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940
   represents   
General History of Europe
Texas/Fort Worth
   has the telephone area code   
940
940
   is the sub-category for   
History of Europe
Tom Brown's School Days (1940)
   starred   
Cedric Hardwicke, Freddie Bartholomew and Jimmy Lydon
Director: Robert Stevenson. Also starred Josephine Hutchinson, Billy Halop & Polly Moran. Plot: A young boy starts at Rugby boarding school. He is tormented by Flashman, the school bully.
Fantasia (1940)
   has the tagline   
Walt Disney's Technicolor Feature Triumph
Margaret Mitchell
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Gone With the Wind (1940)
Won 8 Oscars including Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Actress, Best Picture.
My Little Chickadee (1940)
   has the last line:   
“Oh, Yeah, Yeah. I'll Do That, My Little Chickadee.”
W.C. Fields
The Shop Around the Corner (1940)
   starred   
Margaret Sullivan and James Stewart
"Psychologically, I'm very confused... But personally, I don't feel bad at all."
Porky's Baseball Broadcast (1940)
   featured   
Porky Pig
The Philadelphia Story (1940)
   the kissers are   
Katharine Hepburn and James Stewart
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
   starred   
Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell and John Carradine
IMDB rating 8.2/10. Director: John Ford. Won Oscars for Best Director & Actress in a Supporting Role & 4 nominations. National Film Preservation Board, USA 'National Film Registry Award' 1989.
Grable, Loren, Mansfield, Russell, Van Doren
   are all   
Female Sex Symbols of the 1940’s & 1950’s
Pilgrim Porky (1940)
   featured   
Porky Pig
The Philadelphia Story (1940)
   starred   
Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn and James Stewart
IMDB rating 8.1/10. Director: George Cukor. 2 Oscars. National Film Preservation Board, USA 'National Film Registry Award'
Tom Brown's School Days (1940)
   starred   
Cedric Hardwicke, Freddie Bartholomew and Jimmy Lydon
IMDB rating 8.1/10. Director: Robert Stevenson.
Porky's Hired Hand (1940)
   featured   
Porky Pig
Pride and Prejudice (1940)
   starred   
Greer Garson, Laurence Olivier and Mary Boland
Director: Robert Z. Leonard. Also starred Edna May Oliver, Maureen O'Sullivan & Ann Rutherford
Margaret Mitchell
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Gone With the Wind (1940)
Won 8 Oscars including Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Actress, Best Picture.
Tracy Lord
   was played by Katharine Hepburn in   
The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Swiss Family Robinson (1940)
   starred   
Thomas Mitchell, Edna Best and Freddie Bartholomew
Director: Edward Ludwig. Also starred Terry Kilburn, Tim Holt & Bobbie Quillan. Plot: A family setting out for a new life across the sea is shipwrecked on a deserted island. The family members collaborate to create an idyllic home for themselves, only to find the island under siege by pirates.
Knute Rockne All American (1940)
   contains the line   
"Tell 'em to Go out There With All They Got and Win Just One for the Gipper."
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
   contains the line   
"Wherever There's a Fight So Hungry People Can Eat, I'll Be There."
Knute Rockne All American (1940)
   starred   
Pat O'Brien, Gale Page and Ronald Reagan
Director: Lloyd Bacon
1940
   saw the   
Battle of Dunkirk
The defence and evacuation of British and Allied forces in Europe from May 26 to June 4, 1940. A large force of soldiers were cut off in northern France by a German armoured advance to the English Channel coast at Calais. 338,226 Allied troops caught in the pocket were successfully evacuated by sea to England.
John Ford
   directed the film   
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
The Thief of Bagdad (1940)
   has the tagline   
One Thousand and One Sights from One Thousand and One Nights
"Hitler Knows That He Will Have to Break Us in This Island or Lose the War"
   is an extract from the   
Words at War (Finest Hour) Speech (1940)
Winston Churchill
His Girl Friday (1940)
   has the tagline   
She Learned About Men from Him
Alfred Hitchcock
   directed   
Rebecca (1940)
Tom Brown's School Days (1940)
   starred   
Cedric Hardwicke, Freddie Bartholomew and Jimmy Lydon
Director: Robert Stevenson. Also starred Josephine Hutchinson, Billy Halop & Polly Moran. Plot: A young boy starts at Rugby boarding school. He is tormented by Flashman (Halop), the school bully.
Calling Dr. Porky (1940)
   featured   
Porky Pig
The Philadelphia Story (1940)
   starred   
Cary Grant , Katharine Hepburn and James Stewart
"Put me in your pocket, Mike."
Mrs. Danvers
   is in the movie   
Rebecca (1940)
Judith Anderson
"I Have Nothing to Offer but Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat"
   is an extract from the   
Churchill’s First Speech As Prime Minister (1940)
Winston Churchill. Also known as the Blood, Sweat and Tears speech.
The Philadelphia Story (1940)
   starred   
Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn and James Stewart
Director: George Cukor
When You Wish Upon A Star
   featured in the film   
Pinocchio (1940)
The Westerner (1940)
   is a film about   
Judge Roy Bean
An eccentric U.S. saloon-keeper and Justice of the Peace in Val Verde County, Texas, who called himself "The Law West of the Pecos".
Porky's Last Stand (1940)
   featured   
Porky Pig
Also featuring Daffy Duck
1940
   was the year   
Winston Churchill Became British Prime Minister
Suffered from stuttering
The Great Dictator (1940)
   starred   
Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard and Jack Oakie
Director: Charles Chaplin
Sir Winston Churchill
   was U.K. Prime Minister from   
1940-1945
Coalition, first came to public attention as a result of his escape from a prison in Pretoria during the Boer War, where he had been captured whilst working as a war correspondent.
James Stewart
   for his role in   
The Philadelphia Story (1940)
He was the first movie star to enter the service for World War II, joining a year before Pearl Harbor was bombed. He eventually became a Colonel, and earned the Air Medal, the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Croix de Guerre and 7 battle stars. In 1959, he served in the Air Force Reserve, before retiring as a brigadier general.
Daphne Du Maurier
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Rebecca (1940)
Won 2 Oscars Best Picture and Best Cinematography. The first film Alfred Hitchcock made in Hollywood and the only one that won a Best Picture Oscar.
Daphne Du Maurier
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Rebecca (1940)
Won 2 Oscars Best Picture and Best Cinematography. The first film Alfred Hitchcock made in Hollywood and the only one that won a Best Picture Oscar.
Alfred Hitchcock
   directed   
Foreign Correspondent (1940)
Rebecca (1940)
   has the last line:   
“It's Mrs. Danvers. She's Gone Mad. She Said She'd Rather Destroy Manderley Than See Us Happy Here.”
Elmer's Candid Camera (1940)
   featured   
Elmer Fudd
Also featuring Bugs Bunny
Good Night Elmer (1940)
   featured   
Elmer Fudd
Porky's Poor Fish (1940)
   featured   
Porky Pig
Patient Porky (1940)
   featured   
Porky Pig






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