Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated +++)

April 29, 2013, Mystery Photo

For Monday, a mystery couple.

April 30, 2013, Mystery Photo

And for Tuesday, a mystery person’s silhouette.

My goodness! I might as well have posted a still from “Citizen Kane!” Our movie has been identified by Don Danard, Bob Hansen, Richard Heft, Patrick, Rick Scott, Arye Michael Bender, Mike Hawks, Jo Anne, Dan Nather, James Curtis and Mary Mallory.

Our mystery chap was identified by Suzanne Annette Stone, Tim Doherty, June, Eve. Gregory Moore and Herb Nichols.
Congratulations, everyone!

May 1, 2013, Mystery Photo

And for Wednesday….

Our mystery movie has now been identified by Julie Merholz and ValleDave. Tuesday’s mystery silhouette has been identified by Don Danard, Mary Mallory, Rick Scott, Patrick and Dan Nather.

Congrats, everybody!

May 2, 2013, Mystery Photo

Here are two mystery chaps.

Our mystery movie has been identified by Sarah and Dewey Webb. Wednesday’s guest was identified by Don Danard, Rick Scott, Mary Mallory, Arye Michael Bender, Mike Hawks, Patrick, David Franklin (who has identified almost all of our mystery cast) and Dan Nather.

Congratulations, everybody!

May 3, 2013, Mystery Photo

And for Friday……

Our mystery movie has been identified by Herb Nichols, Claire Lockhart and Gary Martin, who says: ” I think I last saw this in 1953.”  Thursday’s mystery gents were identified by Don Danard, Patrick, Mary Mallory, Rick Scott, Mike Hawks and Dan Nather.

Congratulations, everyone!

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61 Responses to Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated +++)

  1. Cal and Lulu says:

    Myrna Loy and William Demarest?

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  2. Don Danard says:

    The lady is Jacqueline Wells aka Julie Bishop and the man is David Manners.

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  3. Don Danard says:

    Part two! I think the film is ‘The Black Cat’ with Boris Karloff. And I think I read somewhere that Wells was once billed as Diane Duval.

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  4. Bob Hansen says:

    The man is David Manners and I think the woman is Josephine Hutchinson. The film might be The Black Cat from 1934

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  5. Richard Heft says:

    David Manners & Jacqueline Wells in THE BLACK CAT (1934).

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  6. Patricia Ann says:

    The lady looks like Claire Trevor

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  7. Tim Doherty says:

    David Manners and…?

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  8. June says:

    David Manners and unknown woman

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  9. Patrick says:

    Julie Bishop and David Manners in The Black Cat – 1934.

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  10. juliemerholz says:

    Margaret Lockwood

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  11. Rick Scott says:

    Julie Bishop and David Manners in The Black Cat (1934)

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  12. aryedirect says:

    That well mannered man, David with his sex kitten, Julie Bishop in the oddly tacked-on happy ending scene of ‘The Black Cat’.

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  13. Mike Hawks says:

    Jacqueline Wells (a.k.a.) Julie Bishop and David Manners in THE BLACK CAT 1934.

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  14. Barbara Klein says:

    Betty Field and John Howard in “What a Life”

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  15. Mary Mallory says:

    Merna Kennedy and David Manners from LADY WITH A PAST.

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  16. Jo Anne says:

    The Black Cat 1934, Bela Boris and the couple on the train are David Manners and Julie Bishop

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  17. Dan Nather says:

    The gentleman is David Manners, and I’m guessing that the lady is Julie Bishop, the film being THE BLACK CAT (1934).

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  18. Eve says:

    Well, he is the ever so yummy David Manners, I believe.

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  19. Patricia Ann says:

    Betty Field ?

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  20. Gregory Moore says:

    Elissa Landi and David Manners in “The Great Flirtation”.

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  21. James Curtis says:

    Gee, even I can get this one. It’s Jacqueline Wells and David Manners in THE BLACK CAT.

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  22. Rick Scott says:

    Actually Bishop was billed as Jacqueline Wells

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  23. Mary Mallory says:

    Julie Bishop/Jacqueline Wells and David Manners in THE BLACK CAT.

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  24. Don Danard says:

    Tuesday’s Mystery Person is, as he was once called in a book title, “Dear Boris”.

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  25. juliemerholz says:

    The Black Cat with…so far…Julie Bishop, David Manners, Boris Karloff….and I’m sure Bela Lugosi
    and Egon Brecher..will show up.

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  26. Rick Scott says:

    Today is Boris Karloff

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  27. Patrick says:

    Tuesday = the ominous Boris Karloff as Hjalmar Poelzig.

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  28. ValleDave says:

    Monday: David Manners and Julie Bishop, Tuesday: Boris Karloff….in “The Black Cat.”

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  29. Dan Nather says:

    Tuesday’s shadow has got to be Karloff . . .

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  30. Don Danard says:

    Gotta be Bela Lugosi today, Wednesday.

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  31. Lorenzo says:

    Monday’s mystery lady reminds me of Jean Arthur.

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  32. Rick Scott says:

    What’s Boris without Bela (Lugosi)?

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  33. Sarah says:

    It’s the Black Cat! I knew Monday’s mystery person was David Manners, but I wasn’t sure which film it was until today. Great choice!

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  34. aryedirect says:

    Boris and Bela, in the shadows of shame.

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  35. Mike Hawks says:

    Boris Karloff for tuesday and Bela Lugosi for wednesday.

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  36. Patrick says:

    Wednesday = Bela Lugosi as Dr. Vitus Werdegast.

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  37. dewey webb says:

    David Manners, Julie Bishop, Karloff & Lugosi in The Black Cat

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  38. davidfranklin says:

    monday, david manners, don’t know the girl, tue is boris karloff and wed is bela lugosi

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  39. Dan Nather says:

    Given his surroundings, Wednesday’s star is Bela Lugosi.

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  40. Don Danard says:

    Well, for today, Thursday, we have Henry Armetta on the left and Albert Conti on the right.

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  41. Patrick says:

    Thursday = Henry Armetta and Albert Conti.

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  42. Mary Mallory says:

    Henry Armetta on the left today.

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  43. Mary Mallory says:

    And Albert Conti on the right.

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  44. Rick Scott says:

    Henry Armetta on left

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  45. Mike Hawks says:

    And our supporting players for thursday are Henry Armetta and Albert Conti.

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  46. Claire Lockhart says:

    THE BLACK CAT (1934) Julie Bishop, David Manners, Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Henry Armetta and Albert Conti.

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  47. Dan Nather says:

    Thursday’s gents are Henry Armetta and Albert Conti!

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  48. gary martin says:

    Henry Armetta on Thursday and Boris Karlof seen from the back on Tuesday suggest to me that this must be The Black Cat, 1934, the others being David Manners, Julie Bishoop, and Bela Lugosi. I think I last saw this in 1953.

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  49. Gary Martin says:

    My guess of The Black Cat seems to have disappeared. Henrry Armetta, Boris from the back, Bela in profile, and David Manners with Julie Bishop…. I’ll hit the button real hard this time.

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  50. Rick Scott says:

    Egon Brecher on right (took a little more thought)

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  51. david franklin says:

    the taller mystery chap is dennis hoey

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  52. Don Danard says:

    And, to wrap up the week, the title character, “The Black Cat”

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  53. Rick Scott says:

    Darn, I was waiting for Lucille Lund or Harry Cording. Today we have the title character.

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  54. Mary Mallory says:

    I don’t think black kitty has a name.

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  55. The chap in the first photo – David Manners? Or no…

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