Outside the Law

Directed by Tod Browning
1921    76m    Passed
Crime, Romance, Thriller,
In this early collaboration with director Tod Browning (Dracula, Freaks), Chaney delivers a dual performance of dramatic intensity, starring as Ah Wing, a kind-hearted student of Confucian philosophy, and Black Mike Sylva, a murderous rake of the San Francisco underworld.
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Cast of Outside the Law
  • Priscilla DeanMolly Madden (Silky Moll)
  • Wheeler Oakman'Dapper Bill' Ballard
  • Lon ChaneyAh Wing / 'Black Mike' Sylva
  • Ralph Lewis'Silent' Madden
  • E. Alyn WarrenChang Lo
  • Stanley GoethalsThe Kid Across the Hall
  • Melbourne MacDowellMorgan Spencer
  • Wilton TaylorInspector
  • John GeorgeHumpy (uncredited)
  • Stanton HeckPolice Officer (uncredited)
  • Arthur MillettDetective at Party (uncredited)
  • Steve MurphyMember of Black Mike's Gang (uncredited)
  • S.D. WilcoxPoliceman Arresting Madden (uncredited)
  • Anna May WongChinese Girl (uncredited)
  • Bessie WongChinese Girl at Chang Low's (uncredited)
  • Lulu WongChinese Girl at Chang Low’s (uncredited)
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