Penalty (1920) DVD
In an early starring film that showcased his fascination with strange roles (and the physical hardships that went into them), Lon Chaney strapped his legs behind him at the knees to play a crippled criminal genius who uses an army of beggars and thieves to try to take over the city of San Francisco. With Claire Adams, Charles Clary. 82 min. Standard; Soundtrack: music score; featurettes; bonus short "By the Sun's Rays" (1914); photo gallery; more. Silent with music score.