Quiz about Tallulah Bankhead
Quiz about Tallulah Bankhead

15 Questions about Tallulah Bankhead | Celebrities


Tallulah Bankhead's name is famous but how well do you know her life and career ?

A multiple-choice quiz by 4maxine. Estimated time: 7 mins.
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Author
4maxine
Time
7 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
87,542
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
15
Difficulty
Difficult
Avg Score
7 / 15
Plays
591
Last 3 plays: Guest 213 (2/15), tornadosteve (15/15), Guest 98 (14/15).
This quiz has 2 formats: you can play it as a or as shown below.
Scroll down to the bottom for the answer key.
1. What was her first play in London?

Answer: ( Two Words ... she wore an indian costume)
2. Which great actress did she admire and mimicked at parties? Hint

Mary Martin
Helen Hayes
Ethel Barrymore
Lynn Fontainne

3. What was her first Noel Coward play? Hint

Private Lives
Fallen Angels
Easy Virtue
Hay Fever

4. Huge groups of hysterical fans attended all her performances. What name was given to them? Hint

The Galley Girls
The Balcony Girls
The Gallery Girls
The Tallulah Girls

5. Whom did she marry ... and divorce? Hint

All three of them
John Barrymore
John Emery
The Count Anthony de Bosdari

6. Who wrote "The Green Hat"? Hint

Noel Coward
Michael Arlen
Phillip Barry
Somerset Maugham

7. Who played her part in the film adaptation of "The Green Hat"? Hint

Dorothy Sebastian
Bette Davis
Greta Garbo
Joan Crawford

8. She was in George Cukor's "The Women"?

True
False

9. Who was her leading man in "Faithless"? Hint

Robert Montgomery
Gary Cooper
Clive Brook
Frederic March

10. Who played her part in the film adaptation of "Forsaking All Others"? Hint

Greta Garbo
Bette Davis
Rosalind Russell
Joan Crawford

11. Bette Davis played in the film version of "The Little Foxes" but what other Bankhead role did she play on film?

Answer: (Two Words)
12. Who played her part in the film adaptation of "Clash by Night"? Hint

Bette Davis
Merle Oberon
Joan Crawford
Barbara Stanwyck

13. What was the name of her radio program?

Answer: (Three Words)
14. What film was she in with Ethel and Lionel Barrymore?

Answer: (Four Words)
15. When did she die? Hint

31 January ,1968
12 December, 1968
12 December, 1967
31 January, 1967


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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. What was her first play in London?

Answer: The Dancers

The producer was Gerald Du Maurier.
2. Which great actress did she admire and mimicked at parties?

Answer: Ethel Barrymore

She became a life long friend of the three Barrymore siblings.
3. What was her first Noel Coward play?

Answer: Fallen Angels

The theme of the play (two women getting drunk and talking about an ex-lover) provoked the wrath of the moral leagues.
4. Huge groups of hysterical fans attended all her performances. What name was given to them?

Answer: The Gallery Girls

One of them became her secretary and companion for the best part of her life.
5. Whom did she marry ... and divorce?

Answer: John Emery

It was her only and short-lived marriage.
6. Who wrote "The Green Hat"?

Answer: Michael Arlen

It was rumoured that the novel was based on her affair with Lord Arlington. The author was part of the same crowd.
7. Who played her part in the film adaptation of "The Green Hat"?

Answer: Greta Garbo

The title was changed to "A Woman of Affairs" directed by Clarence Brown.
8. She was in George Cukor's "The Women"?

Answer: false

She did work with Cukor but on an earlier film called "Tarnished Lady".
9. Who was her leading man in "Faithless"?

Answer: Robert Montgomery

Brook vas in "Tarnished Lady", Cooper in "The Devil and the Deep" and March in "My Sin".
10. Who played her part in the film adaptation of "Forsaking All Others"?

Answer: Joan Crawford

The movie starred Robert Montgomery and Clark Gable.
11. Bette Davis played in the film version of "The Little Foxes" but what other Bankhead role did she play on film?

Answer: Dark Victory

Bankhead was to play "Jezebel" on stage but she had to pull out at the last moment and was replaced by Miriam Hopkins.
12. Who played her part in the film adaptation of "Clash by Night"?

Answer: Barbara Stanwyck

Bankead never brought any of her stage parts to the screen.
13. What was the name of her radio program?

Answer: The Big Show

A one hour extravaganza that included the biggest names in show business at the time.
14. What film was she in with Ethel and Lionel Barrymore?

Answer: Main Street to Broadway

Lots of theatre stars had small roles in this movie.
15. When did she die?

Answer: 12 December, 1968

Her last words were : "Codeine, Bourbon".
Source: Author 4maxine

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