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BFI Membership Quiz #65

Test your film and TV knowledge.

To mark the re-release of The Maltese Falcon this week’s quiz celebrates film noir, and has been compiled especially for our Members by the BFI Reuben Library, which is open to advance bookers.

You can complete the quiz just for fun but, for a chance to win a year of BFI Membership, don’t forget to submit your details into the prize draw before Monday 20 September. If you win, your existing Membership will be extended for a year for free.

Congratulations to Esme Hicks who won the prize draw in last week’s film quiz.

Submit your own question for our next quiz.

When you finish the quiz, scroll down to view your score and enter our prize draw by following the link. Then fill in the short form and click submit. Good luck!

Night and the City (1950)

Night and the City (1950)

  1. In what sports-oriented entertainment does Richard Widmark become embroiled in Night and the City (1950)?

  2. Farewell, My Lovely (1975)

    Farewell, My Lovely (1975)

    What is the name of the nightclub in Farewell, My Lovely (1975)?

  3. D.O.A. (1950)

    D.O.A. (1950)

    In the opening sequence of the 1950 film D.O.A., a man stumbles into a police station to report what?

  4. The Lady from Shanghai (1947)

    The Lady from Shanghai (1947)

    Michael O’Hara (Orson Welles) and Elsa Bannister (Rita Hayworth) first meet on which form of New York transport in The Lady from Shanghai (1947)?

  5. Brighton Rock (1948)

    Brighton Rock (1948)

    Rose (Carol Marsh) works in which café that Pinkie (Richard Attenborough) fatefully visits in Brighton Rock (1948)?

  6. The Third Man (1949)

    The Third Man (1949)

    In The Third Man (1949) Holly Martins (Joseph Cotten) arrives in postwar Vienna on the promise of a job from his old friend Harry Lime (Orson Welles), but what had he been doing for a living before?

  7. Gilda (1946)

    Gilda (1946)

    In the 1946 film Gilda, to what song does Gilda (Rita Hayworth) do a scandalous striptease dance routine?

  8. The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

    The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

    What is the name of the service station where the main action unfolds in The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)?

  9. Gun Crazy (1950)

    Gun Crazy (1950)

    In Gun Crazy (1950), where do robbers Annie Laurie Starr (Peggy Cummins) and Bart Tare (John Dall) work to set up their last score?

  10. Laura (1944)

    Laura (1944)

    What is Laura Hunt’s (Gene Tierney) career choice in Laura (1944)?

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