When a film opens up with a raspy-voiced Lon Chaney, Jr. ardently singing the title song, it almost comes with a guarantee of a weird trip ahead. 926 more words
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Much has been written in this blog about the loss of older movie theatres, despite attempts to preserve them. Many movie palaces of the twenties, representing the finest period of construction, have been lost. 338 more words
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).
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