Film Quizzes: Best Black/White Films Ignored by the Academy

With the release of this year’s nominations, and the undoubted shocks and surprises, it’s worth having a reminder of past films that didn’t even get a nomination. If you can suspend your shock enough to concentrate, below are six superb films that have lasted despite being ignored by the Academy. See if you can work them out. Feel free to try the quiz Modern Films Ignored by the Academy.

Film Quizzes - Best B+W Films ignored by the Oscars film 1 (1930s)

Film Quizzes - Best B+W Films ignored by the Oscars film 2 (1940s)

Film Quizzes - Best B+W Films ignored by the Oscars film 3 (1940s)

Film Quizzes - Best B+W Films ignored by the Oscars film 4 (1940s)

Film Quizzes - Best B+W Films ignored by the Oscars film 5 (1950s)

Film Quizzes - Best B+W Films ignored by the Oscars film 6 (1950s)

Answers below

1. King Kong  (1933)

2. His Girl Friday  (1940)

3. The Big Sleep  (1946)

4. A Matter of Life and Death  (1946)

5. Night of the Hunter  (1955)

6. Paths of Glory  (1957)

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11 thoughts on “Film Quizzes: Best Black/White Films Ignored by the Academy

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