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Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

January 14, 2011 |  7:26 am





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  Los Angeles Times file photo  

[Update: Yes, this is a movie premiere at the late Carthay Circle Theatre. Keep reading for more details!]

Here’s another crowd scene, but this one is a premiere at a mystery theater…





  Aug. 12, 1937, High, Wide and Handsome  

This is the Aug. 12, 1937, premiere of “High, Wide and Handsome.” Did Mike Hawks say Lynne Overman at the microphone? He nailed it! 



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Here’s the back of the picture …
 
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… and this  is a better look.

  Aug. 13, 1937, High Wide and Handsome  

The Yacht Club Boys? Please congratulate Mary Mallory for spotting Judy Canova!

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Here’s a mystery fellow at the microphone…


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… a bit of the mystery theater …

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… a bushel basket of flashbulbs …



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… the mystery crowd in bleachers ….

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… and in the windows …

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… the red carpet …

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… mystery celebrities in tuxedoes and furs …

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… wait a minute. That looks like a previous mystery guest ….

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[I believe this is Bob “Bazooka” Burns.] Sure is!

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