Tag Archives: #Newsboy caps

Movieland Mystery Photo — Newsboy Cap Edition XIII (Updated + + +)

I know, I know. I just did newsboy caps. But I couldn’t resist. Look: It’s an actual newsboy wearing a newsboy cap. I’ll bet you can guess the studio just from this crowd scene. How to Wear a Hat — … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo – Newsboy Cap Edition XII (Updated + + +)

This week’s movie was going to be a Western especially for Don Danard, but the DVD got vapor lock. Perhaps it will return another week if it learns to behave itself. In the meantime we have a movie with, yes, … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo — Newsboy Cap Edition VIII (Updated +++)

Once again, we find newsboy caps in nefarious surroundings — note the presence of a slot machine in the background. Mary Mallory sends along a glass slide from her collection. Thanks, Mary! How to Wear a Hat — Newsboy Cap … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo – Newsboy Caps Again!

A regular reader sends this along, in light of our recurring theme of newsboy caps.

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Movieland Mystery Photo – Newsboy Cap Edition IV [Updated +++]

Yes, it’s another newsboy cap edition of the mystery photo. How to Wear a Hat – Newsboy Cap Edition How to Wear a Hat — ‘Grapes of Wrath’ Edition Movieland Mystery Photo – Newsboy Cap Edition I Movieland Mystery Photo … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo – Newsboy Cap Edition III [Updated +]

OK, I know this will be too easy. But there’s a bonanza of newsboy caps in this film. How to Wear a Hat – Newsboy Cap Edition How to Wear a Hat — ‘Grapes of Wrath’ Edition Movieland Mystery Photo … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo – Newsboy Cap Edition II [Updated]

Here’s two young mystery lads in newsboy caps. And the movie would be? How to Wear a Hat – Newsboy Cap EditionHow to Wear a Hat –  ‘Grapes of Wrath’ EditionMovieland Mystery Photo – Newsboy Cap EditionHow to Wear a … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo – Newsboy Cap Edition [Updated +]

Almost everybody wears a newsboy cap in this film. What could it be? [Please congratulate Dewey Webb, Mike Hawks, Don Danard, Mary Mallory and Rotter for identifying the movie — or our mystery fellow in the incredible sweater. ]

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How to Wear a Hat – Rod Steiger Edition

We have explored how newsboy caps were worn by several men in “Monkey Business” and by Lee Marvin in “King of the North,” by Henry Fonda in “The Grapes of Wrath” and by Marc Chevalier in real life. Here’s Rod … Continue reading

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How to Wear a Hat – ‘The Grapes of Wrath’

As Tom Joad, just paroled from prison, Henry Fonda wears a newsboy cap all through “The Grapes of Wrath,” with costume design by Gwen Wakeling. Let’s take a look. ALSOHow to Wear a Hat — Newsboy Cap Edition How to … Continue reading

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How to Wear a Newsboy Cap – Marc Chevalier Edition

Regular reader Marc Chevalier sends along his version of the proper way to wear a newsboy cap. He says it helps to have an authentic period cap: “The caps made in the ’20s and ’30s have a somewhat different shape … Continue reading

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How to Wear a Hat – Newsboy Cap Edition

Photo: Jack Huston in “Boardwalk Empire.” Credit: Macall Polay HBO via the Los Angeles Times. I was watching “Emperor of the North” and thought a post on newsboy caps might be a good follow-up on How to Wear a Hat … Continue reading

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