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Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie was the 1935 Twentieth Century film “Les Miserables,” with Fredric March, Charles Laughton, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Rochelle Hudson, John Beal and Frances Drake. Directed by Richard Boleslawski, associate producers William Goetz and Raymond Griffith, screenplay by … Continue reading

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Body of Kidnapped Girl Found in Riverbed

Feb. 4, 1942: “As Coroner R.E. Williams and his aides bore the pitiful little body, still clad in her gay blue and white striped red school dress, toward town for an autopsy to determine the cause of death, the hundreds … Continue reading

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Grauman confidential

  Aug. 17, 1957 Los Angeles BY JACK SMITH Actress Maureen O’Hara’s alleged love scene with a Latin in three rear seats of Grauman’s Chinese Theater was re-enacted before a spellbound audience here yesterday at the Confidential libel trial. A … Continue reading

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