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This is the 1972 film “Pulp,” starring Michael Caine. Notice that imdb is not always reliable: “Michael King is a seedy writer of sleazy pulp genre novels under a half dozen sensational pseudonyms whose ambition is to dictate 10,000 words … Continue reading

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This is “While the City Sleeps,” and although we did Lon Chaney’s “Mr. Wu” recently, I thought it was worth looking at “While the City Sleeps” because a rooftop shootout and another scene provide early glimpses of Los Angeles City … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

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This is “Mr. Wu,” directed by William Nigh, starring Lon Chaney, with Louise Dresser, Renee Adoree, Ralph Forbes and … “Mr. Wu” was based on a play by Henry Maurice Vernon and Harold Owen, adapted by Lorna Moon with titles … Continue reading

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This is “Sister Kenny,” which I thought would be fun to post since Louella Parsons had recently written about it. You may recall that Parsons said Kenny was Rosalind Russell’s house guest while visiting Los Angeles.

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This is “Make Way for Tomorrow,” an unusual and quite sentimental movie.

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Yes, this is “Flying With Music,” or “The Cavalcade of Character Actors,” as we have been calling it around the Daily Mirror city room. The script is by M. Coates Webster, who mostly wrote Westerns, and the rather obscure Louis … Continue reading

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Yes, this week’s mystery movie was “Crash Dive” with Tyrone Power, Anne Baxter and Dana Andrews.

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Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

And for Monday, a mystery woman.

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Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

And for Monday, we have a mystery gent … who knows how to wear a hat! Update: Our mystery movie is “Forty Naughty Girls.” (Catchy title, no?) Monday’s mystery chap is George Shelley as Bert.

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Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + +)

For Monday, we have a mystery woman. And look at those shoulders.

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Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + +)

And for Monday, we have a mystery gent. Update: One of the many things that is notable about Akira Kurosawa’s “I Live in Fear” (1955) is how much the actors disappear into their characters. Burt Lancaster, for all his talent, … Continue reading

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And for Monday, we have a mystery woman in some sort of legal unpleasantness.

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Here’s a very sincere mystery woman, courtesy of writer Christopher McPherson.

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Movieland Mystery Photo

The flying paster jumped a sprocket in the Daily Mirror’s press line yesterday and we spent most of the day trying to repair the damage. We are limping along today on our backup equipment and should be up and running … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo — Makeup Edition

Eve Golden pointed out that the mystery woman I posted earlier today was a repeat from last month. (I thought I might have used her but I couldn’t locate the post.) Anyway, forget her, and my apologies. Here’s a new … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo — Nevermind Edition

Sorry, as Eve Golden points out, this lady is a repeat. I thought I recognized her but I couldn’t find the post. Comments are closed. I’ll notify those who got her right. For Monday, here’s a mystery woman, courtesy of … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo — Guest Edition

Christina Rice, photo archivist at the Los Angeles Public Library, sends along another unidentified photo. She’s hoping someone in the brain trust will recognize these folks.

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Movieland Mystery Photo — Guest Edition

Christina Rice, photo archivist at the Los Angeles Public Library, is looking for help with this undated, unidentified photograph, so I said I would ask the brain trust. Although the image is part of the library’s collection, it is for … Continue reading

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