Dewey Webb, one of the L.A. Daily Mirror regulars, wrote the other day about TCM’s intro to its late-night shows. Dewey was saying that he only recently realized that these are clipped from other movies and not original footage. So I thought it would be fun to use these as mystery photos. I don’t recognize any of these shots, so I am going to make the comments live as they come in, a bit different from the usual practice.
Here’s our first shot.
And here’s our second shot.
I think I’ll speed this up a bit, since everyone has seen this already.
Here’s our late-night ticket taker.
Our late-night ballroom.
Hobson Fur Co.
Robert Walker is a proponent of mass transit.
The diner is open.
Our lady of the mirror.
Parking the Ford.
Here’s your coffee.
And an evocation of Edward Hopper’s “Nighthawks.”