Monthly Archives: August 2022

Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + +)

For Monday, we have a mystery guest.

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Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights — ‘Spirit of ’76’ as Propaganda

A still from the lost film “Spirit of ‘76” from Moving Picture World.   Note: This is an encore post from 2013. The United States’ Espionage Act was ratified in 1917 to punish those abetting the enemy, promoting military insubordination, … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + ++)

This week’s mystery movie was the 1934 MGM picture What Every Woman Knows, with Helen Hayes, Brian Aherne, Madge Evans, Lucile Watson, Dudley Digges, Donald Crisp, David Torrence and Henry Stephenson.

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Mary Mallory: Hollywood Heights – Ruth Harriet Louise

Photo: Aileen Pringle, photographed by Ruth Harriet Louise, listed on EBay at $49.99. Note: This is an encore post from 2012. Motion picture production jobs both on and off the set have mostly been held by men throughout history, and … Continue reading

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Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights: Viola Lawrence–Hollywood’s First Woman Film Editor

Viola Mallory Lawrence in Exhibitors Herald, Dec. 25, 1920. Mostly forgotten today, or in the shadow of other female editors, Viola Mallory Lawrence actually was the first to cut a film in 1912, going on to work almost 50 years … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie was the 1930 MGM short The Devil’s Cabaret, with Eddie Buzzell.

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