Category Archives: Mystery Photo

Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + +)

And for Monday, we have a mystery woman.

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Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie has been the 1942 Columbia picture “You Were Never Lovlier,”  the second of two movies to feature Fred Astaire and Rita Hayworth. It stars Adolphe Menjou (not shown), Isobel Elsom (Wednesday’s mystery woman), Leslie Brooks (Tuesday’s … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Jocko the Monkey

Eve Golden recently shared this photo of Leatrice Gilbert, the daughter of John Gilbert and Leatrice Joy. The question was the identity of the gentleman with the monkey. Thanks to Mary Mallory, we have a partial answer. The monkey was … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie was “The Big Combo,” a 1955 movie released by Allied Artists, starring Cornel Wilde, Richard Conte (Friday’s mystery gent), Brian Donlevy (Thursday’s mystery fellow), Jean Wallace (Friday’s mystery woman), with a young Lee Van Cleef (Thursday’s … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery replacement movie was the 1951 Twentieth Century-Fox picture “Elopement,” starring Clifton Webb (Friday’s mystery feet),  Anne Francis (not shown) Charles Bickford, William Lundigan (Wednesday’s mystery chaps), Reginald Gardiner (Thursday’s mystery gent), Evelyn Varden (Tuesday’s mystery woman) and … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo Bonus Edition

Here’s a true mystery photo, sent along by a member of the Brain Trust. The young girl in this photo is Leatrice Gilbert, the daughter of Leatrice Joy and John Gilbert. The question is whether anyone can identify the man … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s movie was the 1926 MGM silent picture “Exit Smiling” with Beatrice Lillie (one of Friday’s mystery guests) and Jack Pickford (Thursday’s mystery guest). The story was by Marc Connelly, screenplay by Sam Taylor and Tim Whelan with titles … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie has been the 1949 RKO thriller “Follow Me Quietly,” with William Lundigan (Friday’s mystery gent), Dorothy Patrick (Thursday’s mystery guest), Jeff Corey (Wednesday’s mystery guest), Edwin Max (Friday’s mystery guest) and Douglas Spencer (Tuesday’s mystery guest). … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie has been the 1957 Twentieth Century-Fox film “A Hatful of Rain,” with Eva Marie Saint (Friday’s mystery guest), Don Murray (Thursday’s mystery guest), Anthony Franciosa (not shown), Lloyd Nolan (Wednesday’s mystery guest) and Henry Silva (Tuesday’s … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

  This week’s mystery movie has been the 1934 RKO picture “Bachelor Bait,” with Stu Erwin (Friday’s mystery guest), Rochelle Hudson (Wednesday’s mystery guest), Pert Kelton (Thursday’s mystery guest), Skeets Gallager (Friday’s mystery guest) and Burton Churchill (not shown). It … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s movie has been the 1949 film “Obsession,” or as it is sometimes known “The Hidden Room.” It was directed by Edward Dmytryk in England while he was blacklisted in Hollywood and stars Robert Newton (Friday’s mystery chap), Sally … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie was the 1942 MGM film “Tennessee Johnson” with Van Heflin (Friday’s mystery guest), Lionel Barrymore (Thursday’s mystery guest), Ruth Hussey (Tuesday’s mystery guest), Marjorie Main, Regis Toomey and J. Edward Bromberg (not shown). The screenplay was … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie was 1939 Warner Bros.’ picture “Private Detective,” with Jane Wyman, Dick Foran, Gloria Dickson and Maxie Rosenbloom, with a screenplay by Earle Snell and Raymond Schrock, based on a story by Kay Krausse.  It was directed … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

  Don’t these Art Deco kitty bookends look somewhat familiar from some other movie title? Obviously this movie is “Green Mansions” (MGM 1959).  No, it’s “Little Women” (RKO 1933).  OK, it’s “Man of Two Worlds” (RKO 1934). Or how about … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This is the Metro “Golwyn” Mayer production of “Penthouse,” with Warner Baxter, Myrna Loy, Charles Butterworth, Mae Clarke, Phillips Holmes and C. Henry Gordon, directed by W.W. Van Dyke. Screenplay by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett from a story by … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie has been the 1934 Universal film “One More River,” starring Diana Wynyard, Frank Lawton, Colin Clive and Mrs. Patrick Campbell. It was directed by James Whale with a script by R.C. Sherriff, adapted from the novel … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie has been the 1935 Fox film “Black Sheep,” starring Edmund Lowe and Claire Trevor (Friday’s mystery guests), Tom Brown (Wednesday’s mystery guest), Eugene Pallette (not shown), Adrienne Ames (Monday’s mystery guest), Herbert Mundin (Thursday’s mystery guest) … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

I thought it would be fun to do a British film for a change. This is the 1937 movie “Fire Over England,” with Sir Laurence Olivier, Flora Robson, Leslie Banks, Vivien Leigh, Raymond Massey, Tamara Desni and Morton Selten. Based … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie has been the Twentieth Century-Fox CinemaScope production of “Garden of Evil,” with Gary Cooper, Susan Hayward and Richard Widmark. The 1954 film was written by Frank Fenton, based on a story by Fred Freiberger and William … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo ( Updated + + + + )

  This week’s mystery movie was the 1945 Monogram film “Allotment Wives” (catchy title, no?) starring Kay Francis, Paul Kelly and Otto Kruger. “Allotment Wives” was written by Harvey Gates and Sidney Sutherland, from a story by Sutherland. It was … Continue reading

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