Not an FMOF cover (I don’t think!) but a lovely Basil Gogos painting of Todd Browning, troubled and sometimes controversial director, with Lon Chaney as the ‘Man in the beaver fur hat’ from London After Midnight (1927) and Bela Lugosi as Count Mora and Carroll Borland as his daughter/lover Luna from Mark Of The Vampire (1935).
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The Unholy Three, Happy Anniversary! Classic Film, Starring the One and the Only, Lon Chaney; Directed by the One and the Only Tod Browning!
What a film! Heightened to surrealism by the uncanny acting of Lon Chaney; darkened (as always) by the strangest directing hand in Hollywood history, Tod Browning! 50 more words
Film 54 in the “1001 Films to See Before You Die” challenge is 1925’s “The Phantom of the Opera”. I was only aware of the Andrew Lloyd Webber version before seeing this so I had the impression that the two are pretty much the same with maybe a few differences. 1,736 more words
Who knew that all these years the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. held a shot-by-shot cutting continuity made from viewing an actual print of… 197 more words