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Read Plot Name Movie: 1940

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Read Plot Name Movie 1940 game quiz
"A lot of good movies came out in 1940. Can you name them based on a thumbnail sketch?"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  

1. An unemployed, henpecked drunk unintentionally captures a bank robber and is given a job at the bank.
    The Fatal Glass of Beer
    Christmas in July
    Bank Holiday with Barnabas
    The Bank Dick

2. Various animated segments are set to the music of the masters.
    Night on Bald Mountain
    The Sorcerer's Apprentice
    Dance of the Hours

3. An American reporter and a lovely lady track down spies in London.
    Foreign Intrigue
    Foreign Correspondent
    Night People

4. A poor family tries to start life anew in a different part of the country. The title is "The ______ of _____". Please fill in all four words.
    Answer: ( Four Words ... include "the" and "of")

5. A political leader tries to increase his power while a humble barber tries to escape persecution.
    A Place in the Sun
    The Watch on the Rhine
    The Great Dictator
    All the King's Men

6. A man thrives as a crooked politician, but his honest wife ruins him by making him do something good.
    Pocketful of Miracles
    The Great McGinty
    All the King's Men
    Sullivan's Travels

7. A newspaper editor tries to get his reporter/ex-wife to stay on the staff by finagling her into writing one last story, about a convict's execution.
    The Front Page
    The Big House
    Deadline U.S.A.
    His Girl Friday

8. A young woman from an ordinary family falls in love with her upper-class boss, but his family disapproves. She gets pregnant.
    The Women
    Illicit Affair
    Heaven Help the Working Girl
    Kitty Foyle

9. Multiple, interwoven stories of the lives of the crew of a freighter.
    The Last Voyage
    Down to the Sea in Ships
    Men Against the Sea
    The Long Voyage Home

10. The son of a Spanish nobleman tries to free California from the grip of a cruel regime.
    The Mask of Zorro
    The Mark of Zorro
    The Sword of Zorro
    The Doctor Scholl's Corn Plasters of Zorro

11. In the Old West, a con man "marries" a woman of doubtful virtue, and that's how the trouble starts! A masked bandit terrorizes the town for good measure.
    My Little Chickadee
    The Marx Brothers Go West
    Destry Rides Again

12. A spoiled rich woman is about to re-marry when her ex-husband and a reporter show up and throw a monkey wrench into the works.
    Lover, Come Back
    You Can't Take It with You
    The Philadelphia Story
    The Awful Truth

13. A humble Italian worker and his "son" wish for something that seems impossible.
    The Bicycle Thief
    The Mortal Storm
    Open City

14. To quote the imdb: "When a naive young woman marries a rich widower, they settle in his gigantic mansion, where she finds the memory of the first wife maintaining a grip on her husband and the servants." If you know movies, you can fill this one in:
    Answer: (One Word; 7 letters)

15. A prince is imprisoned, his throne is usurped, and he hooks up with a good-hearted criminal for lots of adventures that lead to the recovery of his power.
    The Road to Morocco
    Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
    The Thief of Bagdad
    Thieves of Damascus

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