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Tod Browning Overview:

Director, Tod Browning, was born Charles Albert Browning on Jul 12, 1880 in Louisville, KY. Browning died at the age of 82 on Oct 6, 1962 in Hollywood, CA and was laid to rest in Angelus Rosedale Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA.

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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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 !

By C. S. Williams on Aug 16, 2014 From Classic Film Aficionados

What a film! Heightened to surrealism by the uncanny acting of Lon Chaney; darkened (as always) by the strangest directing hand in Hollywood history, ! Just my little shout-out of you are remembered, Unholy Three. Also starring Victor McLaglen, Mae Busch and Matt Moore. David Kesson was ... Read full article


The Unholy Three, Happy Anniversary! Classic Film, Starring the One and the Only, Lon Chaney; Directed by the One and the Only !

By C. S. Williams on Aug 16, 2014 From Classic Film Aficionados

What a film! Heightened to surrealism by the uncanny acting of Lon Chaney; darkened (as always) by the strangest directing hand in Hollywood history, ! Just my little shout-out of you are remembered, Unholy Three. Also starring Victor McLaglen, Mae Busch and Matt Moore. David Kesson was ... Read full article


The Unholy Three, Happy Anniversary! Classic Film, Starring the One and the Only, Lon Chaney; Directed by the One and the Only !

By C. S. Williams on Aug 16, 2014 From Classic Film Aficionados

What a film! Heightened to surrealism by the uncanny acting of Lon Chaney; darkened (as always) by the strangest directing hand in Hollywood history, ! Just my little shout-out of you are remembered, Unholy Three. Also starring Victor McLaglen, Mae Busch and Matt Moore. David Kesson was ... Read full article


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By Annmarie Gatti on Jul 12, 2013 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Born July 12, 1880 Director ! directed over 60 films from 1915 through 1939, and is probably best known for directing Dracula (1931) and Freaks (1932), as well as his silent film collaborations with Lon Chaney. After running away from home at the age of 16, Browning started... Read full article


Dracula (1931, ), the digest version

on Feb 28, 2013 From The Stop Button

Even though it still falls apart at the end, this truncated, eight millimeter version of Dracula is better than the regular version. It’s exactly what I was hoping for from these Castle Films digests. All of the long dialogue scenes are gone. There’s no explanation of vampires, the entir... Read full article


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Tod Browning Facts
Grew up in Louisville with his cousin, "Old" Pete Browning, a 3 time batting champ, who stole 103 bases in 1887. Pete's commissioning of a bat provided the start of the Hillerich & Bradsby bat company, famous for their Louisville Slugger model. The eccentric Pete drank heavily, apparently due to a chronic mastoid infection, and his catchphrase was "I can't hit the ball, unless I hit the bottle."

Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945". Pages 66-71. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987.

Former circus contortionist.

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