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Monday, December 3, 2012

Midnight Grab Bag! Mystery Photos #121-125!


Welcome back to the ol' Arcana for another round of Grab Bag Goodies!

As outlined in previous installments, I purchased a few hundred promotional stills that have had their title captions trimmed off. Some I recognize, most I don't. It's up to my faithful readership to help me decipher what they're promoting. Hell, solve enough of 'em and maybe I'll send you some of the duplicates I received!

For those not familiar with promo stills, they occasionally carry a helpful hint or two. Some are branded with a cataloging code of letters and numbers which usually signify an abbreviation of the title (sometimes a retitling) and, if you're especially lucky, maybe the year of release (not to be confused with year of production). And that's pretty much all we have to go on...

The twenty-fifth batch is below; let's see what you've got!

#121: HM-702

#122: No Markings!

#123: MOS-7

#124: MA-POS-2

#125: MUL-20

Like what you see? Be sure and check out our previous Grab Bag Photos, a lot of which are still unidentified. And don't forget, our Upcoming Releases List (the best on the 'net) is constantly updated, so stop by and pre-order some cool stuff!

© 2012 -- Bruce Holecheck. All Rights Reserved.


  1. #124: MA-POS-2
    The Main Attraction (1962)
    with Pat Boone and Nancy Kwan ...;o)

  2. #122 ...looks like Darren McGavin to me...but what film...hmm...?

  3. #121 is THE ANNIVERSARY.

  4. Jeez you guys are good! I probably won't get a chance to update the post until Thursday.

    I think #122 looks like Venantino Venantini, myself.

  5. 2 is Darren MacGavin from Hanger 18

  6. Nah, actually I don't think it's Hanger 18 or the Martian Chronicles.I really want to say Kolchak, The Night Stalker but "Carl" always had the hat either on his head or in his hand. It's definately Darren McGavin and it's some time in the early 1970's.

  7. Ok, I now know what 122 is, without any doubt, it's Darren McGavin from Airport 77.

  8. Hey Bruce, long time no see. Have a quick question: Do you know where to find that Slave Revolt scene from Goodbye Uncle Tom that wasn't in the U.S. or the Italo Director's Cut?

  9. Hi! Thank you for your interesting blog. Could you tell me wich film this beautiful picture belongs to?:


    Thank you!

  10. OK,thank you very much for your polite answer: your blog is much better than your courtesy. Have a nice day.

  11. Don't be a dick -- I missed your first comment.

    The impetus of the Grab Bag posts is that I honestly don't know what films they are. Once they're identified, I update the listing (which reminds me that still need to update this one...)

  12. 122 is Darren McGavin in "Hay que matar a B" by José Luis Borau.