Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

June 20, 2015, Mystery Photo
This week’s mystery movie has been the 1944 picture “The Woman in the Window,” directed by Fritz Lang, starring Edward G. Robinson (Friday’s mystery chap), Joan Bennett (Thursday’s mystery painting), Raymond Massey (Friday’s mystery chap), Edmond Breon (not shown), Dan Duryea (not shown), Thomas E. Jackson (not shown), Dorothy Peterson (Monday’s mystery guest), Arthur Loft (Tuesday’s mystery guest) and Frank Dawson (not shown).  It was photographed by Milton Krasner, with music by Arthur Lange, and produced and written for the screen by Nunnally Johnson, from a novel by J.H. Wallis.

June 15, 2015, Mystery Photo

For Monday, we have a mystery woman.

Update: This is Dorothy Peterson.

June 16, 2015, Mystery Photo

And for Tuesday, we have a mystery gent.

This is Arthur Loft, who also appears as…


Please congratulate Howard Mandelbaum, Jenny M, Sheila and Megan, Lee Ann and Thom for identifying Monday’s mystery woman.

June 17, 2015, Mystery Photo

And here’s Wednesday’s mystery guest.

This is George “Spanky” McFarland in what would be his last (uncredited) role for more than 20 years.

Please congratulate Don Danard (Tuesday’s mystery fellow), dlhartzog (mystery movie and guests), Howard Mandelbaum (mystery movie and Tuesday’s mystery guest) and Mike Hawks (mystery movie and guests).

June 18, 2015, Mystery Photo

For Thursday, we have a mystery painting.

Joan Bennett as painted by an anonymous artist.

Please congratulate Mary Mallory (mystery movie and guests), Barbara Klein (mystery movie and guests), Julie Merholz (mystery movie and cast), Mike Hawks (Wednesday’s mystery Boy Scout), Benito (mystery movie and mystery Boy Scout), Jenny M (mystery movie and mystery Boy Scout), Don Danard (Wednesday’s mystery Boy Scout), Lorenzo (Wednesday’s mystery Boy Scout),  Stevo (Wednesday’s mystery Boy Scout), Patrick (mystery movie and mystery guests), Roget-L.A. (mystery movie and mystery Boy Scout), Howard Mandelbaum (Wednesday’s mystery Boy Scout), LC (mystery movie and mystery cast),   Megan Lee Ann and Thom (mystery movie) and dlhartzog (Wednesday’s mystery Boy Scout, mystery cast).

 June 19, 2015, Mystery Photo

And for Friday, we have Rod Steiger and Marlon Brando in “On the Waterfront.”

And Raymond Massey and Edward G. Robinson.

Please congratulate Mary Mallory (mystery painting), Mike Hawks (mystery painting), Chrisbo (mystery movie and guests), Anne Papineau (mystery movie and Monday’s mystery woman), Barbara Klein (mystery painting), Dennis Gilliam (mystery movie and mystery painting) and Beachgal (mystery movie and guests).

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

  1. Anne Papineau says:

    Miriam Hopkins


  2. Howard Mandelbaum says:

    Dorothy Peterson


  3. Gary Martin says:

    My goodness. She looks like June Christy. Is this her mother?


  4. Jenny M says:

    Dorothy Peterson


  5. Sheila says:

    Dorothy Peterson


  6. Chrisbo says:

    Is that Anne Revere?


  7. Charles Kjelland says:

    Osa Masson?


  8. Megan, Lee Ann and Thom says:

    Dorothy Peterson


  9. Don Danard says:

    I believer today’s Mystery Man is Arthur Loft.


  10. dlhartzog says:

    Arthur Loft and Dorothy Peterson, Fritz Lang’s The Woman in the Window.


  11. Earl Boebert says:

    I’m thinking Virginia Christine and Sheldon Leonard in “The Gangster” (1947).


  12. MIKE HAWKS says:

    Arthur Loft and who is that lady from monday?


  13. Howard Mandelbaum says:

    Arthur Loft, stabbed by scissors in “Woman in the Window.”


  14. MIKE HAWKS says:

    Finally got it. Dorothy Peterson joins Arthur Loft in WOMAN IN THE WINDOW.


  15. Mary Mallory says:

    Spanky McFarland today?


  16. Barbara Klein says:

    “The Woman in the Window”

    Monday – Dorothy Peterson
    Tuesday – Arthur Loft
    Wednesday – Spanky McFarland


  17. juliemerholz says:

    The Woman In The Window 1944, Dorothy Peterson, Arthur Loft, Spanky Mc Farland, Raynond Massey, Dan Duryea, Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett.


  18. MIKE HAWKS says:

    George “Spanky” McFarland.


  19. Mary Mallory says:

    WOMAN IN THE WINDOW. Edmund Breon and Dorothy Peterson.


  20. Benito says:

    Wednesday: George “Spanky” McFarland is our pudgy Boy Scout in THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW [1944].


  21. Jenny M says:

    George ‘Spanky’ McFarland in the Woman in the Window.


  22. Don Danard says:

    “Spanky” McFarland today.


  23. Lorenzo says:

    Wednesday’s guest sure looks a lot like George “Spanky” McFarland, everybody’s favorite rascal.


  24. stevo says:

    could today be George “spanky” McFarland ?


  25. Patrick says:

    Monday = Dorothy Peterson, Tuesday = Arthur Loft and Wednesday = George ‘Spanky’ McFarland in The Woman in the Window from 1944.


  26. Rogét-L.A. says:

    George “Spanky” McFarland; The Woman in the Window (1944)


  27. Howard Mandelbaum says:

    George ‘Spanky’ McFarland


  28. LC says:

    Fritz Lang’s The Woman in the Window (1944) w/Dorothy Peterson, Ed. G. Robertson, Dan Duryea, Joan Bennett & Spanky McFarland.


  29. Megan, Lee Ann and Thom says:

    The Woman in the Window


  30. dlhartzog says:

    Spanky McFarland today. E. G. Robinson, Dan Duryea, Joaan Bennett, and Ray Massey waiting in the wings.


  31. MIKE HAWKS says:

    Where is this painting of Joan Bennett?


  32. Chrisbo says:

    Now I get it: Woman in the Window. Dorothy Peterson Monday, Arthur Loft Tuesday, Spanky McFarland, Wednesday, Joan Bennett today.


  33. Anne Papineau says:

    Dorothy Peterson, “The Woman in the Window”


  34. Barbara Klein says:

    Thursday – IMHO, a not very good portrait of Joan Bennett


  35. Thursday: Portrait of Joan, Bennett that is. Film: Fritz Lang’s The Woman in the Window.


  36. beachgal says:

    The movie is Woman In the Window – Thurs is Joan Bennett, Wen is Spanky McFarland, Tues is Arthur Loft, Monday is Dorothy Peterson


  37. Lorenzo says:

    With today’s gracious mystery gifts of Robinson and Massey I would say the movie in question is “A Woman In The Window.”


  38. Charles Kjelland says:

    Must be the Woman in the Window with Edward G Robinson and Raymond Massey.


  39. MIKE HAWKS says:

    Raymond Massey and Edward G. Robinson are discussing the finer points of their respective contracts.


  40. beachgal says:

    Friday are Raymond Massey and Edward G. Robinson


  41. Barbara Klein says:

    Friday – Two doctors!! Dr. Leonard Gillespie and Dr. Paul Ehrlich. 🙂


  42. E. Yarber says:

    I must admit that Wednesday’s glimpse of Spanky McFarland made me feel that the film must have something to do with Allen Sherman at Camp Granada, but the portrait and Edward G. make it a lock for The Woman in the Window.


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