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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 Havilland.
Who was Errol Flynn's character?Western Movies Trivia Q&A.  Trivia powered by ABE.

  1. Robert Edward Lee

  2. J.E.B. Stuart

  3. 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.
Who played Sergeant Jim Brett?

  1. Preston Foster

  2. Robert Preston

  3. George Bancroft

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?

  1. Spencer Tracy

  2. Robert Young

  3. 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?

  1. Old Tucson Studios

  2. Down Arizona Way Studios

  3. 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?

  1. Henry Fonda

  2. Mark Reynolds

  3. Roy Rogers

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?

  1. Tommy Cook

  2. Harry Worth

  3. Hal Taliaferro

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?

  1. Rex Allen

  2. Ray Corrigan

  3. Allan Lane

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 Harden.
Who plays Judge Roy Bean and wins his third best supporting actor Oscar?

  1. Forrest Tucker

  2. Chill Wills as Southeast

  3. Walter Brennan

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?

  1. Wallace Beery

  2. Cesar Romero

  3. Tyrone Power

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.
Who is "S. Quentin Quale"?

  1. Groucho

  2. Chico

  3. Harpo

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