Lon Chaney: The Warner Archive Classics Collection (He Who Gets Slapped (1924) / Mockery (1927) / The Monster (1925) / Mr. Wu (1927) / The Unholy Three (1925) / The Unholy 3 (1930)) (6-Disc)

Starring: Lon Chaney
Lon Chaney was the king of the character actors and single-handedly created the role of "horror star." One man. One thousand faces. Six classic films.
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DVD Features:

  • Number of Discs: 6
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 8 hours, 8 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1924
  • Label: Warner Archives
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame
  • Audio:
    • PCM Mono - English

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Lon Chaney was the king of the character actors and single-handedly created the role of "horror star." This collection celebrates his career, showcasing his powers at their peak. One man. One thousand faces. Six classic films.

HE WHO GETS SLAPPED (1924)
Lon Chaney alongside Norma Shearer and John Gilbert.

MOCKERY (1927)
In a striking performance, Chaney proves his talents were not confined to prosthetics and makeup.

THE MONSTER (1925)
Lon Chaney plays the monstrous Ziska, who gathers candidates for his eerie experiments by causing roadway accidents.

MR. WU (1927)
Lon Chaney essays dual characters as the sage Grandfather Wu and his grandson, the "Mandarin" Mr. Wu.

THE UNHOLY THREE (1925)
Chaney plays a ventriloquist who teams with a strongman and a dwarf to embark on a life of crime.

THE UNHOLY 3 (1930)
In his last film -- and only Talkie -- Chaney re-creates his famed silent role, the scheming ventriloquist Professor Echo.

Product Description:

This box set pays homage to the legendary "Man of a Thousand Faces," actor Lon Chaney, Sr. (1883-1930), with six of Chaney's features. Contents include: the melodrama HE WHO GETS SLAPPED (1924), with Chaney as a magnificent scientist who deals with personal tragedy by taking up a career as a circus clown; the period war drama MOCKERY (1927), with Chaney as a Russian peasant who becomes swept up in the Bolshevik Revolution; THE MONSTER (1925), with Chaney as a maniac who pulls in candidates for his bizarre experiments by causing highway accidents; MR. WU (1927), with Chaney in a dual role as the sage Grandfather Wu and his grandson; and THE UNHOLY THREE (1925), with Chaney as an evil ventriloquist who partners up with a dwarf and a strongman for a series of criminal activities. The box set also features the remake of THE UNHOLY THREE, 1930's THE UNHOLY 3 - the only talkie that Chaney, Sr. ever made.
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  • UPC: 883316401750
  • Shipping Weight: 1.05/lbs (approx)
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