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Golden Boy

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Golden Boy game quiz
"In 1939, a year that gave us 'Gone with the Wind' and 'The Wizard of Oz', many interesting films were produced. One such film is the boxing-themed 'Golden Boy', based on a play by Clifford Odets. Good luck!"

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1. William Holden plays the lead character, a young boxer named Joe, in the 1939 film 'Golden Boy'. What is his interesting surname?
    Borgia
    Bonaparte
    Medici
    Grimaldi


2. Besides boxing, what is young Joe's other major vocation?
    Violin playing
    Italian cooking
    Poetry writing
    Furniture making


3. Joe seeks out a boxing promoter with the last name Moody whom he believes can help him prove himself in the ring. Played by Adolphe Menjou, what is the first name of this promoter?
    Stanley
    Philip
    Tom
    Harry


4. Though Moody is married, he is having an affair with a lovely and intelligent young woman who assists him in his work as a fight promoter. Which veteran actress portrays this character, one Lorna Moon?
    Bette Davis
    Barbara Stanwyck
    Myrna Loy
    Joan Crawford


5. Lee J. Cobb delivers a stunning performance as Joe's father, an Italian immigrant who is desperate for his son's success. How does Joe's father make a living?
    Dock worker
    Chimney sweep
    Shopkeeper
    Construction worker


6. During his boxing matches, Joe begins to hold back because he becomes afraid of getting a concussion and losing his mental abilities.
    True
    False


7. After Joe becomes a big success, what big-ticket item does he purchase for his brother-in-law Siggie?
    Picasso painting
    Piano
    Taxi cab
    Condominium


8. What is the name of the thuggy gangster who buys a 'piece of Joe'?
    Marco Ruggiero
    Ron Carpaccio
    Pauli Amati
    Eddie Fuseli


9. Joe nearly reaches a title fight in this film. For what weight class would he fight had he reached the championship match?
    Flyweight
    Heavyweight
    Middleweight
    Featherweight


10. What is the nickname of the unfortunate opponent that dies in the ring at the hands of Joe during a fight in Madison Square Garden?
    Power Puncher
    Fighting Tiger
    Chocolate Drop
    Iron Hands


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Compiled Feb 08 13