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Choose an answer from the three choices and True/False offered after each question and then "Check Your Answers" at the end of the quiz.

Western Movies Trivia Q&A.  Trivia powered by ABE.1. The Avenger (1931) is a story about Joaquin Murrieta. It was directed by Roy William Neil and stars Buck Jones.

  • True or False?

2. Cimarron (1931) is a film directed by Wesley Ruggles. The movies stars Richard Dix as Yancey Cravat and Irene Dunne as Sabra Cravat. The movie is based on the novel Cimarron. Who wrote the novel?

  • Edna Ferber
  • Hal Holbrook
  • Ira Hayes

3. Battling with Buffalo Bill (1931) is a Universal movie serial based on the book The Great West That Was by William "Buffalo Bill" Cody, which had also been used as the inspiration for the studio's highly successful 1930 serial The Indians Are Coming. Who played the lead?

  • Warner Baxter
  • Gene Autry
  • Tom Tyler

4. On January 1931, this actor was born. In his first movie he played Arthur 'Boo' Radley in To Kill A Mockingbird. Over the years, he has been in numerous Westerns including True Grit, The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid, Joe Kidd, Geronimo: An American Legend, and Open Range. Who is this Oscar winning actor?

  • Robert Redford
  • Paul Newman
  • Robert Duvall

5. He made his film debut in 1931 in the movie "Heroes of the Flames". Over his career he made many first class Westerns with John Wayne. Who made their film debut in 1931>

  • Ward Bond
  • Bruce Cabot
  • Ben Johnson

6. In 1931, this actor was born on February 8. He career was cut short after an untimely death. Who is this trend setting actor?

  • James Dean
  • Robert Moses
  • Henry Ward

7. What is a 1931 film that stars Buck Jones and John Wayne. It was remade in 1934 as The Red Rider.

  • Range Feud
  • Lightning Warrior
  • The Montana Kid

8. Western partners Jeff and Cash find a baby boy in an otherwise deserted emigrants' camp, and clash over which is to be "father." Who plays Bill Holbrook?

  • Bob Steele
  • Tim McCoy
  • William Boyd

9. Riders of the Purple Sage has been filmed several times, most notably as a 1931 movie starring Marguerite Churchill as Jane. Who played Lassiter in this version?

  • George O'Brien
  • Tom Mix
  • William Farnum

10. The Lightning Warrior (1931) is a Mascot movie serial starring Rin Tin Tin in his last role. It is regarded as one of the better Mascot serials.

  • True or False?

Check Your Answers

  1. True
  2. Edna Ferber
  3. Tom Tyler
  4. Robert Duvall
  5. Bruce Cabot
  6. James Dean
  7. Range Feud
  8. William Boyd
  9. George O'Brien
  10. True

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