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The Man Who Laughs (1928)

Not Rated
110 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

When a proud noble refuses to kiss the hand of the despotic King James in 1690, he is cruelly executed and his son surgically disfigured.
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Director
Writers
Victor Hugo (novel "L'Homme Qui Rit") | J. Grubb Alexander (adaptation) (continuity) | Walter Anthony (titles)
Cinematographer
Gilbert Warrenton (photography)
Editor
Edward L. Cahn (as Edward Cahn)
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$ 4,347
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Release date
Nov 4, 1928 (United States)

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Conrad Veidt
Gwynplaine / Lord Clancharlie Gwynplaine / Lord Clancharlie   See fewer
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Julius Molnar
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Olga Baclanova
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Barkilphedro Barkilphedro   See fewer
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Stuart Holmes
Lord Dirry-Moir Lord Dirry-Moir   See fewer
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Sam De Grasse
King James II (as Sam DeGrasse) King James II (as Sam DeGrasse)   See fewer
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George Siegmann
Dr. Hardquanonne Dr. Hardquanonne   See fewer
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Josephine Crowell
Queen Anne Queen Anne   See fewer
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Károly Huszár
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Zimbo the Dog
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Delmo Fritz
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Deno Fritz
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Henry A. Barrows
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Richard Bartlett
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Les Bates
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Howard Davies
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John George
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Louis Stern
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7.8 / 10 | 4,558 votes