Lon Chaney
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Lon Chaney
*April 1, 1883 Colorado Springs, Colorado
as Leonidas Frank Chaney
August 26, 1930 Hollywood, California

American actor, one of the most powerful actors of early cinema

Films

1951

Hollywood Story

1931

The House That Shadows Built

1930

The Unholy Three

1929

Where East Is East
The Hollywood Revue of 1929

1928

West of Zanzibar
The Big City
Laugh, Clown, Laugh
While the City Sleeps

1927

Mr. Wu
London After Midnight
The Unknown
Mockery

1926

Tell It to the Marines
The Road to Mandalay
The Blackbird

1925

The Phantom of the Opera
The Unholy Three
The Monster
The Tower of Lies

1924

He Who Gets Slapped

1923

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

1922

Oliver Twist
A Blind Bargain
Flesh and Blood
The Trap
Shadows
Quincy Adams Sawyer
The Light in the Dark

1921

Bits of Life
Outside the Law
Voices of the City
The Ace of Hearts

1920

Treasure Island
Daredevil Jack
The Penalty

1919

The Miracle Man
Victory
The False Faces

1918

Riddle Gawne

1917

Bondage

1916

The Grip of Jealousy

1915

Where the Forest Ends
Idyll of the Hills, An


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Mon Ciné, nr. 147, 11-12 1924



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Books on Lon Chaney
Robert G. Anderson
Faces, Forms, Films, The Artistry of Lon Chaney
New York, 1971
Books with substantial mentioning of Lon Chaney
David W. Menefee
The First Male Stars, Men of the Silent Era
Albany, 2007

Brian J. Robb
Silent cinema
Harpenden, Herts, 2007

Anthony Slide
Silent Players, A Biographical and Autobiographical Study of 100 Silent Film Actors and Actresses
Lexington, Ky, 2002

Mick LaSalle
Dangerous Men, Pre-Code Hollywood and the Birth of the Modern Man
, 2002

John Dileo
100 Great Film Performances You Should Remember - but probably don't
New York, 2002

Jeanine Basinger
Silent Stars
Hanover and London, 2000

Richard Dyer MacCann
The Stars Appear
Metuchen, NJ & London, 1992

Ann Lloyd (ed.)
Movies of the Silent Years
London, 1985

Michael R. Pitts
Horror Film Stars
Jefferson, N.C., 1981

DeWitt Bodeen
From Hollywood, The Careers of 15 Great American Stars
New York - London, 1976

Ray Stuart (ed.)
Immortals of the Screen
New York, 1965

Charles Donald Fox and Milton L. Silver (eds.)
Who's Who on the Screen
New York City, 1920
Books with an entry on Lon Chaney
Books with photograph(s) of Lon Chaney
John Richard Finch and Paul Elby
Close-Ups, From the Golden Age of the Silent Cinema
South Brunswick and New York - London, 1978
Articles on Lon Chaney
Nicole Brenez, Body Dreams, Lon Chaney and Tod Browning - Thesaurus Anatomicus, in: Bernd Herzogenrath (ed), The Films of Tod Browning, London, 2006
Tim Lucas, Arms and the man, in: Sight & Sound, nr. 3, 2004 pp. 75