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Academy Awards #11 and #12

written by: thaibob
It would be best to start with the 1st Academy Award Quiz (Academy Awards #1- #5) and work your way up. Otherwise you may get confused and you won't get the feeling of travelling along with the Academy to its present day position.

Question 1:

Who was the host of the 11th Academy Awards?
George Jessel
Milton Berle
Bob Hope

Question 2:

What 2 categories were discontinued at the 11th Academy Awards?
Best Title Writing -- Best Unique and Artistic Quality of Production
Best Dance Direction -- Best Title Writing
Best Assistant Director -- Best Dance Direction
Best Assistant Director -- Best Title Writing

Question 3:

The 11th Academy Awards was the first time a foreign film was nominated for Outstanding Production aka Best Picture. Which film claimed the honor?
Four Daughters
Grand Illusion

Question 4:

The 11th Academy Awards saw the first time that 3 of the four acting awards were won by repeat winners but not necessarily consecutively. Who was the only first time winner?
Fay Bainter – Jezebel
Walter Brennan – Kentucky
Spencer Tracy – Boys Town
Bette Davis – Jezebel

Question 5:

Which movie received 6 nominations for the 11th Academy Awards but won none?
Merrily We Live
Four Daughters
Alexander's Ragtime Band
The Citadel

Question 6:

The 11th Academy Awards presented 2 Juvenile Awards. Who were the lucky twosome?
Judy Garland and Margaret O'Brien
Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland
Deanna Durbin and Mickey Rooney
Shirley Temple and Deanna Durbin

Question 7:

Who hosted the 12th Academy Awards?
Bob Hope and George Jessel
Bob Hope and Bing Crosby
Bob Hope
Bob Hope and Jack Benny

Question 8:

We all know that "Gone With the Wind" was a big winner at the 12th Academy Awards and that Hattie McDaniels was the first Black-American to win an acting award so let's move on. Who won for Best Actor?
Clark Gable – Gone With the Wind
Laurence Olivier – Wuthering Heights
Robert Donat – Goodbye, Mr. Chips
James Stewart – Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Question 9:

Many people get a chance to present awards to the recipients. One person presented more than 6 at the 12th Academy Awards. Who was he?
Gene Buck
Darryl F. Zanuck
Bob Hope
Mervyn LeRoy

Question 10:

After Hattie won for Best Supporting Actress at the 12th Academy Awards, this other nominees was the first to go over and congratulate her. She then ran into the kitchen and bawled like a baby. Who was this losing nominee of the 4?
Olivia de Havilland
Maria Ouspenskaya
Geraldine Fitzgerald
Edna May Oliver

Question 11:

The 12th Academy Awards was the first time an award was given for what category?
Best Art Direction, Black and White
Best Art Direction, Color
Best Cinematography, Color
Visual Effects

Question 12:

After the 12th Academy Awards ceremony, one of the losers was comforted by his companion with the words "Don't worry, Pappy. We'll bring one home next year" to which he replied that this was his last chance. She then said, "Not you, you self-centered bastard. I meant me." Who was the loser?
Clark Gable
James Stewart
Claude Rains
Harry Carey


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