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|Named Person:||Lon Chaney; Lon Chaney; Lon Chaney|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Lon Chaney; Wallace Worsley; Samuel Goldwyn; Gouverneur Morris; Ruth Wightman; Leatrice Joy; John Bowers; Donovan D Short; Vivek Maddala; Herbert Brenon; Elizabeth Meehan; Irving G Thalberg; Bernard Siegel; Loretta Young; James Wong Howe; Marie Halvey; H Scott Salinas; Tod Browning; Waldemar Young; Norman Kerry; Joan Crawford; Merritt Gerstad; Harry Reynolds; Errol Taggart; Kevin Brownlow; Rick Schmidlin; Tom Cushing; David Belasco; Mary Roberts Rinehart; Turner Classic Movies (Firm); Turner Entertainment Co.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
|Language Note:||Silent films with English intertitles and musical acc.; optional subtitles in French and Spanish; closed-captioned in English.|
|Notes:||Laugh, clown, laugh based on the play by David Belasco and Tom Cushing.
The unknown based on the novel "K" by Mary Roberts Rinehart.
Special features: introduction by Turner Classic Movies host Robert Osborne; audio commentaries by Chaney biographer Michael F. Blake; photo/memorabilia galleries; profiles of TCM Young Film Composers competition winners.
|Credits:||[The ace of hearts] Director of photography, Don Short ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; music, Vivek Maddala (2002). [Laugh, clown, laugh] Director of photography, James Wong Howe ; editor, Marie Halvey ; music, H. Scott Salinas (2002). [The unknown] Director of photography, Merritt B. Gerstad ; editor, Harry Reynolds, Errol Taggart.|
|Cast:||[The ace of hearts] Lon Chaney, Joy Leatrice, John Bowers. [Laugh, Clown, Laugh] Lon Chaney, Bernard Siegel, Loretta Young. [The unknown] Lon Chaney, Norman Kerry, Joan Crawford.|
|Target Audience:||Not rated.|
|Description:||2 videodiscs (325 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital surround stereo.; dual layer.|
|Contents:||Disc one: The ace of hearts (1921) / Goldwyn presents ; by Gouverneur Morris ; scenario by Ruth Wightman ; directed by Wallace Worsley --
Laugh, clown, laugh (1928) / a Herbert Brenon production ; screen play by Elizabeth Meehan ; directed by Herbert Brenon. Disc two: The unknown (1927) / story by Tod Browning ; scenario by Waldemar Young ; directed by Tod Browning --
Lon Chaney : a thousand faces (2000) / directed and edited by Kevin Brownlow ; a Photoplay production for Turner Classic Movies --
London after midnight (1927) / 2002 photo reconstruction by Rick Schmidlin.
|Series Title:||TCM archives (Series)|
|Other Titles:||Ace of hearts.
London after midnight.
Laugh, clown, laugh (Motion picture)
Unknown (Motion picture : 1927)
London after midnight (Motion picture)
|Responsibility:||Turner Entertainment Inc.|
Laugh, clown, laugh (73 min.): A professional clown and a self-indulgent count learn to help each other with their problems, but then become romantic rivals.
The unknown (63 min.): Alonzo is an armless knife thrower and marksman for a circus, but he's hiding a secret that will lead to murder and betrayal.
Lon Chaney : a thousand faces (85 min.): Definitive screen biography of Chaney's life and career, including rare footage, archival photos and insightful commentary from costars and historians.
London after midnight (47 min.): Photo reconstruction of the lost 1927 film starring Chaney, directed by Tod Browning.
- Chaney, Lon, -- 1883-1930.
- Conspiracy -- Drama.
- Circus performers -- Drama.
- Abnormalities, Human -- Drama.
- Betrayal -- Drama.
- Murder -- Drama.
- Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
- Clowns -- Drama.
- Longs métrages -- États-Unis.
- Drames (Cinéma)
- Films de gangsters.
- Films d'amour.
- Films disparus.
- Complot -- Films.
- Cirque -- Films.
- Relations entre hommes et femmes -- Films.
- Abnormalities, Human.
- Circus performers.
- Man-woman relationships.