films?
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1) Santa Fe Trail is a 1940 western film
directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Errol Flynn and Olivia de
Who was Errol Flynn's character?
Robert Edward Lee
George Armstrong Custer
2) North West Mounted Police
was Cecil B. DeMille's first film in Technicolor, released by Paramount
Pictures in 1940. Filmed on location in the Canadian Rockies, the film
tells the story of a Texas Ranger, played by Gary Cooper, who joins forces
with the North West Mounted Police to put down a rebellion.
Sergeant Jim Brett?
3) Northwest Passage is
a 1940 film, It is based on a novel by Kenneth Roberts titled Northwest
Passage (1937). It is set in the mid 18th century during the
French and Indian War (as the Seven Years' War in North America is usually
known in the US).
Who was NOT one of the movie's star?
Johnny Mack Brown
4) Arizona is a 1940
western film starring Jean Arthur, William Holden and Warren William. It
was directed by Wesley Ruggles. After filming, the set lay dormant for a
few years during World War II, but was revived and made into a full studio
after the war.
The studio continues today as?
Old Tucson Studios
Down Arizona Way Studios
Casa Grande Studios
5) In 1940, Dark Command
was loosely based on Quantrill's Raiders in the American Civil War.
Directed by Raoul Walsh from the novel by W.R. Burnett, the film featured
Claire Trevor, John Wayne and Walter Pidgeon.
Who was one of
the actors in the movie?
6) The Adventures of Red Ryder
(1940) is a 12-Chapter Republic Movie Serial starring Don "Red" Barry and
Noah Beery, Sr. based on the western comic strip "Red Ryder".
Who plays Little Beaver?
7) King of the Royal Mounted
(1940) is a Republic northern serial based on the King of the Royal
Mounted Comic strip directed by William Witney and John English.
Who plays the lead, Sergeant Dave King?
8) The Westerner is a
1940 film directed by William Wyler, and written by Niven Busch, Stuart N.
Lake, and Jo Swerling. It stars Gary Cooper as fictional interloper Cole
Who plays Judge Roy Bean and wins his third best
supporting actor Oscar?
Chill Wills as Southeast
9) The Mark of Zorro is
a 1940 feature motion picture directed by Rouben Mamoulian and produced by
20th Century Fox.
Who plays Don Diego
Vega (Zorro) in the movie?
10) Go West (1940) was
the 10th Marx Brothers comedy film, in which the three brothers, Groucho,
Chico, and Harpo, head to the American West and attempt to unite a couple
by ensuring that an evil railroad baron is thwarted.
"S. Quentin Quale"?