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Trivia Quiz - James Cagney: Quintessential Tough Guy

What do you know about legendary tough guy? "Get yer James Cagney trivia, here!"

Quiz Number: 3823
Date Submitted: January 28, 2011
Quiz Categories: Movie Stars, Dancers
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 64.4 percent
Times Taken: 124 times
Taken by Registered Users: 7
Quiz is about: James Cagney

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James Cagney Quintessential Tough Guy
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1. In the chorus line of the 1919 revue "Every Sailor," James Cagney dressed as a:
  A.   tree
  B.   priest
  C.   sailor
  D.   woman

2. In what movie did James Cagney earn his first credited film role?
  A.   The Doorway to Hell
  B.   Sinners' Holiday
  C.   Blonde Crazy
  D.   Smart Money

3. What role did James Cagney play in the famous gangster film "The Public Enemy" (1931)?
  A.   Mike Powers
  B.   Matt Doyle
  C.   Tom Powers
  D.   Nails Nathan

4. James Cagney's most frequent co-star was Pat O'Brien. In which of the following films did Cagney NOT star with O'Brien?
  A.   Boy Meets Girl (1938)
  B.   The Fighting 69th (1940)
  C.   Devil Dogs of the Air (1935)
  D.   The Oklahoma Kid (1939)

5. For his role in which movie did James Cagney win an Academy Award?
  A.   Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
  B.   Love Me or Leave Me (1955)
  C.   Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)
  D.   Johnny Come Lately

6. Who was James Cagney's leading lady in the 1955 film, "Love Me or Leave Me"?
  A.   Doris Day
  B.   Judy Garland
  C.   Jane Russell
  D.   Grace Kelly

7. A famous scene in "The Public Enemy" Cagney smashes something into Mae Clarke's (playing the role of Kitty) face. What was it? hint: it's a fruit
  A.   orange
  B.   banana
  C.   lemon
  D.   grapefruit

8. Which of the following was NOT true about James Cagney?
  A.   President of the Screen Actors Guild for two years
  B.   Was a librarian before becoming an actor
  C.   Started his own production company, Cagney Productions
  D.   Earned a Black Belt in Judo

9. What is the name of James Cagney's autobiography?
  A.   Cagney by Cagney
  B.   What You Never Knew About Cagney
  C.   Notes About Cagney
  D.   James Cagney: About Me

10. In what movie did James Cagney utter the famous words, "you dirty rat!"?
  A.   Jimmy the Gent (1934)
  B.   Johnny Come Lately (1943)
  C.   Frisco Kid (1935)
  D.   he never said "you dirty rat!"®   

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