Tag Archives: #photography

L.A. Daily Mirror Retro Holiday Shopping Guide

Note: This is an encore post from 2011. I picked up “The Big Picture,” Melba Levick and Stanley Young’s 1988 book about Los Angeles murals, not realizing what a terribly sad book it would be. As Young notes: “Most artists … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated +]

And here’s a mystery lady from the amazing collection of Steven Bibb!

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Found on EBay – C.C. Pierce

Here’s a fun discovery: A postcard of the Theosophical Institute on Point Loma from the C.C. Pierce studios. As I noted the other day, Charles C. Pierce was one of the more prolific photographers in Southern California and acquired the … Continue reading

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Found on EBay – C.C. Pierce

This photo from the studio of Charles C. Pierce of Los Angeles, showing the relocation of Yaqui women by order of the Mexican government, has been listed on EBay. Pierce operated one of the most prolific studios in late 19th … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

Here’s a mystery lady from the amazing collection of Steven Bibb!

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Japanese Evacuation: Images of Executive Order 9066

Scott Harrison, my colleague on The Times photo desk, has posted a gallery of images from the evacuation of Japanese Americans in 1942. He plans to add to these photos, so check back for more.

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Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

And this movie would be?  I know, too easy, right?

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Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

[Update: This is Glen Boles. Please congratulate Mike Hawks and Mary Mallory for identifying him!]

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Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

Here’s another photo from the collection of Steven Bibb! [Update: This is Emlyn Williams. Please congratulate former Mystery Photo star B.J. Merholz, Mike Hawks and Mary Mallory for identifying him! ]

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Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated +]

Here’s another photo from the incredible collection of Steven Bibb!

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Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated +]

Look what I found! And this movie would be? [Update: This is “On Our Merry Way,” a curious film in which Burgess Meredith plays a classified ad salesman who masquerades as a reporter. At first glance, I assumed this was … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

Here’s a mystery photo from the incredible collection of Steven Bibb! [Update: This is Sam Wanamaker in “My Girl Tisa.” The man on the left is unidentified in the caption information, but Don Danard and Mike Hawks identify him as … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated +]

And this movie would be?

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Movieland Mystery Photo

Here’s another mystery photo from the collection of Steven Bibb.

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Movieland Mystery Photo

… and this movie would be?

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Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

Here’s today’s mystery photo from the collection of Stephen Bibb. [Update: This is Hal Le Roy. Plese congratulate Suzanne Annette Stone, Mary Mallory, Dewey Webb, Eve Golden, Don Danard, Mike Hawks, Bob Hansen and Rick Scott for identifying him. ]

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Found on EBay – Witzel Photo

This photo of two dancers from Witzel studios has been listed on EBay. Unfortunately, there’s no information on the women’s identities. Bidding on this photo starts at $4.99.

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Movieland Mystery Photo [Update]

Gosh, a mystery photo in color? Yes, thanks to Steven Bibb! And no, I can’t think of any Native Americans who actually dress like this, except for Hollywood Indians. [Update: This is Lisa Gaye. Please congratulate CandyC, Don Danard and … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

Here’s a mystery fellow, from the collection of Steven Bibb. [Update: This is Juan Varro. According to imdb, his roles include a gigolo in “Mighty Joe Young.” I don’t recall a gigolo in “Mighty Joe Young,” but I haven’t seen … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

[Update: This is Mona Barrie.] Here’s another mystery lady from the collection of Steven Bibb. There’s a new photo on the jump!

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