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White Heat

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"'White Heat' is one of James Cagney's greatest films and an all-time classic!"

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1. What is the full name of Cagney's psychotic gangster?
    Tom Powers
    Brick Davis
    Arthur Cody Jarrett
    Rocky Sullivan

2. Who directed 'White Heat'?
    Michael Curtiz
    William Wellman
    John Huston
    Raoul Walsh

3. Who played his criminal mother?
    Beulah Bondi
    Margaret Hamilton
    Margaret Wycherly
    Marjorie Main

4. What were Jarrett and his gang robbing at the beginning of the film?
    A bank
    A train
    A gas station
    An airplane

5. What gang member was injured during the robbery, and would later die?

6. Who was Cody's treacherous wife, and who played her?
    Verna, Virginia Mayo
    Elsa, Rita Hayworth
    Phyllis, Barbara Stanwyck
    Anna, Yvonne DeCarlo

7. Who played police undercover man Hank Fallon, and what was his alias?
    Burt Lancaster, Steve Thompson
    Fred MacMurray, Walter Neff
    Edmond O'Brien, Vic Pardo
    John Garfield, Leo Morse

8. What movie did Jarrett, Ma and Verna watch at the drive-in when escaping police pursuit?
    Task Force
    Yankee Doodle Dandy
    High Sierra
    Blood On The Sun

9. What was different about Herbert, one of Cody's cellmates?
    He was black
    He was blind
    He was schizophrenic
    He was deaf

10. Who shot and killed Cody's Ma?
    Big Ed

11. What was the target of Cody's last caper?
    A chemical plant
    Saks Fifth Avenue
    Fort Knox
    A Brink's armored car

12. What Greek myth did Cody use to explain how they would enter their target?
    The Trojan Horse
    Jason and the Argonauts
    Hero and Leander
    Theseus and the Minotaur

13. What TV series did the writers of 'White Heat' later create?
    Starsky and Hutch
    Charlie's Angels

14. How did Cody die?
    blew himself up

15. And what were his final words?
    'Heeelp Meee!'
    'I ain't so tough!'
    'Made it, Ma! Top O' The World!'

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Compiled Jun 28 12