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What do you know about 1951 Western Films? Take this quick FUN TV Westerns Hall of Fame Trivia. "Answers" at the end of the quiz.

Western Movies Trivia Q&A.  Trivia powered by ABE.1. Across the Wide Missouri (1951) is a film based on the historical work Across the Wide Missouri. The film dramatizes an account of several fur traders and their interaction with the American Indians. The film was directed by William A. Wellman. Who was the star actor?

  • Kirk Douglas
  • Stephen McNally
  • Clark Gable

2. Along the Great Divide (1951) is a Western film. The film stars Kirk Douglas. Who directed the movie?

  • William Wellman
  • Ray Nazarro
  • Raoul Walsh

3. Rawhide (1951) is a Western film made by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. It was directed by Henry Hathaway and produced by Samuel G. Engel from a screenplay by Dudley Nichols. The film stars Tyrone Power and Susan Hayward with Hugh Marlowe, Dean Jagger, Edgar Buchanan, Jack Elam and George Tobias.

  • True or False?

4) Cattle Drive (1951) is a 1951 western film directed by Kurt Neumann and starring Joel McCrea. Much of the film was shot in the Death Valley National Park, California and Paria, Utah. Joel McCrea played Dan Matthews. Who played Chester Graham Jr.?

  • Bob Steele
  • Henry Morgan
  • Dean Stockwell

5) Former gunfighter Ned Britt (Randolph Scott) sets up shop in Fort Worth, Texas as a newspaper man. He falls in love with Flora Talbot (Phyllis Thaxter), who is the fianc�e of a former friend, Blair Lunsford (David Brian). What is this 1951 Randolph Scott Western?

  • Fort Worth
  • Abilene Trail
  • Gunplay

6) Don Daredevil Rides Again (1951) is a Republic Movie serial. It makes heavy use of stock footage from Republic's previous Zorro serials. The character of Don Daredevil (Ken Curtis) was created for this serial as the rights to Zorro belonged to Disney by 1951.

  • True or False?

7) Santa Fe is a 1951 western film directed by Irving Pichel and starring Randolph Scott. The film is based on the novel Santa Fe. Who wrote the novel?

  • James Vance Marshall
  • Cliff Claven
  • Abe Bowen

8) Sugarfoot is a 1951 western film starring Randolph Scott as Jackson 'Sugarfoot' Redan and featuring Adele Jergens and Raymond Massey. The movie was the base for the 1957 TV Western with the same name.

  • True or False?

9) What is the 1951 western film directed by George Sherman and starring Van Heflin and Yvonne De Carlo?

  • Red Mountain
  • Tomahawk
  • Texans Never Cry

10) The Pike gang steal $30,000 from the Adams Bank, but one of them double crosses the rest pf the gang and hides the money in Fort Dodge, Nevada. As Fort Dodge is out of his jurisdiction, Deputy Sheriff 'Rocky' Lane (Allan Lane) takes a vacation there and finds that everything is owned by 'Skeeter' Davis (Chubby Johnson), who knows nothing about the hidden money. But the Pike gang is also in town looking for the money. When settlers come to town, Rocky devises a plan to catch the outlaws and retrieve the money for the Adams Bank. What is this 1951 Rocky Lane Western?

  • Red Rider's Revenge
  • Kansas Stampede
  • Fort Dodge Stampede

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1951 Western Films Answers

  1. Clark Gable
  2. Raoul Walsh
  3. True
  4. Dean Stockwell
  5. Fort Worth
  6. True
  7. James Vance Marshall
  8. False. The movie has nothing to do with the 1957 television series of the same name.
  9. Tomahawk
  10. Fort Dodge Stampede
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