Lon chaney

Explore the extraordinary career of Lon Chaney, the iconic actor known for his transformative performances in silent films. Discover the captivating characters he brought to life and the lasting impact he left on the world of cinema.
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This still from the lost film LONDON AFTER MIDNIGHT (1927) gives a sense of twisted potential. In recent years, a partial restoration has allowed us to see that the mystery surrounding the LON CHANEY vampire role may well be one best left in the dark. Not a remarkable story or overall presentation, but an evocative characterization nonetheless from the silent film legend. On a personal note, I once rendered a powerful dream (which became the cover of this e-book) a couple of years before…

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Halina Kosnik
Lon Chaney Jr. aka the"original" Werewolf- classic! Hollywood Stars, Hooray For Hollywood, Hollywood Icons, Hollywood Legends, Golden Age Of Hollywood, Hollywood Actor, Vintage Hollywood, Classic Hollywood, Hollywood Celebrities

Actor. One of the most emblematic horror film stars of the 1940s. Though given the name Creighton Chaney by his parents, he took the name Lon Chaney, Jr. at the behest of a producer who wished to capitalize on the reputation of his father, who had starred in such silent classics as The Hunchback of Notre Dame and...

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Clarence Stahlman
https://flic.kr/p/HLy6o | London After Midnight (1927) | Directed by Tod Browning, this mystery/suspense film had the legendary Lon Chaney Sr. playing a dual role as a police detective who dons the disguise of a vampiric character in order to spook a murder confession from a suspect.  This character helps to illustrate the phenomenal effects that Chaney was able to acheive with the stage make-up of the era, along with custom-made dentures and a few pieces of hidden fishing line to make his e... Classic Monster Movies, Classic Horror Movies, Classic Monsters, Silent Horror, Silent Movie, Horror Monsters, Scary Monsters, London After Midnight, Lon Chaney

Directed by Tod Browning, this mystery/suspense film had the legendary Lon Chaney Sr. playing a dual role as a police detective who dons the disguise of a vampiric character in order to spook a murder confession from a suspect. This character helps to illustrate the phenomenal effects that Chaney was able to acheive with the stage make-up of the era, along with custom-made dentures and a few pieces of hidden fishing line to make his eyes bulge slightly. No copies of this film are known to…

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Lisa S