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Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

February 28, 2011 |  7:20 am

  Los Angeles Times file photo  

  July 22, 1977  

[Update 2: This is radio personality “Sweet Dick” Whittington.]

[Update: Please congratulate Dewey Webb for identifying our mystery fellow, who has a long listing on imdb.]


OK, who’s our mystery guy?


Sound clip of Dick Whittington

There’s more information on the jump!

  July 22, 1977, Dick Whittington  

Whittington was clearly ahead of his time in advocating secession of the San Fernando Valley in this 1977 advertising piece. His “Declaration of Proclamation,” delivered to England, appears below.

  Feb. 27, 2011, Mystery Photo  
  Los Angeles Times file photo  

  July 22, 1977, Whittington  
  July 22, 1977, Whittington