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Question 1: It was adapted for film in 1956 with Brynner re-creating his role opposite ________ (whose singing was largely dubbed by Marni Nixon).
Deborah KerrAcademy Award for Best ActressSusan HaywardStewart Granger

Question 2: In 1945, a ________ musical film version of Phil Stong's novel State Fair, with songs and script by Rodgers and Hammerstein, was released.
Warner Bros.TechnicolorColor motion picture filmRKO Pictures

Question 3: Based on the fairytale character and story of ________, Rodgers and Hammerstein worked together to create their first collaborative effort written for television.
Snow WhiteBrothers GrimmCinderellaSleeping Beauty

Question 4: A Broadway revival in 2002 starring ________ was well-received.
Liza MinnelliBernadette PetersLea SalongaDonna Murphy

Question 5: When ________ declined Hammerstein's offer to work on such a project and Hart refused Rodgers' offer to do the same, Rodgers and Hammerstein began their first collaboration.
Jerome KernIrving BerlinMusical theatreShow Boat

Question 6: The play is based upon two short stories by ________ from his book Tales of the South Pacific, which itself was the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1948.
Hawaii (novel)James A. MichenerCentennial (novel)Journey (novel)

Question 7: The original production of Carousel was directed by ________ and opened at Broadway's Majestic Theatre on April 19, 1945, running for 890 performances and closing on May 24, 1947.
Henry FondaFred AstaireGene TierneyRouben Mamoulian

Question 8: The 1961 film adaptation was a lavish Ross Hunter production released by ________.
Universal Studios FloridaNBC Universal Television DistributionUniversal StudiosUniversal Media Studios

Question 9: Although the typical musical of the time was usually written around the talents of a specific performer, such as ________ or Fred Astaire, no stars were used in the production.
Liza MinnelliJudy HollidayRosalind RussellEthel Merman

Question 10: Based on the true story of the von Trapp family, ________ explores the views of Austrians to the takeover of Austria by the Third Reich.
The Sound of MusicMy Fair LadyThe King and ISouth Pacific (musical)


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