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The Lon Chaney Collection DVD
SKU ID #306995
- Technical Specs
- Format: DVD - Boxed Set
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 2
- Run Time: 325 Minutes
- Region: 1
- Aspect Ratio: Fullscreen
- Language: English
- Studio: Warner Home Video
- DVD Release Date: October 28, 2003
- Packaging: Custom Case
- Closed Captioning: Yes
- Subtitles: English, French
- Audio: ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Surround [CC]
- Color: Black & White / Color
London After Midnight, Rick Schmidlin's Skillful photo reconstruction of the lost 1927 film.
Audio Commentaries by Chaney Biographer Michael F. Blake
Introduction by Turner Classic Movies Host Robert Osborne
Profiles of TCM Young Film Composers Competition Winners
Long before teams of technicians used computers to bring monsters and superheroes to the screen, one man with little more than a makeup kit and a remarkable acting talent dazzled moviegoers with his ability to transform himself into all manner of men, monsters and outcasts. That man was Lon Chaney.
This 2-disc Chaney celebration includes three of his major works. The Ace of Hearts (a tale of murderous intrigue), Laugh, Clown, Laugh (Chaney is a love-smitten circus clown) and The Unknown (Chaney is an armless knife thrower) are in their most complete surviving versions. Narrated by Kenneth Branagh, Turner Classic Movies' compelling documentary Lon Chaney: A Thousand Faces explodes Chaney's diverse career and very private personal life. They are a few of this genius's thousand faces - faces that continue to amaze and entertain.