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Trivia Quiz - George Reeves: Too Short a Season

A little trivia about a tragic hollywood star who seemed to have it all.

Quiz Number: 4471
Date Submitted: June 04, 2012
Quiz Categories: TV Sci-Fi, Television Stars
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Average Score: 66.3 percent
Times Taken: 27 times
Taken by Registered Users: 3
Quiz is about: George Reeves

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1. In what year was Reeves born?
  A.   1924
  B.   1921
  C.   1914
  D.   1918

2. Though his death certificate mistakenly lists his birthplace as Kentucky, in which state was he actually born?
  A.   West Virginia
  B.   Iowa
  C.   California
  D.   Maryland

3. The first film role for George Reeves was in a 1939 Oscar winner, where he appeared in a small part with Vivien Leigh in the opening scene. What was the picture?
  A.   Dark Victory
  B.   Wuthering Heights
  C.   Gone with the Wind
  D.   The Wizard of Oz

4. Reeves had the small role of Sgt. Maylon Stark in what oscar winning film of 1953?
  A.   Stalag 17
  B.   From Here to Eternity
  C.   The Wild One
  D.   Mogambo

5. In what branch of the Armed Forces did Reeves serve?
  A.   Army
  B.   Marines
  C.   Navy
  D.   Army Air Corps

6. In 1951, George was offered the role he is best remembered for. What was the title of this innovative television series?
  A.   The Green Hornet
  B.   The Lone Ranger
  C.   Adventures of Superman
  D.   Hercules

7. In 1956, George appeared as a guest star, in costume, on which popular television program?
  A.   I Love Lucy
  B.   The Honeymooners
  C.   The Milton Berle Show
  D.   This Is Your Life

8. On June 16, 1959, George Reeves was found dead in his bedroom at his L.A. home. How did he die?
  A.   Gunshot wound to the heart
  B.   Poison in his system
  C.   Gunshot wound to the head
  D.   Stab wound in the back

9. What was the final verdict of the L.A.P.D. as to the cause of his death?
  A.   Murder
  B.   Suicide
  C.   Accident
  D.   Negligence

10. The film 'Hollywoodland' dramatizes the investigation of Reeves's death. Who played George in the lead role?
  A.   Ben Affleck
  B.   Johnny Depp
  C.   Adrien Brody
  D.   Bill Pullman®   

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