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Classic Gangster Movies, Part 1

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Classic Gangster Movies Part 1 game quiz
"This is a quiz that spans the entire history of gangster films. Beware of questions 3, 11, and 12!"

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1. What was the movie that kicked off the gangster film era in the 1930's in Hollywood?
    'Angels with Dirty Faces'
    'G-Men'
    'The Maltese Falcon'
    'Little Caesar'


2. What were Rico Bandello's famous dying words?
    'I'm hard boiled, see?'
    'Mother of Mercy, is this the end of Rico?'
    'I'm all washed up.'
    'I could dish it out, but I couldn't take it.'


3. What is the title of an early silent film that was directed by the great film pioneer, D.W. Griffith, and is considered the first gangster movie ever made?
    Polly and the Plug Uglies
    Mother and the Law
    Musketeers of Pig Alley
    The Five Points Gang Strikes


4. In 'Angels with Dirty Faces,' what reason does Rocky Sullivan (James Cagney) give for not being afraid to die?
    He's not yella
    He has no heart
    He has no faith, and no fear of hell
    He hates this life, and welcomes death.


5. What is the famous last line (spoken by Gladys George) in 'The Roaring Twenties' (1939)?
    'He was a boy who didn't run fast enough.'
    'He used to be a Mobster'
    'He used to be a bigshot'
    'He was one heck of a fella'


6. What maverick director helmed the 1931 movie 'Public Enemy'?
    Raoul Walsh
    William Wellman
    John Huston
    Howard Hawks


7. What was the name of the character James Cagney played in 'White Heat,' his last (but one) great gangster movie? "Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye," filmed the following year, has a cult following.
    Eddie Sullivan
    Cody Jarrett
    Jimmy Fallon
    'Suicide' McCain


8. At the end of 'White Heat,' what was Cagney's famous exit line?
    'Ma's dead!'
    'You dirty rat!'
    "Ma! Top of the World!'
    'You smell funny. I hate you, I hate you!'


9. In 'Petrified Forest' (1936), who played the role of Duke Mantee, the brutal fugitive gangster?
    Edward G. Robinson
    Lloyd Nolan
    James Cagney
    Humphrey Bogart


10. Who played the role of the giggling psychotic, Tommy Udo, in the original version (1947) of 'Kiss of Death'?
    Richard Widmark
    Victor Mature
    Cornel Wilde
    Sterling Holloway


11. What is the name of the hunted criminal portrayed by Charles Boyer in the movie 'Algiers' (1938)?
    Pepe Le Clouseau
    Pepe Le Pew
    Pepe Le Moko
    Pepe La Scomoune


12. What is the title of the 1970 French movie in which Jean Paul Belmondo and Alain Delon play two gangsters in Marseilles?
    Fedora
    The Cockade Duo
    Bloody Berets
    Borsalino


13. What was the name of Paul Muni's character in the original 1932 version of 'Scarface'?
    Johnny Apollo
    Tony Montana
    Tony Camonte
    Johnny Montana


14. Where in Bolivia does Tony Montana first meet Mr. Sosa?
    La Paz
    Cochabamba
    Sucre
    Montevideo


15. After Paulie Gatto is shot in 'The Godfather Part I,' what does Clemenza tell the gunman?
    'Let's get out of here. Drive west.'
    'Leave the gun, take the cannoli'
    'We'll never see Paulie again.'
    'Serves him right, dirty traitor.'


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Compiled Jun 28 12