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What do you know about Rawhide? Try this Alan's FUN Western Films Trivia quiz. You'll find the answers at the bottom of the page.

1) Vinnie Holt, a single parent with a toddler, becomes stranded at Rawhide, a desert stagecoach stop managed by stationmaster Sam Todd and his assistant Tom Owens. Who plays Vinnie Holt?

  • Jean Arthur
  • Meg Ryan
  • Susan Hayward

2) Tom Owens is quickly impressed by Vinnie's independent self-confidence. Who plays Tom Owens?

  • Tyrone Power
  • Burt Lancaster
  • Kirk Douglas

3) Jim Zimmerman, a fugitive murderer from Huntsville Prison disguised as a deputy, and three other ruthless escapees take over the station, intent on robbing the next day's gold shipment. Hugh Marlowe plays Zimmerman / Deputy Sheriff Ben Miles.

  • True or False?

4) After murdering Sam Todd, Zimmerman knows they must keep Tom alive in order to complete their plans. Owens does not correct Zimmmerman's assumption that Vin is his wife, sensing that the misconception might be the key to her survival also. Who plays Sam Todd?

  • Edgar Buchanan
  • Chill Wills
  • Slim Pickens

5) What is Rawhide's runtime?

  • 75 min.
  • 89 min.
  • 102 min.

6) Everett Sloane is originally cast as Tevis, but after a action scene in which Vinnie Holt is unhappy with his roughness when he throws her to the floor. Who replaces Everett Sloane?

  • Jack Elam
  • Dan White
  • Max Terhune

7) In 1954, 20th Century Fox distributed this film on a double bill with Inferno (1953) starring Robert Ryan and Rhonda Fleming.

  • True or False?

8) Who directs the film?

  • Bill Arnold
  • Henry Hathaway
  • Dudley Nichols

9) What is the USA release date?

  • March 25, 1951
  • April 25, 1952
  • May 25, 1953

10) Lionel Newman is the Off-screen Narrator.

  • True or False?



  1. Susan Hayward
  2. Tyrone Power
  3. True
  4. Edgar Buchanan
  5. 89 min.
  6. Jack Elam
  7. True
  8. Henry Hathaway
  9. March 25, 1951
  10. False. Gary Merrill is the Off-screen Narrator.

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