Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

March 3, 2018, Mystery Photo
This week’s mystery movie has been the 1955 Warner Bros. film “Tall Man Riding,” with Randolph Scott, Dorothy Malone, Peggie Castle, Bill Ching, John Baragrey, Robert Barrat, John Dehner, Paul Richards and Lane Chandler. The screenplay was by Joseph Hoffman, from the novel by Norman A. Fox, photography was by Wilfrid M. Cline, art direction by Stanley Fleischer, set decoration by G.W. Berntsen, wardrobe by Moss Mabry, orchestrations by Max Reese and music by Paul Sawtell. The producer was David Weisbart and the director was Lesley Selander.

“Tall Man Riding,” with “Colt .45” and “Fort Worth,” is available on DVD from Amazon.

The Film Bulletin of May 16, 1955, rated the film $$ and said: “Another good Randolph Scott western with action-packed story, will register adequately in action market.

Feb. 25, 2018, Mystery Photo

For Monday, we have a mystery gent. His companion has been cropped out due to his utter lack of mysteriousness.

Update: This is Charles Watts.

Movieland Mystery Photo

For Tuesday, we have a mystery marshal. Or he could be a mystery sheriff. Or a mystery constable.

Update: This is Mickey Simpson.

Brain Trust roll call: Dan (Monday’s mystery barkeep), Jenny M. (Monday’s mysterious mixologist), Anne Papineau (Monday’s enigmatic sommelier) and Sylvia E. (Monday’s unidentified tapster).

Feb. 28, 2018, Mystery Photo

For Wednesday, we have this mystery gent.

Update: This is Paul Richards.

Brain Trust roll call: Jenny M. (mystery movie and Tuesday’s mystery marshal) and Don Danard (Monday’s mystery mixologist and Tuesday’s mystery marshal).

March 1, 2018, Mystery Photo

For Thursday, we have two mystery guests.

Update: This is John Baragrey and Peggie Castle.

Brain Trust roll call: Mike Hawks (mystery movie and mystery guests), B.J. Merholz (Wednesday’s mystery guest), Howard Mandelbaum (mystery movie and mystery guests), Jenny M. (Wednesday’s mystery guest), Sylvia E. (mystery movie and mystery guests), Lee Ann, Megan and Thom (mystery movie and mystery guests) and L.C. (mystery movie and mystery cast).

March 2, 2018, Mystery Photo

And for Friday…. (If you’re wondering, he was 56 when he made this picture and she was 30).

Update: This is Dorothy Malone and Randolph Scott.

Brain Trust roll call: Howard Mandelbaum (Thursday’s mystery guests), Mike Hawks (Thursday’s mystery guests) and Sylvia E. (Thursday’s mystery guests).

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

  1. Dan says:

    Charles Watts

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  2. Jenny M says:

    Charles Watts

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  3. Anne Papineau says:

    Charles Watts?

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  4. James Scott says:

    I’ll guess “The Wheeler Dealers” 1964, staring James Garner. Whom I guess you cropped out of the picture.

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  5. SylviaE says:

    Monday – Charles Watts

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    • SylviaE says:

      Tall Man Riding

      Monday – Charles Watts
      Tuesday – Mickey Simpson
      Wednesday – Paul Richards

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      • SylviaE says:

        Is Monday’s ‘cropped for lack of mysteriousness guy’ Randolph Scott?

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      • SylviaE says:

        Thursday – John Baragrey and Peggy Castle

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      • SylviaE says:

        Tall Man Riding

        Monday – Charles Watts (w/cropped out Randolph Scott)
        Tuesday – Mickey Simpson
        Wednesday – Paul Richards
        Thursday – John Baragrey and Peggie Castle (correction to Peggie’s name – oops)
        Friday – Dorothy Malone and Randolph Scott

        This was another fun one. Thanks!

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  6. Benito says:

    Michael Ansara today? A Syrian sheriff!

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  7. Jenny M says:

    Mickey Simpson in Tall Man Riding.

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  8. Don Danard says:

    Tuesday’s Mystery Marshall is Mickey Simpson.

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  9. Don Danard says:

    The Bartender is Charles Watts I believe.

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  10. MIKE HAWKS says:

    In order of their appearance: Charles Watts, Mickey Simpson & Paul Richards in TALL MAN RIDING.

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  11. Howard Mandelbaum says:

    TALL MAN RIDING (1955). Brownish WarnerColor should have been a clue!
    Monday: Charles Watts, Randolph Scott
    Tuesday: Mickey Simpson
    Wednesday: Paul Richards

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  12. Jenny M says:

    Paul Richards

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  13. Sarah says:

    Today we have a very young Charles Aidman.

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  14. Lee Ann, Megan and Thom says:

    Tall Man Riding, with Paul Richards for today, Mickey Simpson for Tuesday, and Charles Watts for Monday.

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  15. LC says:

    Tall Man Riding (1955) w/ Charles Watts, Mickey Simpson, Paul Richards, Randolph Scott and Dorothy Malone

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  16. Howard Mandelbaum says:

    John Baragrey and Peggie Castle

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  17. MIKE HAWKS says:

    John Baragrey and Peggie Castle. By the way, the tip of the cowboy hat on monday belongs to Randolph Scott.

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  18. Benito says:

    Now guesssing Tuesday’s lawman is Albert Salmi. He usually played a bandido

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  19. mary mallory says:

    TALL MAN RIDING. Charles Adams Monday, Mickey Simpson Tuesday, Paul Richards Wednesday, John Baragrey and Peggy Castle Thursday, and Dorothy Malone and Randolph Scott today.

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  20. beachgal says:

    Ah — Tall Man Riding with Randolph Scott and Dorothy Malone

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  21. Howard Mandelbaum says:

    Dorothy Malone and Randolph Scott.

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  22. MIKE HAWKS says:

    Dorothy Malone & Randolph Scott.

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  23. Don Danard says:

    Ah! Two of my favourites! Malone and Scott.

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