Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

Jan. 13, 2018, Miss Julie
This week’s mystery movie has been the 1951 Swedish film “Miss Julie,” from the play by August Strindberg, with Anita Bjork, Ulf Palme, Marta Dorff, Lissi Alandh, Anders Henrikson, Inga Gill, Ake Fridell, Kurt-Olof Sundstrom, Max Von Sydow, Margareta Krook, Ake Claesson, Inger Norberg and Jan Hagerman. Photography by Goran Strindberg, music by Dag Wiren, conducted by Sixten Ehrling, art direction by Bibi Lindstrom, screenplay and direction by Alf Sjoberg.

“Miss Julie” is available on DVD from the Criterion Collection.

Writing in the New York Times (April 8, 1952) Bosley Crowther said:

August Strindberg’s old play, “Miss Julie,” which tells a grim, neurotic tale of the mad passion of a Swedish maiden for her father’s handsome valet, may be considerably old-fashioned in its heavily labored social theme and also a trifle antiquated in its devious psychology. The wall between master and servant, which existed in 1888, at the time the play was written, seems ridiculously feudal today and shame over loving the butler seems a rather dull cause for suicide.

But, even so, Sweden’s Alf Sjoberg, who wields a superb directorial hand, as well as puts together an excitingly cinematic script, has got from this Scandinavian drama a surprisingly fascinating film, which goes by the title of “Miss Julie” and opened at the World yesterday.

Jan. 13, 2018, Mystery Photo
Miss Julie (Anita Bjork) chastises her fiance (Kurt-Olof Sundstrom) with a riding crop. And no, this is one of many things in “Miss Julie” that American audiences did not expect in 1951.

Jan. 8, 2018, Mystery Photo

For Monday, we have a mystery woman.

Update: This is Inga Gill.

Jan. 9, 2018, Mystery Photo

For Tuesday, we have a mystery gent.

Update: This is Max Von Sydow.

Jan. 10, 2018, Mystery Photo

For Wednesday, we have a mystery lad.

Update: This is Jan Hagerman.

Brain Trust roll call: Howard Mandelbaum (mystery movie and Monday’s and Tuesday’s mystery guests), Sheila (Tuesday’s mystery guest), Roget-L.A. (Tuesday’s mystery guest), Benito (Tuesday’s mystery guest), Jenny M. (Tuesday’s mystery guest), Floyd Thursby (mystery movie and Tuesday’s mystery guest), Anne Papineau (mystery movie and Monday’s and Tuesday’s mystery guests), Mary Mallory (Tuesday’s mystery guest), Don Danard (Tuesday’s mystery guest) and Lee Ann, Megan and Thom (Tuesday’s mystery guest).

Jan. 11, 2018, Mystery Photo

For Thursday, we have a somewhat astonished mystery chap.

Update: This is Ulf Palme.

Brain Trust roll call: Howard Mandelbaum (Wednesday’s mystery lad), Mary Mallory (mystery movie and Wednesday’s mystery lad), Roget-L.A. (mystery movie and Wednesday’s mystery lad), Anne Papineau (Wednesday’s mystery lad) and Mike Hawks (Tuesday’s mystery man).

Jan. 12, 2018, Mystery Photo

And for Friday, we have a mystery woman.

Update: This is Anita Bjork,

Brain Trust roll call: Howard Mandelbaum (Thursday’s mystery gent), Mary Mallory (Thursday’s mystery gent), Anne Papineau (Thursday’s mystery gent), Lee Ann, Megan and Thom (mystery movie and Monday’s, Wednesday’s and Thursday’s mystery guests) and L.C. (mystery movie and Tuesday’s mystery gent).

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

  1. Lee Ann Bailey says:

    I am taking a guess without Thom and Megan because I’m not sure of my ID. Is this 50’s actress Carol Leigh?


  2. Diane Ely says:

    Glynis Johns?


  3. Jenny M says:

    Bibi Andersson


  4. Sheila says:

    Max von Sydow for Tuesday?


  5. Max von Sydow in MISS JULE (1951).


  6. Rogét-L.A. says:

    It’s probably too early in the week for this person, but is Tuesday’s mystery gent Max Von Sydow?


  7. Benito says:

    Max Von Sydow today


  8. Jenny M says:

    Max Von Sydow


  9. Floyd Thursby says:

    Tuesday is Max von Sydow when he was just starting out. The movie is probably “Miss Julie.”


  10. Anne Papineau says:

    Max Von Sydow in “Miss Julie”


  11. Anne Papineau says:

    On Monday, Inga Gill?


  12. Mary Mallory says:

    Ulla Jacobsson and Max von Sydow, but I don’t think they were in anything together.


  13. Don Danard says:

    The man looks like a youngish Max von Sydow.


  14. Lee Ann, Megan and Thom says:

    Max von Sydow for today.


  15. mary mallory says:

    MISS JULIE. Anita Bjork Monday and Jan Hagerman today.


  16. Rogét-L.A. says:

    Wednesday’s mystery lad is Jan Hagerman. Mystery movie: Miss Julie (1951)


  17. Anne Papineau says:

    On Wednesday, Jan Hagerman


  18. Mike Hawks says:

    Why is Max von Sydow our tuesday man?


  19. beachgal says:

    Is our child actor Darryl Hickman?


  20. mary mallory says:

    Ulf Palme.


  21. Anne Papineau says:

    Ulf Palme


  22. Lee Ann, Megan and Thom says:

    Miss Julie with Ulf Palme for today, Jan Hagerman for Wednesday, and Inga Gill for Monday.


  23. LC says:

    Miss Julie (1951) w/Max von Sydow


  24. Anne Papineau says:

    Anita Björk


  25. mary mallory says:

    Lissa Alandh Monday and Anita Bjork today.


  26. SylviaE says:

    Here are my guesses – “reverse engineering” based on the quote provided on Friday:

    The movie is Miss Julie (1951) – Froken Julie (in Sweden)
    Monday – maybe a young Inga Gill?
    Tuesday – mayber a young Max Von Sydow
    Wednesday’s child – Jan Hagerman
    Thursday – Ulf Palme
    Friday – Anita Bjork


  27. Benito says:

    Remade in 1999 with Saffron Burrows


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