A TOUCHING EXAMINATION OF MAKEUP MASTER LON CHANEY, WHO BROUGHT HIS GENIUS TO THE SILVER SCREEN BUT WHOSE PERSONAL LIFE WAS TINGED WITH TRAGEDY.
Robert J. Evans,Dorothy Malone,James Cagney,Jane Greer,Jim Backus,Robert Evans
Academy Award winner James Cagney gives an unforgettable performance as Lon Chaney in this fascinating true story that follows the life of one of the most iconic and mysterious stars in Hollywood history!
Known as the "Man of a Thousand Faces", silent film star Lon Chaney captured the imagination of the world through his incredibly expressive and transformative roles, such as Quasimodo in The Hunchback of Notre Dame and the Phantom from the original Phantom of the Opera. Behind the scenes, however, this long-suffering talented genius' life was filled with trials and tribulations that helped shape some of his most groundbreaking roles.
The Academy Award nominated Man of a Thousand Faces captures the dramatic private life of a humble vaudeville clown who rose to become one of the biggest stars the world has ever seen!