Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #241 - 10/5/05

Music at the Movies - The 1950s and Before

This next series of music trivia quizzes was inspired by the American Film Institute's 100 Years...100 Songs website. We begin with the music featured in movies from the 1950s and before. You might, rabbit, you might want to look at the list before reading the quiz!

1. What song, now a classic, was almost cut from "The Wizard of Oz" because studio executives thought it slowed the movie down?
2. Marlon Brando sang (?) "Luck Be A Lady" in this 1955 musical.
3. Doris Day's signature song was introduced in "The Man Who Knew Too Much" in 1956 - what is the song?
4. Similarly, Bob Hope's signature song was introduced in "The Big Broadcast of 1938" - what is that song?
5. "Indian Love Call" was sung in "Rose Marie" by what famous duo?
6. "Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darling" is the theme song to what 1952 Western?
7. Who took us for a ride "On The Good Ship Lollipop" and sang about "Animal Crackers In My Soup" in the 30s?
8. Rick Blaine wanted Sam to play this song in "Casablanca."
9. "Baby Mine," "Casey Junior," and "When I See An Elephant Fly" are featured on the soundtrack to what Disney animated movie?
10. Bing Crosby, playing a priest, sang "Swingin' on a Star" in this 1944 movie
11. James Cagney starred in this 1942 musical about George M. Cohan and sang the title song as well.
12. Songs from this 1952 musical include "Good Morning," "Make 'Em Laugh," "Broadway Rhythm" and "You Are My Lucky Star."
13. Judy Garland introduced what Christmas song in "Meet Me In St. Louis?"
14. This 1946 Christmas classic ends with a group sing of "Auld Lang Syne" and a bell ringing.
15. This 1947 Disney feature included the songs "Everybody's Got A Laughing Place," "How Do You Do," and "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah."
16. In "Horse Feathers," who declared, "Whatever it is, I'm against it?"
17. What Bill Haley and the Comets hit played over the titles of "The Blackboard Jungle?"

Bonus: Mickey Mouse shook hands with what classical conductor in the original "Fantasia?"

Good Luck!!!

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