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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Describe Joan Barry's acting work as described in the reading.
2. How much per week did John Gilbert earn in 1928?
3. Why was Flynn's case dismissed?
(a) There was no witness.
(b) Flynn paid off the judge.
(c) Only one accuser wanted a trial.
(d) There was not enough evidence.
4. What nationality was Lupe Velez?
5. Who was the United States Attorney during the time of Prohibition?
6. Who openly despised Chaplin and took every possible shot at him?
7. What type of actors were labeled "Box Office Poison"?
(a) Pious and righteous.
(b) Difficult and obscene.
(c) Fake and gimmicky.
(d) Moral and delusional.
8. Who was most known for unbridled sex appeal?
9. Who sought to ban Mae West's films?
(a) Foreign outlets.
(c) Religious right.
10. Who thought Mae West was obscene?
(a) Mary Pickford.
(b) Mary Pigton.
(c) Mary Pitton.
(d) Mary Payton.
11. Which actress was intensely private but was accused of being homosexual when gossip became a multi-million dollar industry?
12. What did the court order Chaplin to do about Joan Barry?
(a) To fire her.
(b) To marry her.
(c) To support her and her child.
(d) To keep her on the job despite her pregnancy.
13. The district attorney of which city overturned Flynn's case dismissal?
(a) Los Angeles.
(b) New York.
(c) Beverly Hills.
(d) Long Beach.
14. Which of the following describes Bugsy Siegel?
(c) Game show host.
15. What did critics see as the beginning of Hopper's end?
(a) Refraining from using Chaplin's name.
(b) Ignoring the not-guilty verdict by the judge.
(c) Stalking Chaplin.
(d) Criticizing Chaplin at every turn.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many abortions did Joan Barry undergo while preparing for a new role?
2. What was the name of Mae West's first silver screen appearance?
3. What did Barry threaten Chaplin with?
4. For what was Flynn arrested and put on trial?
5. Who took it upon themselves to revive the economy by spending money?
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