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Trivia Quiz - Claudette Colbert: Screwball Comedy Queen

What do you know about the life and career of Claudette Colbert?

Quiz Number: 3844
Date Submitted: February 15, 2011
Quiz Categories: Movie Stars
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 51 percent
Times Taken: 72 times
Taken by Registered Users: 4
Quiz is about: Claudette Colbert

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Claudette Colbert Screwball Comedy Queen
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1. Which of the following is NOT true about the film "For the Love of Mike" (1927) in which Claudette Colbert starred in the role of Mary?
  A.   it was Colbert's film debut
  B.   it was a box office success
  C.   it was Colbert's only silent film
  D.   the film is now believed to be lost

2. For her role in which movie did Claudette Colbert win an Academy Award for Best Actress?
  A.   It Happened One Night (1934)
  B.   Private Worlds (1935)
  C.   Since You Went Away (1944)
  D.   Arise, My Love (1940)

3. In which of the following films did Claudette Colbert NOT star with Fred MacMurray?
  A.   The Gilded Lily (1935)
  B.   The Bride Comes Home (1935)
  C.   No Time for Love (1943)
  D.   So Proudly We Hail! (1943)

4. In which of the following Cecil B. DeMille films did Claudette Colbert NOT star?
  A.   Cleopatra (1934)
  B.   The Sign of the Cross (1932)
  C.   The Crusades (1935)
  D.   Four Frightened People (1934)

5. In the film, "It Happened One Night," Claudette Colbert's character, Ellie Andrews, shows Peter Warne (played by Clark Gable) the best way to hitch hike. What did she do?
  A.   lifted up her skirt above the knee
  B.   blew a kiss to the drivers
  C.   flashed money to the drivers
  D.   fake like you're having a heart attack

6. Claudette Colbert rarely, if ever, allowed the cameras to film the right side of her face. Why?
  A.   she thought her nose was crooked
  B.   she felt her right ear was bigger than the left
  C.   she felt that the right side of her lips were crimped and unappealing
  D.   an injury to her nose had created a bump on the right side

7. In which country was Claudette Colbert born and raised?
  A.   USA
  B.   France
  C.   Belgium
  D.   The Netherlands

8. Who was Claudette Colbert's best friend in Hollywood?
  A.   Greta Garbo
  B.   Marlene Dietrich
  C.   June Allyson
  D.   Carole Lombard

9. Claudette Colbert was nominated once for Broadway's Tony Award as Best Actress (Dramatic). What was the name of the play?
  A.   The Barker (1927)
  B.   The Ghost Train (1926)
  C.   The Marriage-Go-Round (1959)
  D.   Aren't We All (1985)

10. Which film, in which she starred, did Claudette Colbert call her personal favorite?
  A.   Arise, My Love (1940)
  B.   Practically Yours (1944)
  C.   I Met Him in Paris (1937)
  D.   Since You Went Away (1944)®   

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