Pub quiz questions

  1. Which what sort of films was Tom Mix associated?
    Westerns
    336 films between 1910 and 1935

  2. Who was the most famous creation of the Australian author P.L.Travers?
    Mary Poppins
    Published 1934. Film 1964

  3. Character
    Queen Grimhilde
    The evil stepmother in Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, 1937/8, voiced by Lucille La Verne

  4. Which Florida beach was the location for the Sir Malcolm Campbell's 1935 world land speed record?
    Daytona Beach

  5. Which was the (most recent) Year of the Three Kings?
    1936
    George V died, Edward VII abdicated (Wallis Simpson), leaving George VI. First year was 1066

  6. Which English author wrote Scoop and The Loved One?
    Evelyn Waugh
    Published 1938 and 1948 respectively

  7. What defensive line was supposed to keep the Germans out of France in World War II?
    Maginot Line
    Started in 1930, largely completed by 1939

  8. What four letter name was given to 'Hormel Spiced Ham' in the 1930s?
    Spam

  9. Which university was attended by Guy Burgess, Donald Maclean, Harold Philby, Anthony Blunt, and the unknown fifth person in the 1930s?
    Cambridge (Trinity)
    The 'Cambridge Five'

  10. Which city staged the premier of 'Gone with the Wind' which black actress Hattie McDaniel couldn't attend due to Georgia's segregation laws?
    Atlanta
    Book: 1936, Film 1939