Trivia Questions - Actors Actresses, Cinema, Movies, TV Shows and Movie Stars

Trivia questions about Cinema and TV shows and movie and film stars.

Which author wrote the books on which the films 2001: A Space Odyssey and 1010: Space Odyssey 2 were based?
A: Arthur C. Clarke.

Who directed The Godfather in 1972 and its two sequels in 1972 and 1990?
A: Francis Ford Coppola.

Native life in which part of India is the subject of Satyajit Ray's great trilogy of films beginning with Pather Panchali?
A: Peter Weir.

What was the title of the big box-office flop that almost caused the collapse of United Artists in 1980?
A: Heaven's Gate.

Where is the main center of Dutch broadcasting?
A: Hilversum.

What was the title of the film in which Charlie Chaplin spoke for the first time?
A: Monsieur Verdoux.

Why was Ingrid Bergman ostracized by Hollywood for may years?
A: For leaving her husband to have another man's child.

What was Sam Goldwyn's real name?
A: Goldfish.

Which was the second of the Star Wars film?
A: The Empire Strikes Back.

Name two dwarfs beginning with 'D' from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
A: Doc and Dopey.

For which film did John Wayne win his only Academy Award?
A: True Grit.

Whose first film as a director was Ordinary People?
A: Robert Redford.

What were the animals in the tile of the film which won an Oscar for Best Picture in the 1990 Academy Awards?
A: Wolves. (Dances with Wolves)

What does HDTV stand for?
A: High-Definition Television.

Which Hollywood legend's career spanned Way Down East in 1920 and The Whales of August in 1987?
A: Lillian Gish.

In how many films did James Dean appear?
A: Three.

Who played the part of Spike in the television comedy show Hi-di-Hi?
A: Jeffery Holland.

Which actress made her debut opposite Humphrey Bogart in To Have and Have Not, and later married him?
A: Lauren Bacall.

Which American playwright wrote the television film Playing For Time in 1980?
A: Arthur Miller.

Who were the French brothers who patented their cinematograph in 1895?
A: Auguste and Louis Lumiere.

Which actor did Mae West choose as her co-star for the film She Done Him Wrong?
A: Cary Grant.

Which French filmmaker made The 400 Blows, Jules et Jim and Day for Night?
A: Francois Truffaut.

Which early screen idol was known as 'the Profile'?
 A: John Barrymore.

In a standard cine film, how many frames are shown each second?
A: 24.

Who wrote the screenplay for the Bond film You Only Live Twice?
A: Roald Dahl.

Where is the main center of Dutch broadcasting?
A: Hilversum.

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