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Where East Is East (1929)

US 65m, B&W, Silent Director: Tod Browning; Cast: Lon Chaney, Lupe Vélez, Estelle Taylor, Lloyd Hughes As a battle-scarred hunter of wild animals for circuses and zoos, Tiger Haynes (Chaney) is … Continue reading

04/09/2017 · 2 Comments

West of Zanzibar (1928)

US 65m, B&W, Silent Director: Tod Browning; Cast: Lon Chaney, Lionel Barrymore, Mary Nolan, Warner Baxter Situated in the losing corner of a love triangle, Phroso the magician (Chaney) becomes known … Continue reading

04/08/2017 · 2 Comments

The Ace of Hearts (1921)

US 75m, B&W, Silent Director: Wallace Worsley; Cast: Leatrice Joy, John Bowers, Lon Chaney, Hardee Kirkland The Ace of Hearts is an unusual melodrama about a secret vigilante society whose … Continue reading

04/07/2017 · Leave a comment

Laugh, Clown, Laugh (1928)

US 74m, B&W, Silent Director: Herbert Brenon; Cast: Lon Chaney, Loretta Young, Nils Asther, Bernard Siegel, Cissy Fitzgerald, Gwen Lee Personifying a creepy clown, Chaney plays Tito, a circus performer who … Continue reading

04/05/2017 · 4 Comments