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Quiz about Quiet Man Essentials Part 2
Quiz about Quiet Man Essentials Part 2

"Quiet Man" Essentials Part 2 Trivia Quiz


This is my second "Quiet Man" quiz. It is designed to be a little harder than the first.

A multiple-choice quiz by stevedln. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
stevedln
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
198,041
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
5 / 10
Plays
2247
Awards
Top 10% Quiz
Last 3 plays: Guest 136 (10/10), Guest 76 (8/10), Guest 199 (8/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. Which actor plays the part of Michaeleen Oge Flynn? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. Sean Thornton frequented Cohan's pub throughout the movie. What kind of establishment was Cohan's in reality? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. Where do Sean and Mary Kate first kiss? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. Which actor plays the part of Reverend Playfair? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. Which actor played the role of Will Danaher? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. What was director John Ford's birth name? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. What is the elderly gentleman's name, who leaves his death bed to see the fight?
Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. What is Father Lonergan's first name? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. What country did Sean's grandfather die in? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. How old was Sean when his mother died? Hint



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Most Recent Scores
Feb 21 2024 : Guest 136: 10/10
Jan 30 2024 : Guest 76: 8/10
Jan 24 2024 : Guest 199: 8/10
Jan 05 2024 : Guest 121: 6/10
Jan 03 2024 : Guest 174: 3/10
Jan 01 2024 : Guest 174: 9/10
Jan 01 2024 : donna399: 10/10
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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Which actor plays the part of Michaeleen Oge Flynn?

Answer: Barry Fitzgerald

Barry Fitzgerald was born in Dublin. His film debut was under the direction of Alfred Hitchcock. He won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, in 1944, for his role in "Going My Way". He was also nominated for Best Actor for the same role. Harry Albershart played cowboy and western star Allan Rocky Lane.

He later went on to play the voice of Mr. Ed. Albert Berry performed the first recorded parachute jump. Arthur Shields starred in other movies with John Wayne such as "She Wore A Yellow Ribbon".
2. Sean Thornton frequented Cohan's pub throughout the movie. What kind of establishment was Cohan's in reality?

Answer: Grocery store

Cohan's pub was in fact a grocery store. The set director had a false facade placed over the front. It is now a trinket store dedicated to the movie.
3. Where do Sean and Mary Kate first kiss?

Answer: in his cottage

Sean and Mary Kate do kiss in the cemetery, but their first kiss takes place in his cottage. He finds a fire burning in his cottage and realizes someone is there. He tosses a stone through the window and howls. Mary Kate then runs out from her hiding spot and he grabs her. In fact, she kisses him a second time before she leaves his cottage.
4. Which actor plays the part of Reverend Playfair?

Answer: Arthur Shields

Arthur Shields is Barry Fitzgerald's real-life brother. He had notable appearances in such television shows as "Maverick", "Rawhide", "Bonanza" and played Dr. O'Laughlin in "She Wore A Yellow Ribbon". His brother, Barry Fitzgerald, was born William Joseph Shields.
5. Which actor played the role of Will Danaher?

Answer: Victor McLaglen

Victor McLaglen also starred in "She Wore A Yellow Ribbon" along side John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara and Arthur Shields. He was nominated for best supporting actor for his role as Will Danaher. Victor McLaglen played a detective captain named T.R. McKinley in the 1932 movie "Guilty as Hell". Andrew Victor McLaglen, son of Victor McLaglen, served as the second assistant director of "The Quiet Man".

He also directed episodes of the television show "Gunsmoke" in 1955. Ward Bond played the role of Father Lonergan.
6. What was director John Ford's birth name?

Answer: Sean Aloysius Feeney

John Ford was born Sean Aloysius Feeney. Other spellings of his last name include O'Fearna but have the same pronunciation. He was born circa 1895, in Maine, as the youngest son of an Irish immigrant, who had 13 children. Other American spellings of his birth name include John Martin Feeney and Sean Aloysius Kilmartin O'Feeney. You may notice the main character's name is Sean and Will Danaher's right-hand man is named Feeney.
7. What is the elderly gentleman's name, who leaves his death bed to see the fight?

Answer: Dan Tobin

Orvon Autry is actually cowboy and western star Gene Autry's given first and last name. John Ford cast his older brother Francis Ford as Dan Tobin. He played the white-bearded elderly man who refused to die before witnessing the big fist fight. Francis was a silent film actor and director.

He played alongside John Wayne in "She Wore A Yellow Ribbon" as Connelly, the fort's bartender. Ironically he is present to see the big fight in this movie as well.
8. What is Father Lonergan's first name?

Answer: Peter

Ward Bond played the role of Catholic Father Peter Lonergan. He worked alongside John Wayne in many other films including "The Searchers".
9. What country did Sean's grandfather die in?

Answer: Australia

Sean's father died in Australia in a penal colony. This is said when Father Lonergan approaches Sean and Michaeleen while along the road. Michaeleen introduces Sean and Father Lonergan recalls baptizing him. He asks about Sean's mother and recalls his grandfather dying in the penal colony.
10. How old was Sean when his mother died?

Answer: 12

Sean was only twelve when his mother passed away. She was a widowed, and hard working immigrant mother. His father had passed away. We learn Sean went on to work in the steel factories, before his boxing career, during his discussion with the Widow Tillane.
Source: Author stevedln

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