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LON CHANEY, "MAN OF 1000 FACES" BLOGATHON: The Trap (1922)

Caftan Woman Posted by on May 6, 2018

Maddy of Maddy Loves Her Classic Films and Ruth of Silver Screenings are our hosts for a blogathon salute to LON CHANEY "MAN OF 1000 FACES" on May 5th and 6th. Day One Contributions / Day Two Contributions Yosemite National Park locations were used for this story set in the Province of Quebec. read more

LON CHANEY, "MAN OF 1000 FACES" BLOGATHON: The Trap (1922)

Caftan Woman Posted by on May 6, 2018

Maddy of Maddy Loves Her Classic Films and Ruth of Silver Screenings are our hosts for a blogathon salute to LON CHANEY "MAN OF 1000 FACES" on May 5th and 6th. Day One Contributions / Day Two Contributions Yosemite National Park locations were used for this story set in the Province of Quebec. read more

Lon Chaney, Jr. Places a Call to Dr. Death

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Apr 12, 2018

Lon Chaney, Jr. reflects on a case. Inspired by the popular Inner Sanctum radio suspense series, Calling Dr. Death was the first of a six-film series produced by Universal in the 1940s. It's an imaginative mystery with noirish elements that kicks off the franchise in style. Lon Chaney, J read more

Lon Chaney: A Life in Film

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Aug 2, 2017

Today, I'm writing about the great actor Lon Chaney, one of the most talented and original minds to ever appear in old Hollywood films. This article is part of The 2017 Summer Under the Stars Blogathon hosted by Journeys in Classic Film. Aug. 3 is Chaney's SUTS day. "He was someone who acted read more

Lon Chaney vai ao circo / Lon Chaney goes to the circus: tragedy follows

Critica Retro Posted by Lê on Dec 14, 2016

Lon Chaney vai ao circo / Lon Chaney goes to the circus: tragedy follows Ah, o circo! O picadeiro maravilhoso, o mágico que tira o coelho da cartola, o palhaço sempre tão feliz! O cheiro da pipoca ou do cachorro-quente embala a ideia de que tudo pode acontecer ali. Todos adoram o mundo mágico read more

Boris Karloff Lon Chaney Humanizing Characters

Pop Culture ImagineMDD Posted by ImagineMDD on Apr 25, 2015

Humanizing villainous characters "'Men don't go about being bad just for the sake of being bad. Unless they are Lon Chaney, Priscilla Dean The Wicked Darling mentally deranged. There must be a reason for their badness, some human failing. Otherwise they merely are fictional characters having read more

Silent Movie Rule #7: Don’t mess with Lon Chaney

Movies Silently Posted by Fritzi Kramer on Oct 22, 2014

By Fritzi Kramer on October 22, 2014 in Blog, Humor, Silent Movie Rules Mr. Chaney was one of the most prolific and frightening villains in motion picture history. West of Zanzibar contains one of his most elaborate and warped vengeance schemes. The crime: Lionel Barrymore broke Chaney’s back read more

Lon Chaney thinks that you’re a naughty scamp. Animated GIF

Movies Silently Posted by Fritzi Kramer on Oct 8, 2014

By Fritzi Kramer on October 8, 2014 in Blog, GIF, Humor Just want to get this out in the open: Lon Chaney is one of the best and most interesting actors of the silent era. I love his work. But the man should never, ever play the vanilla male lead. Ever. Look at that face. That face was made for mur read more

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

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Aug 16, 2014

        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! Just my little shout-out of you are remembered, Unholy Three. Also starring Victor McLaglen, Mae Busch an read more

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

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Aug 16, 2014

        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! Just my little shout-out of you are remembered, Unholy Three. Also starring Victor McLaglen, Mae Busch an read more

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

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Aug 16, 2014

        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! Just my little shout-out of you are remembered, Unholy Three. Also starring Victor McLaglen, Mae Busch an read more

Your house guest won’t leave? Do what Lon Chaney does. Animated GIF

Movies Silently Posted by Fritzi Kramer on Aug 15, 2014

By Fritzi Kramer on August 15, 2014 in Blog, GIF, Humor No could do creepy quite like Lon Chaney. I’m not sure anyone wanted to do creepy quite like Lon Chaney. Well, Mr. Chaney had some rather practical methods for creeping out his house guests in The Monster. (You can read my review here.) read more

Blu-ray Review: Lon Chaney in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Apr 30, 2014

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923) Directed by: Wallace Worsley Starring: Lon Chaney, Patsy Ruth Miller, Norman Kerry Produced by: Irving Thalberg 110 minutes Flicker Alley (Blackhawk Films Collection) Of course, back in the 1800s Victor Hugo had no idea he was writing a novel perfectly suited to read more

Lon Chaney tearing our hearts out. Animated GIF

Movies Silently Posted by Fritzi Kramer on Nov 18, 2013

Lon Chaney as a monster would be memorable enough. However, that wasn’t to secret of his appeal. You see, Mr. Chaney was an actor of great depth and skill and he was able to convey the most heartrending emotions on film. Here he is in The Ace of Hearts, his own heart breaking in half. This G read more

Tip for musicians: Don’t play piano with Lon Chaney. Just don’t do it. Animated GIF

Movies Silently Posted by Movies, Silently on Sep 16, 2013

Lon Chaney is scowling beautifully in this scene from The Penalty. You’ll recall that he is a legless master criminal and he has just discovered that the girl who works the pedals for his piano is an undercover cop. There’s really only one way to deal with this kind of betrayal. The pr read more

Mom! Lon Chaney is scaring me again! Animated GIF

Movies Silently Posted by Movies, Silently on Sep 14, 2013

I’ve said it again and again but it’s worth repeating: Lon Chaney was justly famous for his makeup skills but he could be even scarier with no makeup at all. Exhibit A would be his performance in The Penalty. If you have never seen that deranged little gem, do track it down. Chaney pla read more

Evelyn Ankers & Lon Chaney Jr.

The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog Posted by Dan Day Jr. on Jul 13, 2013

Evelyn Ankers & Lon Chaney Jr. represent one of the most unusual Dynamic Duos in Classic Film. They appeared together in a number of thrillers made by Universal Studios in the 1940s. Both of them starred in many other Universal monster movies throughout the decade, and they are generally conside read more

Evelyn Ankers & Lon Chaney Jr.

The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog Posted by Dan Day Jr. on Jul 13, 2013

Evelyn Ankers & Lon Chaney Jr. represent one of the most unusual Dynamic Duos in Classic Film. They appeared together in a number of thrillers made by Universal Studios in the 1940s. Both of them starred in many other Universal monster movies throughout the decade, and they are generally conside read more

Lon Chaney

The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog Posted by Dan Day Jr. on Apr 8, 2013

This weekend I am participating in a Chaney (Sr. and Jr.) Blogathon, hosted by the sites Movies Silently and The Last Drive In. This is my post for Lon Chaney Sr. I wrote it earlier this year on Chaney's birthday, and it represents what the senior Chaney means to me personally. Lon Chane read more

Lon Chaney YouTube Festival (2)

Pretty Clever Films Posted by Brandy Dean on Apr 1, 2013

Thanks for hanging around Pretty Clever Films for the Lon Chaney birthday festivities. Just in case you couldn’t stay home all day to watch Lon Chaney on TCM or you just didn’t get enough Lon Chaney, I’ve put together a little Lon Chaney YouTube festival for you. This playlist con read more
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