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1. It was in 1927 that the first films that were in the running to win Oscar nominations and awards were released, a "pilot" year if you will. In the award ceremony of 1928 which film, starring Clara Bow, became the first winner of the Best Picture Oscar?
2. The period 1928-1929 saw the first sound film to win the prestigious Best Picture Oscar. What was the name of the film, that featured many musical numbers, and scooped this award with a cast that included "the girl with the most beautiful face in Hollywood", Anita Page?
3. The Best Picture Oscar of 1929-1930 was awarded to a film that starred Lew Ayres and Louis Wolheim. What was the name of this epic film with opening scenes documenting the life of the military in Germany?
4. In came the 1930s and all the trials and tribulations of living in the austere times of a depression. Such austerity seemingly didn't exist in the production of the film that won the Best Picture Oscar for 1930-1931 with a massive budget available to the filmmakers. What was the name of the film starring Richard Dix and Irene Dunne, where race was a major theme, that won the Best Picture Oscar for this year?
5. Greta Garbo, John Barrymore and Joan Crawford were a few of the stars who made the 1931-1932 Best Picture Oscar winning film such a success. What was the name of this film which featured the classic line "I want to be alone"?
6. The Oscar for Best Picture for the period 1932-1933 went to an adaptation of a Noel Coward play of the same name. What was the name of this film directed by Frank Lloyd that was seen through the eyes of a family of Londoners?
7. Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert were the stars of the Best Picture Oscar winning film of 1934. What film, which focused on the emotions of a young woman marrying despite her father's disapproval, starred this partnership?
8. The year 1935 saw Clark Gable find himself in his second successive film that would win the Best Picture Oscar. This time he starred along side Charles Laughton and Franchot Tone in which film with a naval theme?
9. The film that won the 1936 Oscar for Best Picture was a musical that featured the work of Irving Berlin. The film centred around an individual, played by William Powell, and his wish to break into the world of show business. What was the name of this Oscar winner?
10. The Best Picture Oscar of 1937 went to a film that was based around a writer's friendship with the artist Paul Cézanne and that writer's involvement in the Dreyfus affair. What was the name of this classic?
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