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Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie was the 1949 Columbia picture “The Crime Doctor’s Diary,” with Warner Baxter, Stephen Dunne, Lois Maxwell, Adele Jergens, Robert Armstrong, Don Beddoe and Whit Bissell. Screenplay by Edward Anhalt, story by David Dressler and Edward Anhalt, … Continue reading

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Photo shoot

Here’s how news editors (now they’re called "page designers") used to crop feature pictures down to a one-column mug. The original portrait. Here’s hoping the poor AP photographer never saw how it got butchered.    First, rotate the picture so … Continue reading

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