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The Unknown (1927)

Unrated
63 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

A criminal on the run hides in a circus and seeks to possess the daughter of the ringmaster at any cost.
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Writers
Tod Browning (story) | Waldemar Young (scenario) | Joseph Farnham (titles) (as Joe Farnham)
Cinematographer
Merritt B. Gerstad (photography) (as M. Gerstad)
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Release date
Jun 4, 1927 (United States)

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12 cast members
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Lon Chaney
Alonzo Alonzo   See fewer
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Norman Kerry
Malabar Malabar   See fewer
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Frank Lanning
Costra Costra   See fewer
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Louise Emmons
Gypsy Woman (uncredited) Gypsy Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Italia Frandi
Girl in Audience Flirting with Malabar (uncredited) Girl in Audience Flirting with Malabar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Venezia Frandi
Undetermined Secondary Role (unconfirmed) (uncredited) Undetermined Secondary Role (unconfirmed) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Julian Rivero
Man in Theatre Audience (uncredited) Man in Theatre Audience (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Seay
The Little Wolf (uncredited) The Little Wolf (uncredited)   See fewer
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John St. Polis
Surgeon (uncredited) Surgeon (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.8 / 10 | 7,372 votes