Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Kitley's Krypt MYSTERY PHOTO #56

Another week, another MYSTERY PHOTO!

Jon Kitley, pillar of the Chicago Horror Community and head honcho over at KITLEY'S KRYPT, wants to challenge your horror knowledge. Week in, week out, he posts a Mystery Photo - sometimes from an obscure horror title, sometimes just an unusual shot from a well-known classic. We figured our faithful Claw readers would enjoy the challenge!

Our last photo was from 1981's GHOST STORY, a not-too-shabby adaptation of Peter Straub's hair-raising novel. While its four aged silver screen stars (Fred Astaire, John Houseman, Melvyn Douglas, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.) were the headliners, it was the object of their affections - albeit many years prior - that horror fans remember most: the stunning and mysterious Alma Mobley, as portrayed by She Who Would Be The Borg Queen, Alice Krige. With John Irvin directing a script by Lawrence D. Cohen (who also adapted the 1976 big-screen version of Stephen King's Carrie) and makeup maestro Dick Smith performing some of his renowned latex wizardry, there are worse ways to spend a wintry afternoon...

Let's see how you fare with this week's selection:

If you provide the correct answer, your name will be announced next week on the Kitley's Krypt website (, along with a new photo. Even if you don't know the answer, we welcome any sorta-kinda educated guess! So, send in your emails today and good luck!