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Movieland Mystery Photo [Second Update]

January 9, 2011 |  7:53 am


  Los Angeles Times file photo  

[Update: Here’s a little more information. The photo was published June 21, 1936, in The Times rotogravure section, which wasn’t microfilmed, so I can’t refer to the original. The occasion was a meeting at the Riverside Drive Breakfast Club in which silent screen stars "organized a club of their own to perpetuate memories of the past, though many of them still are active in 'the pictures.' "]

They had faces then – and here they are: A reunion of silent film stars in the 1930s. There are a lot of folks in this photo so I’ll leave it up for a few days. I suspect it will be more fun if I post the entries as they come in rather than waiting until the end. Enjoy! And you will see where I had to paste this together from two scans.



1. Evangeline Russell
2. Commodore J. Stuart Blackton
3. Virginia Pearson
4. Jack Richardson
5. Helen Gibson

16. Charley Chase
17. Charles Middleton
18. Kenneth Harlan
19. Edwin August



6. Ruth Remick
7. Ralph Lewis
8. Reginald Barlow
9. Agnes Ayres
10. Jean Darling

20. Heinie Conklin
21. Dorothy Vernon
22. Harry Burns
23. Helen Jerome Eddy
24. Otis Harlan


29. William Austin
30. Creighton Hale
31. Larry Trimble
32. Marin Sais Hoxie
33. Walter Long
34. Katheryne Adams
35. James W. Horne




11. Victor Potel
12. Jack Condon
13. Dot Farley
14. Cleo Ridgely
15. William Farnum

25. Flora Finch
26. Florence Lawrence
27. Alice Lake
28. Helen Holmes

36. Bryant Washburn
37. Minta Durfee Arbuckle