Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated +++]

Oct. 16, 2011, Mystery Photo

[Update: This is Cullen Landis (d. 1975), who starred in the real-life mystery “Where’s Cullen?” The Times, alas, did not write an obituary on him, but here’s one from AP.]

Here’s another mystery photo from Steven Bibb!

Aug. 20, 1922, Cullen Landis
Aug. 20, 1922, Cullen Landis

Oct. 17, 2011, Mystery Photo

And here’s another photo of our mystery guest!

Oct. 18, 2011, Mystery Photo

Here’s another photo of our mystery guest. Please congratulate Mike Hawks, Mary Mallory and Eve Golden for identifying him!


[Update: It’s Cullen with former mystery guest Helene Costello! Please congratulate Mike Hawks and Mary Mallory for identifying her.]

And here’s our mystery chap with a mystery companion!

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13 Responses to Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated +++]

  1. Mary Mallory says:

    Crane Wilbur?


  2. If Oscar Levant could ever have been young, which is doubtful, this could be he.


  3. Barry OB says:

    Rudolph Valentino?


  4. Mary Mallory says:

    Lane Chandler?


  5. Mike Hawks says:

    The man is ever popular Cullen Landis, the star of LIGHTS OF NEW YORK.


  6. Eve says:

    Might he be Cullen Landis?


  7. Mary Mallory says:

    Mr. CL with Edna Murphy in THE MIDNIGHT ADVENTURE.


  8. Mike Hawks says:

    The lady with Cullen is Helene Costello from LIGHTS OF NEW YORK.


  9. Mary Mallory says:

    Always go with your first answer: CL and Helene Costello in LIGHTS OF NEW YORK.


  10. Mary Mallory says:

    That is the strangest story. It sounds like he wasn’t the best husband, just off doing what he wanted and leaving his family to fend for themselves.


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