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|Also Known As:||Died:||May 7, 1993|
|Born:||July 16, 1903||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Chicago, Illinois, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Gwynplaine, son of Lord Clancharlie, has a permanent smile carved on his face by the King, in revenge for Gwynplaine's father's treachery. Gwynplaine is adopted by a travelling showman and becomes a popular idol. He falls in love with the blind Dea. The king dies, and his evil jester tries to destroy or corrupt Gwynplaine. Unlike in the original story by Victor Hugo, the lovers escape to France.
A model in an expensive clothing shop quarrels with another model, and an expensive gown is ruined. In order to pay for it, she asks her father, an artist, for the money. In order to get the money, the father gets mixed up with art thieves, is caught and arrested.
In this silent film, a hideously deformed man haunts the sewers beneath the Paris Opera.
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