Film Quizzes: Scorching Hot Weather

It was the hottest day of the year here yesterday, so after my recent Songs with Rain post, it was the right time to do something with a far sunnier theme. Have you seen them all? How many could you work out? Feel free to suggest your score, any favourites from the set or others you might think of.

scorching hot film 1 Film 1: (1950s)

fashion marilyn Film 2: (1950s)

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 12 Film 3: (1950s)

Bridge on the River Kwai parachute scene Film 4: (1950s)

Lawrence of Arabia Film 5: (1960s)

Film quizzes - Racial tensions Part 1 Film 2 Film 6: (1960s)

Film Quizzes - Bank Robberies Film 5 Film 7:  (1970s)

scorching hot film 8 Film 8:  (1980s)

Film Quizzes - Anti-establishment Part 1 Film 4 Film 9:  (1980s)

scorching hot film Film 10: (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Anti-establishment Part 1 Film 4 Film 11:  (1990s)

scorching hot film 9 Film 12:  (1990s)

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Film Quiz: Non-World War II War Films

After doing a quiz based on World War II films, I had to show that there was more to war on film than those that depict the 1939 – 1945 conflict. Covering various different battles, the films below cover a wide range in tone, style and narrative. How many do you have? Do you have a favourite among them? if you can work out mine, feel free to give yourself an extra point.

Film Quiz - Non-World War 2 Films Film 1  Film 1 (1930s)

EXTRAIT DU FILM"LA GRAND ILLUSION" Film 2 (1930s)

The African Queen (1951)  Directed by John Huston Shown from left: Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn Film 3  (1950s)

Film Quiz - Non-World War 2 Films Film 4 Film 4 (1950s)

Film Quiz - Non-World War 2 Films Film 5 Film 5 (1960s)

Film Quiz - Non-World War 2 Films Film 6 Film 6 (1960s)

Film Quiz - Non-World War 2 Films Film 7 Film 7 (1970s)

Film Quiz - Non-World War 2 Films Film 8 Film 8 (1970s)

Film Quiz - Non-World War 2 Films Film 9 Film 9 (1980s)

Film Quiz - Non-World War 2 Films Film 10 Film 10  (1980s)

Film Quiz - Non-World War 2 Films Film 11 Film 11  (1980s)

Film Quiz - Non-World War 2 Films Film 12 Film 12 (1980s)

Film Quiz - Non-World War 2 Films Film 13 Film 13 (1990s)

Film Quiz - Non-World War 2 Films Film 15 Film 14 (2000s)

Film Quiz - Non-World War 2 Films Film 14 Film 15 (2000s)

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Film Quizzes: Biographies Part 2

The old adage of truth being stranger than fiction means biographies are scriptworthy goldmines when well-chosen and fully utilised. From the previously unknown, to the famous and to the infamous, they cover all kinds of stories. Will you improve or better your score from Part 1?

Film Quizzes - Biographies Part 2 Film 1 (1960s)

Film Quizzes - Biographies Part 2 Film 2 (1980s)

Film Quizzes - Biographies Part 2 Film 3 (2000+)

Film Quizzes - Biographies Part 2 Film 4 (2000+)

Film Quizzes - Biographies Part 2 Film 5 (2000+)

Film Quizzes - Biographies Part 2 Film 6 (2000+)

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Line(s) of the Day

Lawrence of Arabia

General Allenby: You acted without orders, you know.
T.E. Lawrence: Shouldn’t officers use their initiative at all times?
General Allenby: Not really. It’s awfully dangerous.

Jack Hawkins and Albert Finney in Lawrence of Arabia (1962)