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The Penalty (1920)

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90 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

A deformed criminal mastermind plans to loot the city of San Francisco as well as revenge himself on the doctor who mistakenly amputated his legs.
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Writers
Gouverneur Morris (by) (adapted from his famous novel) | Charles Kenyon (scenario)
Cinematographer
Don Short (photographed by) (as Donovan D. Short)
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Release date
Jul 30, 1920 (United States)

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14 cast members
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Charles Clary
Dr. Ferris Dr. Ferris   See fewer
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Doris Pawn
Barbary Nell Barbary Nell   See fewer
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Jim Mason
Frisco Pete (as James Mason) Frisco Pete (as James Mason)   See fewer
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Lon Chaney
Blizzard Blizzard   See fewer
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Milton Ross
Lichtenstein Lichtenstein   See fewer
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Kenneth Harlan
Dr. Wilmot Allen Dr. Wilmot Allen   See fewer
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Claire Adams
Barbara Ferris Barbara Ferris   See fewer
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Montgomery Carlyle
A Crook (uncredited) A Crook (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cesare Gravina
Art Teacher (uncredited) Art Teacher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Phelps
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Madlaine Traverse
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edouard Trebaol
Bubbles (uncredited) Bubbles (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clarence Wilson
A Crook (uncredited) A Crook (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.4 / 10 | 2,024 votes