Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

Nov. 20, 2014
This week’s mystery movie has been the 1934 Universal film “One More River,” starring Diana Wynyard, Frank Lawton, Colin Clive and Mrs. Patrick Campbell. It was directed by James Whale with a script by R.C. Sherriff, adapted from the novel by John Galsworthy. Art direction was by Charles D. Hall, photography by John J. Mescall and music by W. Franke Harling.  Special effects by John P. Fulton and edited by Ted Kent.

Nov. 24, 2014, Mystery Photo

For Monday, we have a mystery woman.

This is Mrs. Patrick Campbell, who she only appeared in six films, the last in 1935. But that was no obstacle to the Daily Mirror’s Brain Trust.

Nov. 25, 2014, Mystery Photo

And for today, it’s a mystery chap in a newsboy cap and wing collar. Don’t see that too often, eh?

Even a newsboy cap and goggles can’t hide the fact that this is Snub Pollard.

Please congratulate Howard Mandelbaum (Monday’s mystery woman), Stanhope1929 (mystery movie and mystery cast) and Dan Nather (Monday’s mystery woman). Most impressive!

Nov. 26, 2014, Mystery Photo

And for Wednesday, a dapper mystery chap.

E.E. Clive, who also appeared in Whale’s “The Invisible Man” and “Bride of Frankenstein,”  and many Bulldog Drummond films.

Please congratulate Mary Mallory for identifying Tuesday’s mystery fellow.

Nov. 27, 2014, Mystery Photo

And for Thursday, who can spot the mystery director making a cameo appearance in this shot? I’m told that his lines in this scene are the only existing recording of his voice.

On the right, Whale, who makes a cameo in this scene at the 20:38 mark, calling for three cheers for David Dornford (Reginald Denny, center).

Please congratulate Floyd Thursby (mystery movie/wrong mystery guest), Dan Nather (mystery movie, Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s mystery guests), Stanhope1929 (Wednesday’s mystery chap) and Lee Ann, Megan and Thom (Wednesday’s mystery chap).

Nov. 28, 2014, Mystery Photo

And for Friday, we have the mysterious leads of our mystery movie.

This is Shelley Duvall and Robin Williams in “Popeye.” OK, it’s Diana Wynyard and Frank Lawton.

Please congratulate Anne Papineau (mystery movie, mystery director, mystery guests), Stanhope1929 (mystery movie, mystery director), Lee Ann, Megan and Thom (Thursday’s mystery guest), Mary Mallory (mystery movie, mystery director and mystery guests) and LC (mystery movie, mystery directory and mystery guests).

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

  1. stanhope1929 says:

    Mrs. Patrick Campbell, from the 1934 film ONE MORE RIVER. It was directed by James Whale, and also starred Diana Wynyard, Frank Lawton and COLIN CLIVE.


  2. stanhope1929 says:

    It’s Mrs. Patrick Campbell, from the 1934 film ONE MORE RIVER. It was directed by James Whale, and starred Diana Wynyard, Frank Lawton and COLIN CLIVE. It was based on John Galsworthy’s final book, and was part of the FORSYTE SAGA. It’s also the first film appearance of Jane Wyatt.


  3. DeweyWebb says:

    Emma Dunn


  4. Dan Nather says:

    OK, I’m going out on a limb here: Mrs. Patrick Campbell?


  5. rhebag says:

    Constance Collier?


  6. Ed says:

    Is it Kay Francis?


  7. Mary Mallory says:

    Is that Snub Pollard today?


  8. Mary Mallory says:

    Rosemary Theby Monday and THE DRUNKARD?


  9. beachgal says:

    Tues. gentleman in wing collar — Alec Guiness – maybe Kind Hearts and Cornets?


  10. Mary Mallory says:

    Leo G. Carroll today.


  11. Charles Kjelland says:

    Roland Young today?


  12. Floyd Thursby says:

    Wednesday’s gentleman is Lionel Atwill and the movie is James Whale’s “One More River.”


  13. Dan Nather says:

    Harry “Snub” Pollard yesterday, and E. E. Clive today — the two “shadow men” in ONE MORE RIVER.


  14. stanhope1929 says:

    It looks like E.E.Clive.


  15. stanhope1929 says:

    It looks like E.E. Clive.


  16. Lee Ann, Megan and Thom says:

    Wednesday’s actor is that tub of ham E. E. Clive.


  17. Pat van Hartesveldt says:

    Tuesday’s mystery man looks like Peter Sellers.


  18. Anne Papineau says:

    James Whale directing Reginald Denny and Mrs. Patrick Campbell in One More River


  19. Mary Mallory says:

    Alfred Hitchcock must be the director, but this shot isn’t PARADINE CASE. Snub was only in that film.


  20. Mary Mallory says:

    And if it is PARADINE CASE, which I thought it was yesterday because that looked like Leo G. Carroll but isn’t, who else could it be? Colin Kenny? That woman does not look like anyone in the film, she’s definitely not one of the stars, and doesn’t fit Elspeth Dudgeon or Isobel Elsom.


  21. stanhope1929 says:

    The “Dornford” Political Rally shot is also from James Whale’s ONE MORE RIVER!


  22. Lee Ann, Megan and Thom says:

    For Thursday, the actor at the center of the shot looks like Reginald Denny, so we are wondering if the mystery movie is one of the Bulldog Drummond series.


  23. Mary Mallory says:

    ONE MORE RIVER. Mrs. Patrick Campbell Monday, E. E. Clive Wednesday, Reginald Denny and James Whale today.


  24. LC says:

    This is One More River (1934) directed by James Whale w/Diana Wynyard, Mrs. Patrick Campbell, Reginald Denny, Jane Wyatt & Colin Clive.


  25. Mary Mallory says:

    Diana Wynyard and Frank Lawton today.


  26. Jenny M says:

    Diana Wynyard and Frank Lawton


  27. Lee Ann, Megan and Thom says:

    Today’s players are Diana Wynyard and Frank Lawton, we believe. That would make the mystery director James Whale and the film “One More River”. The clinching clue was Arthur Hoyt in the still with Reginald Denny.


  28. Dan Nather says:

    I’m not real sure, but I think that’s director James Whale at the far right in Thursday’s photo. I don’t recall him speaking . . . I’ll have to look at the movie again. And, of course, that’s Diana Wynyard and Frank Lawton today.


  29. stanhope1929 says:

    It IS James Whale, and is his only known appearance on film, and the only known recording of his voice. He leads the cheer for Reginald Denny’s character “David Dornford” after he wins the election.


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