Category Archives: Mystery Photo

Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie has been Shirley Clarke’s 1961 film “The Connection.” It features Freddie Redd on piano, Jackie McLean on saxophone, Michael Mattos on bass, Larry Richie on drums, Warren Finnerty, Jerome Raphael, Garry Goodrow, Jim Anderson, Carl Lee, … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Hollywood, Mystery Photo | Tagged , , | 23 Comments

Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie has been the 1956 MGM picture “Bhowani Junction,”  with Ava Gardner, Stewart Granger, Bill Travers, Abraham Sofaer, Francis Matthews, Marne Maitland, Peter Illing, Edward Chapman, Freda Jackson and Lionel Jeffries. The screenplay was by Sonya Levien … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Hollywood, Mystery Photo | Tagged , , | 36 Comments

Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie was the 1941 RKO picture “Father Takes a Wife,” with Adolph Menjou, Gloria Swanson, John Howard, Desi Arnaz, Helen Broderick, Florence Rice, Neil Hamilton, Grady Sutton, George Meader, Mary Treen and Ruth Dietrich. The screenplay was … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Hollywood, Mystery Photo | Tagged , , | 42 Comments

Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie has been the 1939 Paramount picture “The Cat and the Canary,” and yes, we did the 1927 version as a mystery movie in March. With Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard, John Beal, Douglass Montgomery, Gale Sondergaard, Elizabeth … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Hollywood, Mystery Photo | Tagged , , | 52 Comments

Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

  This week’s mystery movie has been the 1948 Warner Bros. picture “Romance on the High Seas,” with Jack Carson, Janis Paige, Don De Fore, Doris Day, Oscar Levant, S.Z. Sakall, Fortunio Bonanova, Eric Blore, William Bakewell, Franklin Pangborn, Avon … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Hollywood, Mystery Photo | Tagged , , | 44 Comments

Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie has been the 1946 20th Century-Fox picture “The Dark Corner” with Lucille Ball, Clifton Webb, William Bendix, Mark Stevens, Kurt Kreuger, Cathy Downs, Reed Hadley, Constance Collier and Eddie Heywood and His Orchestra. The screenplay was … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Hollywood, Mystery Photo | Tagged , , | 33 Comments

Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie has been the 1927 Universal film “The Cat and the Canary,” with Laura La Plante, Creighton Hale, Forrest Stanley, Tully Marshall, Gertrude Astor, Flora Finch, Arthur Edmund Carew, Martha Mattox, George Siegmann and Lucien Littlefield. Adapted … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Hollywood, Mystery Photo | Tagged , , | 42 Comments

Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie has been the 1944 Paramount film “And Now Tomorrow,” with Alan Ladd, Loretta Young, Susan Hayward, Barry Sullivan, Beulah Bondi, Cecil Kellaway, Grant Mitchell and Helen Mack. The screenplay was by Frank Partos and Raymond Chandler, … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Hollywood, Mystery Photo | Tagged , , | 60 Comments

Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

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, … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Hollywood, Mystery Photo | Tagged , , | 36 Comments

Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie has been the 1944 RKO film “Government Girl,” with Olivia de Havilland, Sonny Tufts, Anne Shirley, Jess Barker, James Dunn, Paul Stewart, Agnes Moorehead, Harry Davenport, Una O’Connor and Sig Ruman. The screenplay was by Dudley … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Hollywood, Mystery Photo | Tagged , , | 31 Comments

Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie has been the 1954 Italian film “Voyage to Italy” or “Journey to Italy,” with George “Georges” Sanders and Ingrid Bergman. It was directed by Roberto Rossellini. The film is available on DVD from the Criterion Collection.

Posted in Film, Hollywood, Mystery Photo | Tagged , , | 34 Comments

Bonus Movieland Mystery Photo

David Wade (@LODaveWade on Twitter) is asking whether anyone can identify this photo. Brain Trust?

Posted in Film, Mystery Photo | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie has been the 1934 MGM film “The Show-Off,” with Spencer Tracy, Madge Evans, Henry Wadsworth, Lois Wilson, Grant Mitchell, Clara Blandick, Alan Edwards and Claude Gillingwater. The screenplay was by Herman J. Mankiewicz from a play … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Hollywood, Mystery Photo | Tagged , , | 34 Comments

Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie has been the 1956 Allied Artists film “Crime in the Streets,” a Lindbrook production. With James Whitmore, Sal Mineo, Mark Rydell, Virginia Gregg, Peter Votrian, Will Kuluva, Malcolm Atterbury, Denise Alexander, Dan Terranova, Peter Miller, Steve … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Hollywood, Mystery Photo | Tagged , , | 37 Comments

Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie has been the 1932 Warner Bros. picture “Winner Take All,” with James Cagney, Marian Nixon, Guy Kibbee, Dickie Moore, Virginia Bruce, Alan Mowbray, Esther Howard, Clarence Muse, Clarence Wilson, Ralf Harold and John Roche. The film … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Hollywood, Mystery Photo | Tagged , , | 35 Comments

Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie has been the 1949 Columbia film “The Reckless Moment,” with James Mason, Joan Bennett, Geraldine Brooks, Henry O’Neill, Shepperd Strudwick, David Bair and Roy Roberts. The screenplay was by Henry Garson and Robert W. Sodeberg, adapted … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Hollywood, Mystery Photo | Tagged , , | 51 Comments

Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

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, … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Hollywood, Mystery Photo | Tagged , , | 36 Comments

Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie has been the 1947 Warner Bros. picture “Escape Me Never,” with Errol Flynn, Ida Lupino, Eleanor Parker, Gig Young, Reginald Denny, Isobel Elsom, Albert Bassermann and Ludwig Stossel. The screenplay was by Thames Williamson, from the … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Hollywood, Mystery Photo | Tagged , , | 51 Comments

Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie has been Warner Bros. 1946 heartwarming holiday classic “The Beast With Five Fingers,” with Robert Alda, Andrea King, Peter Lorre, Victor Francen, J. Carrol Naish, Charles Dingle, John Alvin, David Hoffman, Barbara Brown, Patricia White and … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Hollywood, Mystery Photo | Tagged , , | 36 Comments

Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s movie has been MGM’s saucy Pre-Code film “Flying High” (1931), with Bert Lahr, Charlotte Greenwood, Pat O’Brien, Kathryn Crawford, Charles Winninger, Hedda Hopper, Guy Kibbee and Herbert Braggiotti, with Gus Arnheim and his orchestra. Book, lyrics and music … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Hollywood, Mystery Photo | Tagged , , | 34 Comments