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Photo Blog #22: Nagging Mysteries

For this posting, #22 in our series, we revisit a few previously posted but still unknown photos.  We still hope that someone, somewhere, will be able to tell us who (or what) they are.  As always, “clicking”
on the image will increase it in size.  As excellent suggestions, clues or answers are submitted, we will update this blog accordingly.  Thank you!

  1. Probably a musical group–but what is their name either collectively or individually?

2. This gentleman might be an actor, a producer, a director…?  We’d love to know his name.

3. We have some good guesses for this lady.  But can’t yet confirm her identity.

4. Anyone know this lady or the production that she is in?

SOLVED!:  Eleanor Wold in Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Patience” (1973).–Thanks LOOM!

5.  Could this be the actress Cynda Wilson or someone completely different?

6. This woman might be a star of stage or screen or of the opera or music worlds.  But we don’t know.

7.  This extremely familiar looking man has yet to be ID-ed.

8.  We assume that this man is in costume for something but haven’t yet determined the title of the work or who he is.

UPDATE:  Many have suggested Rutger Hauer for this photo but the Library reached out to Mr. Hauer and he says it’s not him.

9.  Another gent who might be from in front of or behind the scenes.  Who is he?

10.  We’d like to know the name of this dashing gent with the carnation.

11. This lady may be a Brit based upon the envelope we found this photo in but we don’t know who she is.

12.  Anyone recognize this man?

13. This could be from a film, TV special or just someone’s really interesting wedding.  We’d love to hear your guesses.

14. We can’t show you the rest of this heavily cropped photo, but hopefully someone will recognize is woman’s face.

15.  Another executive who might not even be from the film industry.  Still, we hope he looks familiar to someone.


To see some of our previous “mystery photo” posts, click on the links below.

Photo Blog #1:  Who’s That Lady?

Photo Blog #2:  Who’s that Gent? (4 out of 6 solved!)

Photo Blog #3:  Name That Movie! (5 out of 6 solved!)

Photo Blog #4:  Musical Mysteries (5 out of 6 solved!)

Photo Blog #5:  Unknown Horrors (1 out of 6 solved!)

Photo Blog #6:  Small Screen Oddities (4 out of 6 solved!)

Photo Blog #7:  International Unknowns (5 out of 6 solved!)

Photo Blog #8:  Mysterious Silents (4 out of 6 solved!)

Photo Blog #9:  Portraits of an Unknown Woman (3 of 10 solved!)

Photo Blog #10:  The Films With No Name (7 out of 8 solved!)

Photo Blog #11:  The Kids are Unknown (5 out of 10 solved!)

Photo Blog #12:  Reel Mysteries (6 out of 10 solved!)

Photo Blog #13:  Men of Mystery (4 out of 10 solved!)

Photo Blog #14:  More Musical Mysteries (3 out of 10 solved!)

Photo Blog #15:  The Executive Guess (1 out of 10 solved!)

Photo Blog #16:  The Familiar Female (1 out of 10 solved!) 

Photo Blog #17:  Cowboys and Question Marks (6 out of 10 solved!)

Photo Blog #18:  Oddities and Ends (2 out of 10 solved!)

Photo Blog #19:  Potpourri (1 out of 10 solved!)

Photo Blog #20:  Lingering Mysteries

Photo Blog #21:  More Lingering Mysteries (1 out of 15 solved!)


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