Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

  May 14, 2011, Mystery Photo  
  Los Angeles Times file photo  

[Update: STRANGE CASE — Dan Barton plays the central figure in a homicide with an unusual twist in "A Matter of Degree," Goodson-Todman's production in the new "The Web" telefilm series for Screen Gems in a photo stamped July 14, 1957. ]

[Please congratulate Pat in Michigan, Mary Mallory and Rogét-L.A. for identifying our mystery guest as Dan Barton (d. 2009)!]

Here’s our weekend mystery fellow!

There’s a new photo on the jump!


  May 15, 2011, Mystery Photo  
  Los Angeles Times file photo  

[Update: Mary Ellen Kaye convinces Dan Barton to give up the con game on tonight's Ford Theater, KRCA (4) 9:30, June 21, 1956.]

[Update: Our mystery fellow has, so far, bested the brain trust. Please congratulate Don Danard for identifying his mystery companion as Mary Ellen Kay/Kaye!] 

Our mystery guest has a mystery companion!

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10 Responses to Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

  1. Arye Michael Bender says:

    Finally reached the anti-glamor era, eh? (Have no idea who he is)


  2. Steven Moshlak says:

    Dirk Bogarde?


  3. Barbara Siek says:

    Definitely not Dirk Bogarde, the superb British actor. He doesn’t have Bogarde’s memorable eyes, for one thing.


  4. Dewey Webb says:

    Gal looks like a 1950’s Linda Purl.


  5. JOHN MARSHALL says:

    There’s a hint of Glenn Ford in there


  6. Pat in Michigan says:

    Dan Barton


  7. Mary Mallory says:

    Is it Ross Elliott?


  8. Mary Mallory says:

    Dan Barton?


  9. Arye (Leslie) Michael Bender says:

    The Combative, Rick Jason?


  10. Rogét-L.A. says:

    Dan Barton?


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