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John Kelso's Movie Quiz:


1. What film put MGM on the map?

2. Who were MGM's three biggest stars in the silent era?

3. What film had estimated earnings of almost $2,000,000 during its run (1903-1908)?

4. Who is called the first lady of the silent era?

5. James Agee considered which four famous comics the best of the silent era?

6. Which film is Charlie Chaplin's last silent?

7. Who were the first three major movie cowboy stars?

8. What was the most expensive silent film ever made?

9. What was the name of the production company that made D.W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation ?

10. How many films did that company make?

11. What production company made D.W. Griffith's Intolerance?

12. Which were the two biggest money losing films of 1930?


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