What do you know about
Tombstone? Try this Alan's FUN Western Films Trivia quiz.
You'll find the answers at the bottom of the page.
1) Tombstone is a 1993 Western
movie written by Kevin Jarre. The film involves Wyatt Earp and
his brothers moving to Tombstone, Arizona where they and Doc
Holliday face off against a band of criminals called the
2) In Tombstone, who plays Wyatt
- Burt Lancaster
- Kevin Costner
- Kurt Russell
3) In Tombstone, who is NOT
play one of Wyatt's brothers?
- Sam Elliott
- Bill Paxton
- Martin Milner
4) In the movie Tombstone, who
plays Doc Holliday?
- Kirk Douglas
- Val Kilmer
- Dennis Quaid
5) Just as Wyatt and his brothers begin
to benefit from a stake in a gambling emporium and saloon,
they have their first encounter with the Cowboys, a band of
ruthless outlaws. Led by "Curly Bill" Brocious, the
Cowboy members are identifiable by the red sashes worn around
their waist. Conflict is narrowly avoided upon Wyatt's
insistence that he is retired and no longer interested in
pursuing a career in enforcing the law. Lewis Smith plays
"Curly Bill" Brocious in Tombstone.
6) Who plays Billy Clanton in the film?
- Frank Stallone
- Buck Taylor
- Thomas Haden Church
7) Tombstone Marshal Fred White was
depicted as being an older man, but in fact was either 31 or
32 at the time of his death. Harry Carey, Jr. plays White and
is 72 at the time.
8) The film portrays both the
assassination attempt of Virgil Earp and the assassination of
Morgan Earp happening on the same night. What was the
difference in Virgil's wound and Morgan's death?
9) The day of the O.K. Corral shooting
is portrayed as hot, when in reality it was cold and had
snowed the day before. It happens October 26, 1881.
10) Josie Marcus is not a well known
actress, and in fact had been in Tombstone, Arizona for quite
some time prior to Wyatt Earp's arrival, having lived
previously with a lawyer, and with Sheriff Behan. In
Tombstone, who plays Josie Marcus?
- Dana Delany
- Joanna Going
- Rhonda Fleming
10) The "Earp wives", or
rather the wives of brothers Morgan, James and Virgil have
high respect for Wyatt Earp, feeling he had the correct
influence over his brothers' decisions.