Talking cinema
  • 1. In which year was the first feature-length talking film, 'The Jazz Singer', released?
A) 1935
B) 1910
C) 1950
D) 1927
  • 2. Which technology did 'The Jazz Singer' use for its talking sequences?
A) Cinerama
B) Vitaphone
C) Kinemacolor
D) Technicolor
  • 3. What was the first film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture that was a talking film?
A) All Quiet on the Western Front
B) Wings
C) Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
D) The Broadway Melody
  • 4. Which film was known for having the first synchronized sound in a feature film?
A) The Singing Fool
B) The Jazz Singer
C) Steamboat Willie
D) Don Juan
  • 5. Who directed the first feature-length talking horror film 'Dracula' in 1931?
A) Tod Browning
B) F.W. Murnau
C) Michael Curtiz
D) James Whale
  • 6. Who was the movie star known as 'The King of Hollywood' who transitioned successfully from silent films to talking pictures?
A) Gary Cooper
B) Buster Keaton
C) Charlie Chaplin
D) Clark Gable
  • 7. Which 1939 film is known for its famous line 'Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn' and was one of the most successful talking films of the time?
A) Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
B) The Wizard of Oz
C) Gone with the Wind
D) Citizen Kane
  • 8. Who was the first child actor to win an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in a talking film?
A) Jackie Cooper
B) Mickey Rooney
C) Bobby Breen
D) Freddie Bartholomew
  • 9. Which 1952 film marked the debut of 3D in talking cinema and is a classic horror flick?
A) Creature from the Black Lagoon
B) House of Wax
C) The Tingler
D) The Mad Magician
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