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Question 1: Gainsborough Pictures was a British film studio based on the south bank of the Regent's Canal, in Poole Street, ________ in the former Metropolitan Borough of Shoreditch, London.
Hackney CentralDalstonHoxtonStoke Newington

Question 2: After the departure of Balcon to the British arm of ________, the Rank Organisation took an interest in Gainsborough and the studio made such popular films as Oh, Mr Porter! (1937).
Academy Award for Best PictureMetro-Goldwyn-MayerWarner Bros.United Artists

Question 3: From 1942 to 1946, a series of morally ambivalent costume ________ were produced by Gainsborough for the domestic market mostly based on recent popular books by female novelists.

Question 4: The Lime Grove site was taken over by the ________ in 1949 and used for TV current affairs and other programmes until it closed in 1991.
Norwegian Broadcasting CorporationTG4Raidió Teilifís ÉireannBBC

Question 5: These included The Man in Grey (1943), Madonna of the Seven Moons (1944), Fanny by Gaslight (1944), The Wicked Lady (1945) and Caravan, ________ and Patricia Roc.
James Stewart (actor)Stewart GrangerDeborah KerrAva Gardner

Question 6: During ________, the tall factory chimney on the site was considered dangerous in the event of bombing, and Gainsborough Studios were evacuated to Lime Grove for the duration of the war.
World War IISecond Sino-Japanese WarCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISoviet occupations

Question 7: Gainsborough Pictures at the ________'s Screenonline
Imperial War MuseumBBCChannel 4British Film Institute


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