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How Well Do You Know Humphrey Bogart?

How Well Do You Know Humphrey Bogart?

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf
Are you up on your Humphrey Bogart trivia? Put your knowledge to the test with this quiz.

For more about Bogie, pick up a copy of Stefan Kanfer's new biography, TOUGH WITHOUT A GUN: The Life and Extraordinary Afterlife of Humphrey Bogart.
Are you up on your Humphrey Bogart trivia? Put your knowledge to the test with this quiz.

For more about Bogie, pick up a copy of Stefan Kanfer's new biography, TOUGH WITHOUT A GUN: The Life and Extraordinary Afterlife of Humphrey Bogart.

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How Well Do You Know HUMPHREY BOGART?
Test your Bogart savviness. Answers are on the third page.
1.
In what year was Humphrey Bogart born?
 2.
Where was he born?
 3.
What is his middle name?
 4.
Was he an only child? Did he rise from poverty?
 5.
What did his mother and father do for a living?
 6.
Always a troubled student, Humphrey got kicked out of prep school in his late teens. Whatwas his next move?
 7.
After the service, Humphrey began his acting career, cast in series of small parts onBroadway. What role, in what play, finally drew Hollywood’s attention?
 8.
Shortly before he launched his movie career Humphrey married for the first time. How manyother wives were there? What were their occupations? What were their names?
 9.
Humphrey Bogart was the father of how many children?
 10.
At the beginning of his movie career, Humphrey played forgettable supporting roles innumerous gangster films. What noir features finally made him a star, and what were hischaracters’ names in those movies?
 11.
A year later, Humphrey starred in one of the most popular movies in American cinematichistory. What was its title, and what was his name and occupation in that movie?
 12.
What were his most famous lines from that film?
 13.
Humphrey met his fourth and final wife on the set of what movie?
 14.
In 1948, Humphrey appeared starred in a film directed by his co-star’s son. What was thefilm, and who were those two men?
 15.
Bogart appeared in more than 70 films before he won an Academy Award for Best Actor.What was that film, who was his co-star, and what was his character’s name?
 16.
How many more films did Humphrey make after 
The African Queen
?
 17.
What was its title and who wrote the screenplay?
 18.
What was Bogart’s final film? When was it made? How soon afterward did he die?
 
 
19.
The reputation of most movie stars fades after their deaths. In contrast, Humphrey’s hasgrown stronger. In what year did what magazine designate Bogart as the Number One Legend of All Time?
 20.
What tribute did the U.S. government give to Humphrey Bogart, and in what year?
 21.
 New York City also added its own tribute in 2006. What was it?
 22.
 Not to be outdone, the American Film Institute awarded Humphrey its ultimate tribute. Whatwas it?
 23.
Long after Bogart’s death two iconic Frenchmen based their personal styles on HumphreyBogart’s. Who were they?
 
ANSWERS ON THE NEXT PAGE
 
1.
 
1899.
2.
 
Manhattan
3.
 
De Forest.
4.
 
Humphrey and his two sisters were raised in a luxurious Manhattan townhouse onthe upper West Side.
5.
 
His father, Belmont Bogart, was a prominent New York physician. His mother,Maude Humphrey, who signed her pictures with her maiden name, was a world-famous illustrator.
6.
 
He joined the U.S. Navy.
7.
 
The criminal Duke Mantee in
The Petrified Forest 
, a performance he repeated onfilm.
8.
 
All four wives were actresses. In order of succession: Helen Mencken, MaryPhillips, Mayo Methot, Lauren Bacall.
9.
 
Two, a son Stephen and a daughter Leslie, both by Bacall.
10.
 
In
 High Sierra
he played the killer Roy “Mad Dog” Earle; in
The Maltese Falcon
 he was the hard-boiled detective Sam Spade. Both features were released in 1941.
11.
 
Casablanca
. He played Rick Blaine, the world-weary expatriate owner of agambling casino located in North Africa.
12.
 
“Here’s looking at you, kid,” said several times to his love Ilsa Lund (IngridBergman), and “Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship,” thelast line of the film, said to Captain Renault (Claude Rains), the Nazi collaborator turned French patriot.
13.
 
To Have and Have Not 
.
14.
 
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
cast Walter Huston opposite Humphrey; both played gold prospectors searching the hills of Mexico. They were guided by JohnHuston, who had made his directorial debut with
The Maltese Falcon
.
15.
 
The African Queen
, released in 1951, co-starred Katherine Hepburn as Rosie, ateetotaling English missionary, playing the unlikely romantic interest of CharlieAllnutt, a boozy Canadian mechanic.
16.
 
Ten, including one of the first “camp” films.
17.
 
 Beat the Devil 
, directed by John Huston from a scenario by Truman Capote.
18.
 
The Harder they Fall 
was released in 1956. Humphrey died of esophageal cancer the following year.

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