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Take It To The Limit

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Take It To The Limit game quiz
"Elia Kazan is often considered to be one of the most influential directors in Hollywood history. His movies often pushed the accepted moral limits of the time. Here are ten of his movies."

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1. Don't 'blanche' when I ask you this question, but in 1951, which film, written by Tennessee Williams and directed by Elia Kazan, debuted on the silver screen featuring Vivien Leigh?
    A Streetcar Named Desire
    Something Unspoken
    Strawberry Fields
    Suddenly, Last Summer


2. Which of the following 1947 films was directed by Elia Kazan, starred Gregory Peck, and dealt with anti-Semitism?
    Lady in White
    The Lady Vanishes
    Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
    Gentleman's Agreement


3. Another controversial movie by Elia Kazan was "Pinky" (1949) which dealt with which of the following topics?
    Racism
    Schizophrenia
    Homosexuality
    Polygamy


4. "A Face in the Crowd" (1957) explored the pitfalls of which of the following things?
    Beauty
    Intelligence
    Religion
    Fame


5. Which of the following is a 1954 crime drama that dealt with corruption in the longshoremen's union?
    River Rat
    A River Runs Through It
    Don't Drink the Water
    On the Waterfront


6. Elia Kazan's 1956 movie "Baby Doll" derived its name from which of the following?
    The name of the town in which it takes place
    The name of a haunted toy
    The name of a boat
    The name of a character


7. "The Last Tycoon" (1976) was the last movie that Elia Kazan directed.
    True
    False


8. "East of Eden" (1955), directed by Elia Kazan, was the first major screen role for which of the following actors?
    Lee Majors
    James Dean
    Paul Newman
    Richard Boone


9. The film "Splendor in the Grass" (1961) was based on a screenplay by which of the following authors?
    William Inge
    Erich Segal
    Jacqueline Susann
    Anne Rice


10. The 1947 film "Boomerang!" is the true account of a homeless man falsely accused of the murder of a Catholic priest.
    True
    False


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