25 Lon Chaney Movie Posters (Paperback)
He was nicknamed "The Man of a Thousand Faces" because of his ability to transform himself into "tortured, often grotesque and afflicted onscreen characters using the groundbreaking artistry of makeup he developed." He was motion picture screen immortal, Lon Chaney, Sr., American stage and film actor, make-up artist, director and screenwriter, regarded as "one of the most versatile and powerful actors of early cinema." Chaney is best remembered for his starring roles in such silent horror films as The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923) and The Phantom of the Opera (1925). 25 Lon Chaney Movie Posters celebrates Chaney's film career by presenting more than two dozen one sheet posters, and, in some cases, newspaper ads, lobby cards and window cards, from among his most best remembered films. Films include The Miracle Man (1914), The Penalty (1920), Ace of Hearts (1921), Flesh and Blood (1922), The Blind Bargain (1922), The Trap (1922), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923), He Who Gets Slapped (1924), The Monster (1925), The Unholy Three (1925), The Phantom of the Opera (1925), The Black Bird (1926), The Road to Mandalay (1926), Tell it To the Marines (1926), Dr. Wu (1927), The Unknown (1927), Mockery (1927), London After Midnight (1927), The Big City (1928), Laugh Clown Laugh (1928), While the City Sleeps (1928), West of Zanzibar (1928), Where East is East (1929) and The Unholy Three (1930), sound version and Chaney's last film.