Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. (1964) Marnie Edgar, played by Tippi Hedren, is a cold, unfeeling, habitual thief. Over the years she has supported herself, and her mother, by stealing money from a succession of employers. But she's met her match in Mark Rutland, played by Sean Connery, a man determined to get to the bottom of who she really is, and why she's so afraid of love.
2. (1945) Gregory Peck plays a man who thinks he's Dr. Edwardes, but it soon becomes apparent that he can't be. Unfortunately he has no memory of who he really is, and the real Dr. Edwards has been murdered. Did Peck's character commit the murder, or was he simply a helpless witness? Dr. Constance Peterson, played by Ingrid Bergman, is convinced that he's innocent, and is determined to prove it.
3. (1958) Retired from the force due to emotional trauma, Scottie is hired to follow Madeline, the wife of an old friend who is behaving strangely. When she runs to the top of an old tower, he is paralysed by fear, and unable to follow. Horrified, he watches as her body plummets past the open window. Months later he finds a woman whose resemblance to Madeline is so incredible, that he begins to suspect foul play. Was it suicide, or was he cruelly manipulated to be the perfect witness to a perfect crime?
4. (1963) Melanie Daniels is a spoilt little rich girl, with a passion for practical jokes. After a run-in with Mitch, in a pet store, she decides to hand deliver a pair of love birds to Mitch's mother's house on Bodega Bay, as a birthday gift for his younger sister. While steering a boat across the bay Melanie is attacked by a sea gull, an unusual event indeed. But it soon turns out that this attack is only the first of a number of more terrifying, and often fatal attacks.
5. (1955) Before the war John Robie, played by Cary Grant, was the famous jewel thief known as 'The Cat'. During the war he was a daring resistance leader. After the war he is trying to earn an honest living growing grapes. But somehow 'The Cat' is back, and if Robie doesn't find a way to stop him, he may find himself back in jail.
6. (1943) Young Charlie is very excited to find that her favourite uncle is coming to visit. But she soon begins to suspect that he might actually be the 'Merry Widow Maker', a serial killer wanted by police. What would you do?
7. (1972) A vicious sex killer is terrorizing London, strangling young women with a neck tie. When Richard Blaney's ex-wife is found killed, and he becomes the prime suspect, he goes on the run, determined to prove his innocence.
8. (1976) This movie weaves a very tangled tale about two different sets of thieves, one a phoney psychic and her boyfriend, and the other a pair of kidnappers. Their paths somehow cross when the psychic is hired to track down the long lost nephew of a rich old woman, and that's when things really get complicated.
9. (1955) The discovery of a dead body does not elicit the expected response from anyone, in this quirky comedy. No one seems to mourn his passing, and the poor guy keeps getting buried, and then dug up again. Maybe it's because everyone seems to believe that they might have had something to do with his death.
10. (1941) Cary Grant plays an exciting, handsome gambler, whose only source of income is the money he manages to borrow from friends. Joan Fontaine plays a shy, insecure daughter of a wealthy man, who is overwhelmed when Grant courts and marries her. She can't believe her luck, until events occur which make her fear that he is planning to become a widower, and soon.
Source: Author skunkee
This quiz was reviewed by FunTrivia editor linkan
before going online.
Any errors found in FunTrivia content are routinely corrected through our feedback system.