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Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

December 31, 2010 |  7:13 am

  Los Angeles Times file photo  

[Update: STRAIGHT FROM THE GOVERNOR -- Making motion picture history, Governor James V. Allred of Texas started cameras turning on the first scene of Paramount's "The Texas Rangers" via long-distance telephone from the Texas Centennial headquarters, Dallas, Texas, to director King Vidor's location site 1,000 miles away on the plains of New Mexico, near Gallup. Here Vidor, seated, is receiving the opening-scene direction tips as members of the cast, left to right, Jack Oakie, Fred MacMurray and Lloyd Nolan, wait for the word "action." The opening marks the first time that a governor has participated in the actual filming of a motion picture scene.

[Filming “The Texas Rangers” in New Mexico?]

This photo is just a bit strange … See if you can figure out what’s going on. More details on the jump.

Here’s our mystery talent …


… the mystery camera guy …


… and what exactly is going on here? An early teleconference?


Look at those ears…. Whatever is happening, the mystery horse think it’s a bad idea.