Highlights of the 30s

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Test your knowledge of the golden age of cinema and theatre!

  • 1
    What name was Al Jolson born with?
    Alon Cantor Joelson
    Jerry Seinfeld
    Asa Yoelson
    Hirsh Yoelson
  • 2
    What year was Judy Garland signed with MGM Studios?
  • 3
    He was founder of the "March of Dimes" and the first president of the Screen Actors Guild?
    Clark Gable
    Ralph Morgan
    Fred Astaire
    Eddie Cantor
  • 4
    Ethel Merman did NOT play this role in a musical...
    Auntie Mame in Mame
    Reno in Anything Goes
    Annie in Annie Get Your Gun
  • 5
    George Gershwin died...
    in a car accident.
    of a stroke.
    in a tragic riding accident.
    of a brain tumor.
  • 6
    Fred Astaire danced with all of these actresses except...
    Joan Crawford
    Ginger Rogers
    Petula Clark
    Katherine Hepburn
    Cyd Charisse
  • 7
    The Jazz Singer was revolutionary because...
    -it was the first film in technicolour.
    -it was Al Jolson's first time on screen.
    -it was not revolutionary.
    -it was the first film to have spoken dialogue, as well as music.
    -it featured an interracial romance at the core of its plot.
  • 8
    Cole Porter was...
    all other options true
    one of the first people to receive shock therapy for depression
    crippled in 1937
    a homosexual
  • 9
    How many Oscars did Katherine Hepburn win?
  • 10
    Which star of 42nd St. was married to Al Jolson?
    Ginger Rogers
    Bebe Daniels
    Ruby Keeler

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