This week’s mystery movie has been the 1966 Czech film “Closely Watched Trains,” which won the Academy Award for foreign film in 1968. It was directed by Jiri Menzel and written by Menzel and Bohumil Hrabal from a novel by Hrabal. It was released on DVD by the Criterion Collection.
For Monday, we have a mystery woman.
Update: This is Jitka Scoffin.
And for Tuesday, we have another mystery woman.
Update: This is Jitka Zelenohorská.
For Wednesday, we have a mystery guest with a mystery bird on his head.
Update: This is Vladimír Valenta.
Please congratulate Patrick for identifying our mystery film and mystery guests and Dan Nather for correctly identifying the era.
It looks like Tuesday’s mystery woman has found a friend.
Here’s another picture of our mystery friend.
Update: This is Josef Somr.
Please congratulate Mary Mallory (mystery era), Benito (mystery movie and mystery women) and Patrick (Wednesday’s mystery guest).
For Friday, here is our leading man…
… who has just done something aggravating to a train.
And this is Václav Neckár
Please congratulate Mary Mallory (mystery movie), Mike Hawks (mystery movie and guests), dlhartzog (mystery movie), Patrick (Thursday’s mystery guest) and Jenny M (mystery movie). Partial credit to Diane Ely for when (but not where) the movie was made. It’s a period piece with some anachronisms.