Civil War Quiz: What Do You Know about the American Civil War in the Movies and TV?
Q#1 – The Red Badge of Courage filmed in 1951 starred this real-life military hero. Who was he?
Q#2 – This 1969 film saw ex-Confederate soldiers heading for a new life in Mexico. Name it and name the two leading actors.
Q#3 – Who did Errol Flynn play in They Died with Their Boots On?
Q#4 – David Janssen played a man escaping from a Confederate military prison in this 1970 film. Name it.
Q#5 – This Civil War film was Elvis Presley’s acting debut. Name it.
Q#6 – In the movies The Beguiled, which actors played Union soldier John McBurney?
Q#7 – In the beginning of Dances with Wolves, Lt. John Dunbar is wounded in what battle?
Q#8 – This Civil War film was based on Grierson’s Raid. Name it.
Q#9 – This 2002 movie depicted the New York draft riots. Name it.
Q#10 – Buster Keaton’s The General was inspired by which Civil War event?
Q#11 – Gregory Peck played Lincoln in this TV mini-series. Name it.
Q#12 – Who played John Brown in the TV mini-series The North and the South: Book 1?
Q#13 – This short French film depicting a Civil War hanging appeared as which episode of The Twilight Zone?
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Q#14 – Fess Parker, known for his portrayal of Davie Crockett and Daniel Boone, starred as real-life James J. Andrews in what Disney film?
Q#15 – In Disney movie High Flying Spy, Stuart Whitman played what real-life character?