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Alan Ladd

What do you know about Alan Ladd?
"Check Your Answers" at the end of the quiz.

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1. Alan Walbridge Ladd born on September 3, 1913. Alan Ladd
Where was he born?

  1. Clinton, Arkansas

  2. Little Rock, Arkansas

  3. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

2. Burdened with a hated nickname ("Tiny"), the then-5'4" student fell under the spell of high school dramatics and set his mind toward becoming an actor.

  • True or False?

3. What was the 1942 movie that made Alan Ladd a star?

  1. This Gun for Hire

  2. Unfinished Rainbow

  3. Skirmish on the Home Front

4. What was the 1948 western film that had play a railroad detective assigned to stop a gang of train robbers?

  1. The Light of Western Star

  2. In Old Missouri

  3. Whispering Smith

5 Branded is a 1950 western film starring Alan Ladd, Mona Freeman, Charles Bickford, and Robert Keith. It was adapted from the novel Montana Rides Again.
Who wrote the novel?

  1. Zane Grey

  2. Max Brand

  3. Milburn Stone

6. Shane is a 1953 western film made by Paramount Pictures. It was produced and directed by George Stevens from a screenplay by A.B. Guthrie Jr., based on the 1949 novel of the same name by Jack Schaefer.
Who played the character Joey Starrett?

  1. Jean Arthur

  2. Van Heflin

  3. Brandon De Wilde

7. In 1978, he made The Proud Rebel.
Who played his son in the movie?

  1. Harry Dean Stanton

  2. David Ladd

  3. John Carradine

8. In 1960, he played in Guns of the Timberland. Singer Frankie Avalon plays Bert Harvey.
Who plays Frankie's love interest, Jane Peterson?

  1. Jeanne Crain

  2. Verna Felton

  3. Alana Ladd

9. Thanks to wise business investments, Ladd became a wealthy man, with properties in Beverly Hills and, in Palm Springs, Alan Ladd Hardware.

  • True or False?

10. He was married twice.
Who was his wife from 1942 and until his death in 1964.

  1. Marjorie Jane Harrold

  2. Jean Arthur

  3. Sue Carol

11. Where is Alan Ladd buried?

  1. Holy Cross Memorial Gardens, Palm Springs, California

  2. Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Glendale, California

  3. Pasadena Memorial Park Cemetery, Pasadena, California

Alan Ladd
AnswersAngels on your pillow

1) A.  2) True 3) A. 4) C. 5) B. 6) C. 7) B. 8) C. 9) True 10) C. 11) B. Plot: Freedom Mausoleum, Sanctuary of Heritage

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