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Trivia Contest #65

July 10, 2005: 

The results of Reel Classics' sixty-fifth Trivia Contest are now official.  The winners were chosen randomly from over 600 correct entries and will be receiving their prize in the mail shortly.  Congratulations to the following Reel Classics patrons (and if you didn't win this time, keep visiting Reel Classics so you don't miss the next giveaway):

Trivia Question:

Although the style of filmmaking described by French film critics as "film noir" began to flourish in Hollywood in the early 1940s, what delayed the term "film noir" from being coined until the 1950s?

Answer:

Hollywood films were unavailable in France during World War II.

Answer location:

The answer to this question could be found on page 1 of the Gene Tierney section at Reel Classics.

Winners:

Hyrum Haynes
   
Orem, Utah
Susan Smith
   
Olathe, Kansas
Janice Gabriel
   
Dallas, Texas
Carole Grover
   
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Jess Mitchell
   
Casper Wyoming

Prize:

DVDs of three Fox Film Noir Classics courtesy Fox Home Entertainment.

HOUSE OF BAMBOO (1955) NIGHTMARE ALLEY (1947) THE STREET WITH NO NAME (1948)

The winners will be notified by email, and prizes will be sent out shortly thereafter, following confirmation of delivery information.

Special thanks to Fox Home Entertainment for their sponsorship of this contest.

Congratulations!                 
Elizabeth      

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