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The Man Who Laughs

Directed by Paul Leni
1928    1h 50m    Not Rated
Drama, Horror, Mystery,
Gwynplaine, son of Lord Clancharlie, has a permanent smile carved on his face by the King, in revenge for Gwynplaine's father's treachery. Gwynplaine is adopted by a travelling showman and becomes a popular idol. He falls in love with the blind Dea. The king dies, and his evil jester tries to destroy or corrupt Gwynplaine.
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Cast of The Man Who Laughs
  • Mary PhilbinDea
  • Conrad VeidtGwynplaine / Lord Clancharlie
  • Julius MolnarYoung Gwynplaine
  • Olga BaclanovaDuchess Josiana
  • Brandon HurstBarkilphedro
  • Cesare GravinaUrsus
  • Stuart HolmesLord Dirry-Moir
  • Sam De GrasseKing James II
  • Josephine CrowellQueen Anne
  • Károly HuszárInnkeeper
  • Zimbo the DogHomo the Wolf
  • Delmo FritzSword Swallower
  • Deno FritzSword Swallower
  • Henry A. BarrowsUndetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
  • Richard BartlettUndetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
  • Les BatesUndetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
  • Charles BrinleyUndetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
  • Carmen CastilloDea's Mother (uncredited)
  • Allan CavanUndetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
  • D'Arcy CorriganUndetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
  • Carrie DaumeryLady-in-Waiting (uncredited)
  • Howard DaviesUndetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
  • Nick De RuizWapentake (uncredited)
  • Louise EmmonsGypsy Hag (uncredited)
  • J.C. FowlerUndetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
  • John GeorgeDwarf (uncredited)
  • Jack A. GoodrichClown (uncredited)
  • Charles HancockUndetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
  • Lila LaPonUndetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
  • George MarionMan at Chatham Prison (uncredited)
  • Torben MeyerThe Spy (uncredited)
  • Joe MurphyHardquanones Messenger (uncredited)
  • Edgar NortonLord High Chancellor (uncredited)
  • Broderick O'FarrellUndetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
  • Lon PoffUndetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
  • Frank PugliaClown (uncredited)
  • Henry RoquemoreUndetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
  • Templar SaxeUndetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
  • Allan SearsUndetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
  • Scott SeatonUndetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
  • Louis SternUndetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
  • Al StewartUndetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
  • Anton VaverkaUndetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
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