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The penalty

Author: Wallace WorsleySamuel GoldwynRex BeachCharles KenyonDonovan D ShortAll authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Kino on Video, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Deluxe collector's edView all editions and formats
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When an incompetent doctor amputates the legs of a young boy, he has no idea that the youth will grow up to be the immoral and embittered Blizzard, a criminal mastermind who orchestrates a bizarre and heinous plot to avenge himself upon his malefactor.
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Genre/Form: Horror films
Feature films
Silent films
Film adaptations
Drama
Named Person: Gouverneur Morris
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Wallace Worsley; Samuel Goldwyn; Rex Beach; Charles Kenyon; Donovan D Short; Gilbert White; Lon Chaney; Charles Clary; Doris Pawn; James Mason; Milton Ross; Ethel Grey Terry; Kenneth Harlan; Claire Adams; Gouverneur Morris; Goldwyn Pictures Corporation.; Kino International Corporation.
OCLC Number: 48555609
Language Note: Silent, with English intertitles and musical accompaniment.
Notes: Based on the novel: The penalty / by Gouverneur Morris.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1920.
Also issued as part of the box set: American silent horror collection.
Special features: "Notes on 'The penalty'" essay by Chaney biographer Michael F. Blake; "By the sun rays" short film starring Chaney (1914, 11 min.); "Photo gallery" gallery of photographs and artwork from the film; "Lon Chaney's secrets revealed" a video tour of Lon Chaney's makeup case, costumes, and props (9 min.); "The Penalty : novel, script to screen" essay; "Chaney trailers (The big city, While the city sleeps); "Production budget sheet" official budget report for the film; "The miracle man" only known surviving footage of the film starring Chaney (3 min.); Scene comparison (between novel, screenplay & film).
Credits: Photographed by Donovan D. Short ; art director, Gilbert White. Restoration: music composed and performed by Michael Polher.
Cast: Lon Chaney, Charles Clary, Doris Pawn, Jim Mason, Milton Ross, Ethel Grey Terry, Kenneth Harlan, Claire Adams.
Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. tinted b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation.
Other Titles: American silent horror collection.
Responsibility: Samuel Goldwyn & Rex Beach present ; produced by Goldwyn Pictures Corporation ; directed by Wallace Worsley ; scenario by Charles Kenyon.

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When an incompetent doctor amputates the legs of a young boy, he has no idea that the youth will grow up to be the immoral and embittered Blizzard, a criminal mastermind who orchestrates a bizarre and heinous plot to avenge himself upon his malefactor.

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