Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s movie was the 1926 MGM silent picture “Exit Smiling” with Beatrice Lillie (one of Friday’s mystery guests) and Jack Pickford (Thursday’s mystery guest). The story was by Marc Connelly, screenplay by Sam Taylor and Tim Whelan with titles by Joe Farnham. It was directed by Sam Taylor.


Feb. 2, 2015, Mystery Photo

And for Monday, we have a mystery gent with a cigar.

This is DeWitt Jennings.


And for Tuesday, we have a somewhat surprised mystery woman.

This is Doris Lloyd.

Please congratulate Mike Hawks for identifying Monday’s mystery chap.

Feb. 4, 2015, Mystery Photo

And for Wednesday….

This is Franklin Pangborn, much younger than we are used to seeing him.

Please congratulate Mike Hawks for identifying our mystery movie and Tuesday’s mystery woman and Sheila for identifying Tuesday’s mystery woman.

Feb. 5, 2015, Mystery Photo

And for Thursday….

Jack Pickford.

Please congratulate Mary Mallory (mystery movie and Wednesday’s mystery fellow), Benito (Wednesday’s mystery fellow) and Mike Hawks (Wednesday’s mystery fellow).

Feb. 6, 2015, Mystery Photo

And for Friday…

Bea Lillie and Doris Lloyd.

Please congratulate Mary Mallory (Tuesday’s and Thursday’s mystery guests), Mike Hawks (Thursday’s mystery gent) and Dan Nather (mystery movie and guests).

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

  1. stanhope1929 says:

    Is it Fred Kelsey, as “Detective Jones”, from GOLD DIGGERS OF 1933?


  2. Bert Harbinson says:

    Edgar Kennedy?


  3. MIKE HAWKS says:

    DeWitt Jennings.


  4. Dewey Webb says:

    Stage Mother


  5. Mary Mallory says:

    Edward Kimball yesterday?


  6. MIKE HAWKS says:

    Doris Lloyd in EXIT SMILING 1926.


  7. Floyd Thursby says:



  8. Sheila says:

    Doris Lloyd?


  9. Benito says:

    Stick em up, Franklin Pangborn!


  10. MIKE HAWKS says:

    Franklin Pangborn in a very early macho performance.


  11. Mary Mallory says:

    William Gillette Monday and Louise Lorraine yesterday in EXIT SMILING.


  12. Mary Mallory says:

    Jack Pickford today and Louise Lorraine Tuesday.


  13. Mary Mallory says:

    Oops, make that Doris Lloyd Tuesday.


  14. Dan Nather says:

    My movie sense is saying “MGM silent feature.” EXIT SMILING?


    • Dan Nather says:

      That’s it! Just looked at the DVD to check. So that means:

      Monday — DeWitt Jennings
      Tuesday — Doris Lloyd
      Wednesday — Franklin Pangborn
      Thursday — Jack Pickford


  15. MIKE HAWKS says:

    Jack Pickford in a sober moment.


  16. Karen in Austin says:

    Thursday — a very young Cesar Romero?


  17. Mary Mallory says:

    Beatrice Lillie and Louise Lorraine today.


  18. Patrick says:

    Couldn’t get it until I put together Wednesday’s Franklin Pangborn with Friday’s Beatrice Lillie in drag; “Exit Smiling” from 1926.


  19. MIKE HAWKS says:

    Beatrice Lillie and Doris Lloyd taking it big.


  20. Floyd Thursby says:

    This is “Exit Smiling.” Wednesday is Franklin Pangborn and Friday is Bea Lillie.


  21. Those of us who come from Chicago will forever remember Bea Lillie’s famous comeback after being snubbed by Mrs. Armour at a high end Chicago beauty salon: “You may tell the butcher’s wife that Lady Peel has finished.”


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